NERC Virtual Conference: Reframing Recycling in 2021 – March 30 – 31 (1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern): The Northeast Recycling Council’s (NERC) Spring Conference—Reframing Recycling—will focus on what we have learned from past experience, and provide a forum for discussing the industry’s future.
National Volunteer Week is next week and we can’t think of a better time to sincerely thank all our volunteers that have kept MRN up and running especially after a difficult year.
What is EPR? In brief, EPR, also known as Product Stewardship, places responsibility for end-of-life product management on producers and other companies involved in the product chain while encouraging design changes that make products more recyclable.
The financial impact of Covid-19 will undoubtedly be felt through 2021 as state, county and municipal budgets feel the pinch of declining revenues. At the same time, our citizens will continue to expect to recycle services without interruption.
On November 18, we sat down virtually with MRN member Maria Myers, Recycling Manager at Carroll County Maryland Department of Public Works to talk about the County’s recycling program and her own journey into the recycling industry.
On October 13, Richard Keller of the Baltimore County Bureau of Solid Waste Management, Recycling Division shared the significant benefits of buying recycled products and offered tips on how to get started on a “buy recycled” program in your agency. One takeaway was...
The Berkeley of the East and Waste Wizard MRN Member Daryl Braithwaite, Public Works Director for the City of Takoma Park, takes us on a tour of the city's waste management and recycling system. Known as the “The Berkeley of the East,” Takoma Park brings one of our...
On Monday, June 8, we gathered for our third virtual town hall. Joining us were Siera Wigfield, Recycling Coordinator for Allegany County and Charlie Reighart, Recycling and Waste Prevention Manager for Baltimore County.
What does the future hold for national and local market conditions and trends in the age of COVID? On May 29, 2020, Melissa Filiaggi, MRN President, and Manager, Recycling for the Maryland Environmental Service along with Joe Pickard, Chief Economist and Director of...
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