Meet the Speakers: Jessica Branom-Zwick, Cascadia Consulting Group. At the 2017 Resource Recycling Conference, Executive Director Lynn Rubinstein will moderate a session entitled “New Ways to Look at Recycling”.
REGIONAL GROUPS PARTNER FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN. NERC and the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) develop five-year plan for collaboration on materials management issues in the Northeast US.
NERC partners to provide compost operator training. NERC and other groups will provide a two-day compost operator training Aug. 9-10, 2017 at Always Something Farm in Croydon, New Hampshire.
Northeast associations partner to advance sustainable materials management. NERC partners with Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) to address solid waste management issues in the northeast US.
NERC updates resource detailing mandatory recycling laws. Originally compiled by NERC in 2011, the resource has been updated for the first time since then.
Corvallis honored for sustainable technology efforts. Corvallis, the only city in Oregon to partner with the State Electronics Challenge, is honored by the program for the fifth consecutive year.
Assessing the ROI of EPR. The success of Connecticut's electronics EPR program, based on a model developed by NERC, is analyzed.
State Electronics Challenge reaches 166 participants. Administered by NERC, the State Electronics Challenge reached 166 participants in 2016.
ISTC Earns Gold Level Recognition from State Electronics Challenge for Third Year in a Row. The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is recognized again for
its accomplishments in green purchasing, energy conservation, and
responsible recycling of electronic office equipment.
NERC issues call for papers for fall conference. The Conference will be held in Amherst MA on November 13-14, and will include the celebration of NERC's 30th anniversary.
E-Waste Not, E-Want Not: Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Our Electronic Castoffs. Lynn Rubinstein, NERC's Executive Director, is among those interviewed about the state of e-cycling in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Northeast Recycling Council turns 30, takes on new tasks. NERC staff reflect upon three decades of challenges and success, and discuss plans and hopes for the future.
A REBOOT THROUGH REUSE. NERC's Athena Lee Bradley writes that extending product life cycles can bring big benefits to communities of all sizes.