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- ZW002 Join NERC Government Recycling Demand Champions - Submitted
ZW002 Join NERC Government Recycling Demand Champions - Submitted
Posted by Meredith Moore on April 11, 2021
The Zero Waste iCAP Team made the following recommendation ZW002 Join Northeastern Recycling Council Government Recycling Demand Champions on 4/2/21:
University of Illinois to join the NERC Government Demand Champion Program.
- Free technical assistance in training, recognition, and tools to support efforts in the program. This will help us find more Post-consumer recycled (PCR) products by engaging with existing or identifying new vendors, provide training opportunities to department buyers, and/or provide the SWATeam with innovative engagement tools to increase buy-in across campus.
- Aligns with State of Illinois Procurement Code (ILCS 500/45-15 & ILCS 500/45-20)
- First University to join the program
- National recognition for sustainability commitment
- Support a circular economy