Let's Talk Trash - Solid Waste Challenges Facing Municipalities

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Nearly 100 New Hampshire House representatives and members of the public attended this continuing education event with more watching via live stream.  Reagan Bissonnette, NRRA Executive Director, spoke about the current recycling markets and whether recycling is still worthwhile in New Hampshire.  Below is the agenda for the full event, including the times each section was addressed in the video recording.  

  1. Introduction

    Rep. Karen Ebel, Deputy Speaker of the House

    Chair, HB 617 Recycling and Solid Waste Management in NH Study Committee 

    Link to handouts: Primary Disposal Facilities; Disposal Need and Capacity  

    Video: 1:06 to 1:11 PM

  1. Regulation of Solid Waste in New Hampshire

              Michael Nork, Environmental Analyst

              Solid Waste Management Bureau, Department of Environmental Services

              Video: 1:11 to 1:33 PM

  1. Status of Recycling Markets in New Hampshire: Is Recycling Still Worthwhile?

              Reagan Bissonnette, Executive Director

              Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA)

              Link to PowerPoint Presentation

              Video: 1:33 to 1:59 PM

  1. Landfills: This Ain’t Your Grandfather’s Dump

              Marc Morgan, City of Lebanon Solid Waste Manager

              Link to PowerPoint Presentation

              Video: 1:59 to 2:21 PM

  1. Wrap up and Q and A

             Rep. Ebel and Presenters

             Video: 2:21 to 3:10 PM

Recycling and Solid Waste Management Final Report

(HB 617, Chapter 265 of 2019)

http://gencourt.state.nh.us/statstudcomm/committees/1476/reports/2019%20Final%20Report.pdf