Report: Raising NYC recycling rates could create thousands of new jobs. The Transform Don't Trash coalition estimates that 3,300 jobs could be added if New York City increased recycling rates.
Vermont-based group honored by EPA for diverting food waste. NERC wins the agency's 2016 National Food Recovery Challenge Endorser Award for its food recovery outreach and technical assistance efforts to New England businesses.
EPA Recognizes Outstanding Food Recovery Challenge Participants. NERC is recognized by EPA for its food scrap management work.
Talkin' Trash: Quotes on climate change, profitability and changing consumer habits. “We don’t need to repeat the mistakes that recycling made. We don’t need to pretend that this is free," Casella Resource Solutions Sustainability Manager Abbie Webb said during the Northeast Recycling Council's fall conference.
Northeast recyclers: Organics collection is not recycling — and it is not free. At NERC's annual Fall Conference, panelists from government and industry discuss the costs of organics collection.
Repair and reuse may be future of e-waste, but CRTs are unwelcome reminder of past. Cathode ray tube (CRT) units comprise 70-80% of the recycled electronics received by local programs, but the cost of managing the leaded glass outweighs its value.
Trash Tutorial: Clothing, even shoes, are wanted by recyclers. NERC Conference attendee learns that almost all used textiles can be recycled.
NERC offers business assistance guide for Northeast recyclers. The free “Recycling Business Assistance Guide for the Northeast States” provides state-by-state information and contacts.
New Leadership Elected for the Northeast Recycling Council. Northeast Recycling Council announces new appointees to the Executive Committee of its Board of Directors.
NERC adds two members to board. Todd Moore (New Hampshire) and Mike OConnell (Maryland) have joined the Northeast Recycling Council’s board of directors.
EPA Region 2 Honors NERC with Environmental Champion Award. The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) was awarded an Environmental Champion Award from EPA, Region 2 on May 13, 2016. NERC was one of ten non-profit organizations and 18 individuals to have received this prestigous award. Over the last five years, NERC has worked on a variety of reuse, recycling and organics management projects in New York State, including partnering with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.
Denver Recognized with Silver Level Award from State Electronics Challenge. CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, CO
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The State Electronics Challenge (SEC), a nationwide environmental sustainability initiative that challenges government agencies to 'green' office equipment management, announced the City and County of Denver has been selected to receive the Silver Level Award for its green purchasing and responsible electronic office equipment recycling.
State College Receives Gold Award for Environmental Initiatives.
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by StateCollege.com staff State College Borough received a Gold Award for its sustainability achievements in the State Electronics Challenge, a comprehensive nationwide environmental sustainability initiative that reaches more than 220,000 employees in 47 states. The borough was recognized for its accomplishments in green procurement, energy and paper conservation and responsible recycling of electronic office equipment in 2015.
Recycling In Public - Part 1. An article in Resource Recycling, authored by Roger Guttentag, describes best practices for recycling in public spaces.
Earth Day events on tap at One World Conservation Center. Article in Bennington VT Banner describes Earth Day efforts by One World Conservation Center to encourage citizens to reduce their impacts on environment.
Providence schools awarded for conservation leadership. The Providence Public School Department on Tuesday earns a Gold Award for its achievements in the State Electronics Challenge.
State Electronics Challenge Recognizes the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. ISTC is recognized for its accomplishments in green procurement, energy and paper conservation, and responsible recycling of electronic office equipment in 2015.
Bottle bill would make it more costly to quench your thirst. In New Jersey, officials debate the wisdom of increasing bottle deposits to as much as twenty cents.
CRT Processors Indicate Ample Demand. A webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week featured presentations from four key processors hungry for more CRT glass.
CRT processors indicate ample demand. A webinar, which was organized by U.S. EPA's Region 3 and supported NERC and the Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC), drew more than 200 listeners.
State laws don't change the ways residents view e-scrap. Residents of states with and without electronics recycling laws give similar answers to survey questions.
Experts weigh in on top CRT glass issues. A webinar hosted by the State Electronics Challenge examines the challenges and opportunities relating to recycled CRT glass.