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Call for Papers for NERC’s Fall 2021 Conference


The Northeast Recycling Council invites all who are interested in presenting at its virtual Fall Virtual Conference on October 12 - 13 to submit a presentation abstract.

Conference Topics 

  • Environmental Justice
  • Reuse
  • Organics
  • Policies
  • Transportation Issues & Impact on Recycling Industry


NERC Annual Environmental Leadership Award - Applications Being Accepted

Advancing and supporting a sustainable economy and environment is especially critical this year.  In recognition, NERC seeks nominees for its annual Environmental Sustainability Leadership.

The award program offers a unique opportunity for individuals and companies in NERC’s 11-state region that demonstrate an impact on an environmentally sustainable economy in furtherance of the NERC mission.  Awards are given to the public and private sector, with a special category reserved for NERC Advisory Members.

To be eligible, an organization or individual must be located within one or more of NERC’s 11-member states.  Applications are due August 14.

“Every year we receive dozens of outstanding applications and are always impressed by the range and depth of what is accomplished in our region, “ Lynn Rubinstein, NERC Executive Director commented. “It is obvious that the commitment to an economically sustainable economy thrives in the Northeast and we are proud to be able to recognize the leaders in these efforts,” she added.

Award presentations will be made in October during the NERC Conference. For more information about the Conference, visit the NERC website.

A copy of the Award Application – 2021 NERC Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award is available for download.

For more information, contact Lynn Rubinstein, Executive Director.


NERC's Fall '21 Conference Dates Set

October 12 - 13 - Virtual Conference