APR, NERC launch Government Recycling Demand Champions Program. The Government Demand Champions program is designed to support increased purchasing of products made with postconsumer products by government entities.
Oregon DEQ calls for emphasis on 'low-impact' materials, not 'recyclable'. During a recent NERC webinar, Oregon DEQ policy analyst David Allaway called for "prioritizing material options that have the lowest greenhouse gas emissions, lowest energy use and overall most limited effects on the environment."
Market realities. NERC Executive Director Lynn Rubinstein pens an analysis of end-use options for recyclables.
NERC: MRFs See Increase in Residuals, Processing Costs. NERC Executive Director Lynn Rubinstein discusses the financial realities currently facing recycling.
NERC releases most recent 'MRF Blended Value Report'. NERC updates its quarterly reports on the blended value of materials processed at Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs).
NERC: Survey shows rise in MRF processing costs. The average value of a ton of recyclables was $42.41 during the fourth quarter of 2019, but the average processing cost increased to $87 per ton.
NERC hosting workshop on recycled content in infrastructure. Attendees will be provided with insights and examples of practical applications.