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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Taiwan joins countries curbing scrap imports

Governments across Southeast Asia continue to restrict recovered material imports. In the latest developments, Taiwan added plastic and paper restrictions, Vietnam rolled out new guidelines and Malaysia considered importing from certain countries only. Taiwan: Scrap material imports have risen sharply this …
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China trade roundup: More materials barred at year’s end

Even as exporters move off of China as a destination for certain recyclables, the country remains a crucial market. And several recent Chinese developments carry industry-wide implications. Ban expansion: The Chinese government has confirmed it will ban additional recovered materials …
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December 12, 2018 NRC Board of Directors Meeting

NRC December Board of Directors Meeting 
Wed, Dec 12, 2018 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
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NRC Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Noon to 2:00 p.m. ET
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CT
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. MT
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT


  1. Welcome/Introductions/Roll Call – Chair Barry/Secretary Pierpont [12 p.m]
  2. Approval of the Agenda (MOTION) – Chair Barry 
  3. Approval of Minutes (MOTION) – Secretary Pierpont [12:05 p.m]
  4.  Treasurer’s Report and Finance Committee Report (MOTION)Treasurer Pitt
    • Membership/Fundraising Update – Turley/Gordon
  5. Executive Director Report – Executive Director Griek
  6. President’s Report – President Keeling [12:10 p.m]
  7. Committee Updates
  • Awards Committee –
  • Campus Council & Murray J Fox Trust Fund – DeBell
  • Communications Committee
  • Disaster Debris Task Force Update
  • Library Committee – Clarke
  • Markets Council & Recycling Jobs Task Force
  • National Standards Certification Board
  • Policy Committee
  • Resource Recycling Op-Eds
  • Recycling Organizations Council
  • Slate/Elections Committee
  • 2018 Conference Committee Planning
  • Other Committee Updates as Requested
  1. NRC Members & Public Comment – Chair Barry
  2. Other Business – Chair Barry
  3. Next Meeting Date: January 9, 2019 (noon to 2 p.m. ET)
  4. Call for Adjournment  (MOTION)  – Chair Barry [2:00 p.m]
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