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NRRA offers a #1-7 baled plastics program for our members, which accounts for 25% of all plastics marketed for NRRA members in 2019. NRRA’s Vendor, Trigon Plastics in Newmanstown, PA, processes 90% of the #1-7 plastics on the East Coast making Trigon the largest buyer of #1-7 plastics in US!...Read more


The Wellesley, MA Recycling Disposal Facility is a featured member of NRRA because they do a great job of communicating with their near-28,000 residents! They have worked with NRRA for the past five years with programs including glass and electronics, but we wanted to share their informative...Read more


NRRA is changing the benefits available to non-voting associate members to ensure that voting municipal members—for whose primary benefit NRRA was founded—receive the bulk of NRRA’s staff time and attention. Keep reading and see the full list of voting municipal member and non-voting associate...Read more


Did you know that NRRA's new website has a Resource Library full of resources for solid waste operators, most of which are available for free? The Resource Library contains recorded webinars, videos, and documents that can be filtered by specific resource topics. For example, solid waste...Read more


We are testing a new feature on our website, a Load Request Form . This form is quick and easy to complete either on your computer or from your smart phone. Just answer a few questions and submit the...Read more


Did you know that NRRA has an email listserv as a benefit for its voting municipal members? All voting municipal members of NRRA are invited to join. Participation will help members share and receive information with one another using email.

What is a listserv? It is a method of...Read more


Do you have experience using processed glass aggregate (crushed glass) in road and infrastructure projects in the Northeast?

If so, please complete our survey by Friday, July 10. NRRA is collecting examples of...Read more


Seventh graders from Keene Middle School learned the rules of recycling in their city via classroom workshops on May 28 & 29. About 40 students from two KMS Extensions Program Focused Study Group classes participated in Keene Recycling workshops conducted...Read more

By Alex Hanson, Valley News Staff Writer

For the most part, people bringing their trash to the transfer station, even in a small town such as Unity, take little notice of the people who work there, said Vanessa Keith, who has worked at the town’s Mica Mine Road facility since 1997 and now...Read more


Keene, NH –Eighth graders from Keene Middle School learned the basics of composting through virtual classroom workshops on April 29 & 30. About 30 students from two KMS STEM Focused Study Group classes participated in Back To The Earth workshops conducted by Education Manager Heather Herring...Read more