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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


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


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

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

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

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

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


Did you know that NRRA is filming a video about processed glass aggregate (PGA) and how it can be used in road and infrastructure projects? About 65 communities in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts participate in NRRA's PGA program, which enables communities to...Read more


NRRA participated in the North Country Council's "Solid Waste in the North Country" event on August 19 for a discussion of solid waste management systems, the importance of recycling, and the general management of...Read more


Did you know that July 28 is National Milk Chocolate Day? Our own Heather Herring, Education Manager, recently presented as part of Sustainability Day to members of the Lindt Chocolate Research and Development, Creativity, and Procurement Teams. They requested to learn more about where NH...Read more