Two recycled-content bills gain approval in California. California bill raising the limit for lead in recycled glass brings the state in line with the current version of the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) model legislation.
Best practices for negotiating government contracts. Shahrzad Habibi of In the Public Interest (ITPI) describes municipal waste contract best practices during a recent NERC webinar.
Northshire Notes. NERC Assistant Director Mary Ann Remolador discusses challenges to recycling markets in the wake of Chinese recyclables ban.
Recycling can turn trash into products, profits for processors, manufacturers. NERC Executive Director Lynn Rubinstein describes how domestic markets are evolving in response to China's recyclables ban.
Towns struggle with skyrocketing costs, public confusion as recycling market ‘disappears’. One way out of the current recycling crisis is the opening of new paper mills to deal with recycled fiber, as detailed by NERC in a recent report.
Year packed with packaging regulations. Article on the year's packaging legislation describes NERC's webinar, US Regulatory Approaches for Packaging.
California bill to amend toxics limits in recycled glass packaging. New legislation will bring California in line with the model law of Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH), a program administered by NERC.
Blended Commodity (Scrap) Values in the Northeast: Northeast Recycling Council Report. Contents of NERC's recent Blended Commodity Values report are described.
Building capacity for EPR. Article on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) cites the involvement of NERC in product stewardship legislation.
New leadership elected for Northeast Recycling Council. The board of directors of the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) has elected a new leadership team.