Did you know that the Northeast Resource Recovery Association is one of only a handful of nonprofits in the entire country that offers a recyclables marketing cooperative model? This means that we directly connect sellers of recyclable commodities to purchasers of those commodities. Last year,...Read more
On Monday and Tuesday, November 16 and 17, NRRA presented about using processed glass aggregate in infrastructure projects at the virtual event "Increasing the Use of Recycled Content in Infrastructure Projects." Over 85 people joined for two afternoons to learn about using processed glass...Read more
EPSOM, NH (November 12, 2020) – The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA), a recycling nonprofit that enables communities to manage their own recycling programs, has released an ArcGIS story map and video that provide a transparent look at glass recycling. At a time when depressed...Read more
The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) has announced the recipients of its 2020 Recycling Awards, which recognize organizations and individuals for their contributions to support NRRA’s mission of partnering to make recycling strong through economic and environmentally sound...Read more
We are happy to report that this year's Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 4th was bursting with members participating online! Over 55 members and staff tuned in to hear all things NRRA. Executive Director Reagan Bissonnette welcomed the group to our virtual gathering, thanking members for...Read more
NRRA has become aware of two recent fires related to the improper recycling of lawnmowers by residents. Lawnmowers can be safely recycled with scrap metal, but only if they are fully emptied of gas beforehand.
In one case, a resident recycled a lawnmower that still had gas in it. When...Read more
Norm Bowles, the former operator of the Canterbury NH Recycling Center, passed away on October 17, 2020 at 90 years of age surrounded by family and friends.
He often referred to himself as a “young boy” and the “bad boy of Canterbury”.
Norm’s son David knew how much he meant to...Read more
NRRA works hard for you in many ways you might not be aware of! An important part of our job is to look out for you, our members. We are constantly checking to make sure transactions and pricing are correct...Read more
Brian Bartram, NRRA board member from Salisbury, CT, was excited to share a new panoramic video with us of their new Transfer Station for Salisbury and Sharon. It was 25 years from an idea to the ribbon cutting ceremony this past week. It is one of the oldest transfer stations in Connecticut and...Read more
Blue skies and a brand new recycling facility attracted NRRA members from near and far to attend the October 14th outdoor meeting. We were all eager to hear about what sparked Gilford to build this $1.4 million recycling center complete with horizontal baler and floor scale and what advice they...Read more