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Our final Ask Me Anything: Recycling Edition event was full of more helpful insights into recycling. Our panel of recycling experts answer audience-submitted questions about recycling. From the basics (What is recycling contamination?), to the nitty-gritty (What are the costs and savings involved in recycling?) We dive into some detail and big-picture questions when it comes to recycling in the Northeast!
OUR RECYCLING EXPERTS:
- Reagan Bissonnette is the Executive Director of the Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA). Reagan writes and speaks extensively about recycling and waste reduction, including in regional and national forums. She is a member of the New Hampshire Solid Waste Working Group, which is responsible for assisting the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services with solid waste planning and policy initiatives.
- Bonnie Bethune is the Senior Member Services Representative of the Northeast Resource Recovery Association. She assists NRRA’s municipal members with a wide variety of technical assistance and cooperative marketing and purchasing needs. This includes marketing tractor-trailer loads of recyclable material to environmentally sound vendors, providing hands-on technical assistance to help solid waste facility operators improve their solid waste management and planning, and coordinating household hazardous waste events for municipalities.
- Josh Whipple was born and raised in Swanzey, NH and has been working at the Town of Swanzey Recycling for 11 years - starting as a part time employee in the Summer of 2011, Assistant Manager the Fall of 2013, and Solid Waste Manager since Spring of 2016. He is a senior operator and was the “Rookie of the Year” in 2016 at the NRRA’s 36th Annual Conference. Josh also sits on the the Board of Trustees for NRRA.
This material is based upon work supported under a grant by the Rural Utilities Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Rural Utilities Service. Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc., is an equal opportunity provider and employer.