If you are currently enrolled as a student and would like to learn about plastics recycling issues and network with recycling’s most experienced professionals, consider attending NERC’s Fall Conference on October 29 – 30 in Providence, Rhode Island.  NERC has one scholarship left for the Much Ado About Plastics Conference that will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

At the Conference, plastics recycling issues will be the focus.  Presentations will include: the packaging industry’s journey towards sustainability; the paradox of plastics; the economics of and lessons learned from Extended Producer Responsibility legislation; single use plastic legislation; innovative products, programs and technology; the Basel plastics decision; the value of plastics in today’s marketplace; toxics in packaging; PFAS; andstrategies for plastics education.

See the Agenda for more details about the speakers and schedule: https://nerc.org/conferences-and-workshops/event-agenda

Please note: The scholarship covers the cost of the Conference registration only.  All travel costs and accommodations are the responsibility of the student.

Students interested in being considered for the Conference scholarship, should send their resume to Mary Ann Remolador, NERC’s Assistant Director & Event Organizer, (802) 254-3636.