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3/12/20

Keene, NH –The fifth graders of Symonds Elementary School learned the basics of recycling through a class waste audit on February 20. About 50 enthusiastic students participated in three Garbage Guerrillas workshops. The workshops were conducted by Education Manager Heather Herring of Northeast...Read more

1/8/20

From December 2014 to January 2019, Rollinsford NH (Population 2,527) embraced single stream recycling i.e. putting all recyclables, including aluminum cans, cardboard, glass jars and bottles, paper, plastics and steel cans, into one container and shipping them to market where they were...Read more

11/15/19

Concord, NH – NRRA’s School Recycling Club is very proud to have been awarded a second NH Partners in Education Gold Circle Award for their work with Hampstead Central School. Held at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH, the presentation breakfast on November 1st recognized awardees...Read more

11/13/19

Rochester, VT –White River Solid Waste Alliance is continuing their school outreach efforts again this year. As part of their Solid Waste Implementation Plan (SWIP), they have engaged NRRA (Northeast Resource Recovery Association) to provide four workshops and two technical assistance trainings...Read more

11/5/19

Keene, NH –The skies were overcast but spirits were bright on Oct. 29, as students at John H. Fuller Elementary School conducted a school waste audit, known as Trash On the Lawn Day (TOLD). NRRA Education Manager Heather Herring from NRRA’s School Recycling Club, trained 120 fourth and fifth...Read more

10/18/19

Contoocook, NH – On Oct. 10, with a backdrop of beautiful fall foliage, students at Maple Street Elementary School conducted a school waste audit, known as Trash On the Lawn Day (TOLD). NRRA Educators Cindy Sterling and Heather Herring from NRRA’s School Recycling Club, trained sixty-six sixth-...Read more

10/10/19

Somersworth, NH – On Sept. 30, the students of Somersworth Middle School conducted a school waste audit, known as Trash On the Lawn Day (TOLD). Gwen Erley and Heather Herring from NRRA’s School Recycling Club, trained 120 seventh grade students how to identify and pull recyclables from a...Read more

10/10/19

Somersworth, NH – On Sept. 24, Maple Wood Elementary School third-graders conducted a school waste audit known as Trash On the Lawn Day (TOLD). Educators Gwen Erley and Julia Kummerfeldt from NRRA’s School Recycling Club, trained 125 students how to identify and pull recyclables from school...Read more

8/6/19

Bethlehem, NH - As part of their USDA YIMBY! Yes In My Backyard! Grant, NRRA presented a grant-funded Trash On the Lawn Day (TOLD) at Copper Cannon Camp.

On August 6, NRRA Educators Cindy Sterling and Julia Le May assisted the campers at Copper Cannon Camp with a waste audit. Bags of...Read more

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