Entries by The National Recycling Coalition

NRC to Spur Action for Sustainable Materials Management in Spring 2015!

Washington DC – The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) announced the first-ever Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Summit to be held May 12 – 13, 2015, at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. The one-and-a-half day Summit will launch a national dialog intended to accelerate sustainable materials management in the United States, and is co-hosted […]

NRC supports the Recycling Industry Coalition policy opposing Dirty MRFs

After spirited and thoughtful debate at the Board of Directors meeting on November 21, 2014, the Board voted to support the Recycling Industry Coalition policy opposing Dirty MRFs. The motion the Board voted on was: The National Recycling Coalition supports the policy adopted by the Recycling Industry Coalition (RIC) in highlighting concerns with the implementation […]

Next NRC Board Meeting

The NRC Board will be meeting October 29th in New York City to welcome the new Board and elect new officers. Additionally, working from the approved updated definition of recycling (see story below), the Board will review the recommendations of the Policy Committee to expand on that definition to cover the following areas: 1. Policies […]

NRC Updates Definition of Recycling

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans, LA, the Board of Directors met in-person and discussed the organization’s definition of recycling to ensure that it remains relevant within the ever-changing recycling “industry”. Special guest, Bill McDonough (author of the popular book, Cradle2Cradle) joined the Board for the lively and […]

2014 NRC Award Winners

The National Recycling Coalition announced seven winners of their National Awards – honoring counties, companies, organizations, and individuals that led recycling across the US. In a special luncheon at the National Conference put on this week in New Orleans by Resource Recycling Magazine, the NRC announced the following slate of winners for 2014. Outstanding Recycling […]

NRC Awards Call for Nominations

Announcing the 2014 National Recycling Coalition Awards To be presented at the Resource Recycling Conference September 15-17. 2014 | New Orleans, LA Nominate the best programs or individual you know in the following categories: NRC’s Lifetime Achievement Award – recognizing an outstanding individual with a lifetime of leadership and dedication to the field of recycling. […]

WEBINAR: Computer Refurbishing and Reverse Logistics

This webinar provides insight on the computer hardware refurbishing and recycling industry and the complexity of factors such as supply and demand, and the hard-to-assess and fast-decaying value of returned hardware during the refurbishing and recycling process.  Date: Tuesday August 19, 2014 Time: 1:30-2:45PM EST Cost: FREE REGISTER HERE Speaker: Peter Sobata, Founder & CEO, recoupIT, inc. […]

July 2014: Federal Trade Commission Green Guides

July 2014 Federal Trade Commission Green Guides Many marketers make deceptive or untruthful claims of their product’s environmental attributes. A Federal Trade Commission representative will explain how their “Green Guides” are designed to ensure claims about carbon offsets, “green” certifications and seals, and renewable or recycled materials are valid. Date: Tuesday July 15, 2014 Time: 1:30-2:45PM EST […]