Introduction to Recycling
Since 1994 and usually offered in March and September, this course provides a great background for a career in the field. Introducing trade terms, history, law, practice, current issues and many of the technical problems the recycling industry faces, this course is a must have. Taught by longtime Zero-Waster and Materials Doctor Arthur Boone, Introduction to Recycling (ITR) is so informative that attendees have even included those who have been in the field for years.
Registrants will be advised to consult the book, “Introduction to Recycling” which is posted online. The majority of the presenters will be NCRA members working in the recycling field. Most of the classroom day will be spent listening to guest speakers and completing exercises designed to enhance the basic concepts in the field.
Under the general leadership of Arthur Boone, NCRA’s Educational Chairperson, a series of recycling industry leaders will address specific topics. Speakers to be announced.
Who Should Attend?
The course is designed for newcomers to the recycling field and is an ideal orientation for many individuals such as: entry-level program assistants, interns, professionals from other fields, members of local advisory committees, city council members and staff, members of the board of supervisors, activists, solid waste handlers, recycling facility employees, commercial and industrial facility recycling program managers and staff.
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