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NERC-APR Government Demand Recycling Champions Program Launched

NERC & the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) have formally announced their new partnership to grow a groundbreaking campaign that expands market demand for recycled resins and improves plastic recycling in North America. The Government Recycling Demand Champions, a companion to APR’s well-established Recycling Demand Champions Campaign, will be tailored to state, regional and local governments around the United States. It will be hosted by NERC, working in close collaboration with APR. Click here for more information, or contact Lynn Rubinstein.

NERC 2020 Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award Program Announced

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) is pleased to announce the 2020 Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award program. The award will recognize individuals or organizations for the impact they have made on an environmentally sustainable economy within the NERC 11-state region.

Applications for the 2020 NERC Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award are due August 14.

Awards will be given in recognition of demonstrated change supporting an environmentally sustainable economy as the result of a project that furthers NERC’s mission, in three categories:

  • NERC Advisory Member
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector

For more information about the Conference, visit the NERC website.

A copy of the Award Application – 2020 NERC Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award can be downloaded.

For more information, contact Lynn Rubinstein, Executive Director.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic has Impacted Reducing & Recovering Wasted Food Webinar - May 20 - PowerPoints & Recordings Posted

Using Recycled Content in Infrastructure Workshop Rescheduled to November 17, 2020


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NERC's SPRING CONFERENCE Rescheduled to the Fall—Rebooting Recycling: A Fresh Look at Solutions—October 20 - 21

The Conference agenda and registration will be available by mid-Summer.