NERC webinar to discuss opportunities with MRF glass

NERC webinar to discuss opportunities with MRF glass

The Northeast Recycling Council will host a free webinar May 16 focused on the Closed Loop Fund’s recent MRF Glass Study.

April 13, 2018
Edited by Megan Workman
Association news Municipal Recycling

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC), Brattleboro, Vermont, has announced it will host a free webinar Wednesday, May 16, 2018, focused on finding opportunities in glass recovered from material recovery facilities (MRFs).

The Finding Opportunities in MRF Glass webinar, set for 2-3:30 p.m. EST, will explore the findings of the Closed Loop Fund’s (CLF’s) recent MRF Glass Study; Governmental Advisory Associates’ MRF data that informed CLF’s study; CLF’s tool for assisting MRFs and municipalities to calculate the financial return based on their glass recycling set up; an overview of Aero Aggregates’ use of recycled glass to make a foam glass aggregate; Massachusetts’ work to address the glass recycling issues that have ensued since the closing of the glass bottling company in Milford, Massachusetts; and the research about MRFs conducted by the Governmental Advisory Associates. 

The presenters include:

The webinar is free, but registration is required. For more information, contact NERC Assistant Director Mary Ann Remolador by email at

NERC is a nonprofit organization that conducts research, projects, training and outreach on issues associated with source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and environmentally preferable purchasing.

Closed Loop Fund, an investment fund that finances scaling recycling infrastructure and sustainable manufacturing technologies that advance the circular economy, is part of the New York-based Closed Loop Partners, which invests in sustainable consumer goods, advanced recycling technologies and the development of the circular economy.