Expanding capacity for residential mixed paper. NERC board member Chazz Miller references an updated NERC report on 18 domestic paper mills that have increased recycling capacity.
China's ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants. Domestic recycling capacity continues to grow since NERC found in 2018 that 17 paper mills have increased capacity to handle recyclable paper.
Washington becomes 10th state to pass EPR for paint. NERC Advisory Member Paintcare will administer the paint recycling program in the State of Washington.
Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) Fall Conference. NERC's Fall Conference will take place in Providence RI, on October 29-30, 2019.
The Global Printing Inks Market Is Expected To Reach $23,881.9 Million By 2023. "...the Toxics in Packaging Legislation provided by The Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) that has been implemented in nineteen states in the U.S., prohibits the additional presence of metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium, and the hexavalent chromium found in many dyes, inks, pigments, stabilizers and adhesives that are used for packaging."
Environmental Leadership Program shares results and award winners for 2018. The State Electronics Challenge, administered by NERC, announces its 2018 awardees.