Sorting out the future of mixed paper. While prices for recycled mixed paper are at historic lows, NERC reports that paper mills are opening and/or expanding their capacity.
Industry-Led Coalition Calls for Recycled Content Minimum in Plastic Bags. NERC is a member of the Recycle More Bags coalition, which calls for more recycled content in plastic bags.
One quick guide for recycling no-nos. NERC collaborates on Think Twice poster listing materials that do not belong in recycling bins.
Municipalities reject new waste, recycling contracts. “It’s becoming more expensive for the towns that are absorbing the costs of recycling programs,” says Lynn Rubinstein, NERC executive director. “I think we’re seeing towns being faced with more expenses and having to absorb that into their budget or find opportunities to offset the costs.”
ERCC Announces Comprehensive Resource for Keeping Track of State Electronics Recycling Laws. The Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC) today officially announced the launch of a new website - the e-Cycle Compliance Calendar.
Northeast Recycling Council Accepting Nominations For Environmental Sustainability Leadership Awards. NERC will bestow its annual Environmental Sustainability Leadership Awards at its Fall 2019 Conference in Providence RI.