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9/23/20

Keene, NH asked NRRA to research two food scrap composting systems in order to reduce the weight that is going into MSW (Municipal Solid Waste). Heather Herring created a video to show how she set up a Subpod composting system using worms in her yard to test the ease of setup, use, and amount of...Read more

9/23/20

Heather Herring, Education Manager of NRRA, joined the Strafford Regional Planning Commission meeting to discuss current issues with recycling, solid waste, and composting with their members in New Hampshire. SRPC's focus for this meeting was on finding ways communities could band together to...Read more

9/23/20

Welcome back, MOM meetings! Members drove their trucks up, up, up and around the capped Manchester, NH landfill to meet in person for the first time since March due to COVID-19. We had the best view and the best September weather on top to catch up on NRRA news and discuss items! Later in the...Read more

9/23/20

The Times They Are A-Changing

If nothing else, the recycling market is exciting! Prices for recyclables go up and down, tipping fees for MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) increase, methods of collecting waste change, and our members change with them. NRRA has worked with Merrimack, NH for the...Read more

9/22/20

Did you know that NRRA helped its members recycle 2,206,857 pounds of plastics in 2019? According to estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency, those recycled plastics had the environmental impact of conserving 1,655,145 gallons of gasoline! To learn more about the other materials NRRA...Read more

9/21/20

NRRA would like to thank Madeleine DiIonno for her valuable volunteer service to NRRA. Over the past year, Madeleine assisted NRRA as a graduate student at the University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy. She volunteered her time to assist NRRA with its glass recycling work, and...Read more

9/11/20
SHIP Lessons (Supporting Home Instruction Plan)

NRRA's School Recycling Club has pivoted their on-site classroom workshops and school-wide technical assistance ...Read more

9/8/20
We made lemonade out of lemons. NRRA is pleased to announce our 2020 Summer Webinar Series recordings are available! Eighteen presentations that would have been available at our annual conference are ready to be watched.

These webinars are available are open to all. The following audiences are...Read more

9/8/20
It all started on a summer afternoon in 2008 when Ivar Martin was crushing rocks for the town of Goffstown, NH. He was watching the glass crusher that NRRA hired and said, "I can build a better mousetrap (glass crusher)". Ivar did and has been NRRA's glass crusher ever since that time for our...Read more
9/4/20

The Northeast Resource Recovery Association appreciates pets who remind everyone to recycle!Read more

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