Webinar: Environmental Benefits Calculators - How they Work & How they Can Help


June 08, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Join NERC and NEWMOA for a comprehensive webinar highlighting environmental benefits calculators demonstrating the climate change value of source reduction, reuse and recycling.  Featured calculators include:

  • WARM – is a tool for solid waste planners and organizations track and voluntarily report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions, energy savings, and economic impacts from various waste management practices. WARM calculates and totals these impacts from baseline and alternative waste management practices—source reduction, recycling, anaerobic digestion, combustion, composting and landfilling.
  • ReCon – companies, government entities, and individuals estimate the environmental impacts from purchasing and/or manufacturing materials with varying degrees of post-consumer recycled content.
  • ReFed – Calculator to estimate the impacts of reducing food waste
  • Electronics Environmental Benefits Calculators – Cellphones, monitors, computers, televisions, servers, and imaging equipment



April 8, 2020: Effective Communication and Outreach in the Waste Industry >>

Lea Hensel, Business Development Specialist, Foth Infrastructure and Environment, [email protected]: Presentation >>
Luke Soiseth, Principal and Copywriter, Mod and Co., [email protected]: Presentation (26MB) >>
Alita Kane, Community Program Coordinator, The Recycling Partnership, [email protected]: Presentation >>

April 17, 2020: Impact of COVID-19 on Recycling & Waste in Iowa >>

Joe Bolick, Director, Iowa Waste Reduction Center, [email protected]
Alan Schumacher, IRA President, Business Development and Sales, Quincy Recycle, [email protected]
Lea Hensel, Business Development Specialist, Foth Infrastructure and Environment, [email protected]