Food Scraps Composting At Schools. Food Scraps Composting At Schools As a follow-up to NERC’s successful Vermont School Recycling and Composting, NERC staff Athena Lee Bradley wrote an article about the project for BioCycle Magazine. The article was published in October and provides an overview of the project, including: Steps to School Composting Success, Saving Money through Reduction, and Lessons Learned. The article also included updates on other school recycling and composting projects in Vermont.
Industry bites back after New York Times recycling column. Recycling experts respond to opinion piece published in the New York Times that questioned the value of recycling.
Rallying Around Reuse Pt. 2. NERC staff members author a two-part series detailing best practices on how to promote reuse in municipalities now and into the future. Second of a two-part series.
Rallying Around Reuse. NERC staff members author a two-part series detailing best practices on how to promote reuse in municipalities now and into the future. First of a two-part series.
From Scrap Magazine. The State Electronics Challenge, administered by NERC, recognizes 12 entities as 2014 winners.
State Electronics Challenge winners for 2014 announced. The program, administered by NERC, recognizes organizations for their efforts to promote green electronics in their premises and reduce usage of paper and energy.
State Electronics Challenge announces 2014 award winners. A dozen organizations have earned recognition for their efforts to purchase green electronics, reduce energy and paper use and responsibly divert e-scrap.
NERC works with Clarkson University to Implement "Move Out" event. NERC partnered with representatives from Clarkson University, the Development Authority of the North Country, the Local Living Venture, the St. Lawrence County Solid Waste Department, the St. Lawrence County Environmental Management Council, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to implement a "Take it or Leave it" event at Clarkson to promote reuse of usable items generated during college move out at the end of the academic year. Catch the YouTube video.
ISTC Receives Gold Level Recognition from the State Electronics Challenge. The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), the parent organization for the Sustainable Electronics Initiative (SEI), has received Gold Level recognition from the State Electronics Challenge for activities in 2014.