NRC Sub Logo

NRC Recycling News and Latest Posts

December 1, 2019

2020 U.S. National Zero Waste Conference

An image of...

March 18 & 19, 2020

UC Berkeley – Berkeley, CA

The National Zero Waste Conference is a two day educational and networking event organized by the National Recycling Coalition as their contribution to Zero Waste Week. The National Zero Waste Conference is ticketed independent of other Zero Waste Week events.

Registration is now open! Discounts are available for NRC members. Don't miss the early bird discounts that end on December 18th.

Northern California Recycling Association’s popular Recycling Update will be held the day before the National Zero Waste Conference. To receive a $55 discount on the National Zero Waste Conference, register first for Recycling Update.

Contact us for sponsorship information.

Click here for more information about this upcoming event and here for an event flyer.
An image of...



California Resource Recovery Association
The NRC/CRRA Market Development Workshop scheduled on November 13th has been rescheduled for early February 2020. Check here for event information that will be finalized in the next few weeks.

The event will feature a robust dialogue about recycling market development and will help attendees develop a deeper understanding of the mechanisms and current trends that are supporting market development for recovered materials. Participants will learn about state and local opportunities to enhance local economies by making productive use of the materials collected in the state and region

Attendees will learn and share in facilitated, interactive discussions that aim to build understanding about the nuts and bolts of the process, identify successes, allies, and potential financing opportunities, and meet potential partners that will help close the loop on domestic recycled material markets.

Draft Agenda

Making Economic Case & Opportunities to Expand Markets
Recycling Markets in Southern CA
Nuts & Bolts of Recovery Market Opportunities in Cali Baja Region
Interactive Breakout - Market Development
Next Steps for Recycling Market Development in CA
Interactive Breakout - Economic Drivers of Local Recycling


EPA logo2

REMADE Unveils $24M to Advance Circular Economy

The investment aims to address knowledge gaps that can increase plastics recycling and increase the remanufacturing and reuse of products.Continue Reading→

KC Recycling expands capacity for CRT glass

The company plans to invest in new equipment and processes to double the amount of cathode ray tube glass it processes.Continue Reading→

NWRA recognizes best in recycling

Awards in five categories were given to companies that have made substantial contributions to the U.S. recycling industry through partnerships, public education and innovations.Continue Reading→

Alabama’s new curbside programs sees success

Audits show participation in the new recycling program has increased by 25,000 households.Continue Reading→

The Recycling Partnership Announces Pathway to Recyclability Initiative Investment

Colgate-Palmolive becomes first company to fund navigation of five‑step-gated recyclability process.Continue Reading→

U.S., China Agree to Reduce Tariffs Pending Deal

Bloomberg reports that Trump administration officials are optimistic that phase one of a comprehensive trade deal might come together this month.Continue Reading→

Eco-Products Helps Bonnaroo Turn Trash into Treasure

Bonnaroo has partnered with Eco-Products for the past eight years to supply compostable products like beer cups, plates, food trays, forks and other items.Continue Reading→

New Podcast Series Explores China’s Recycling Revolution

The four-part South China Morning Post podcast series features industry veteran and Waste360 columnist Chaz Miller.Continue Reading→

PPRCE 2019: Changing the narrative around plastics

Speakers address the benefits and challenges associated with plastics.Continue Reading→

PPRCE 2019: The changing face of packaging

E-commerce and sustainability exert their influence on packaging.Continue Reading→
facebook twitter linkedin