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Recycling in NH: State of Recycling Markets

You have likely heard about the supposed death of recycling in recent years.  But have you heard that recycling has been thriving in recent months, in part due to the pandemic?  NRRA staff presented virtually at the NH Municipal Association's 80th Annual Conference on November 18, 2021 about the economics of the current recycling markets and the resulting impacts on New Hampshire community solid waste budgets.  As shown in the below slides, communities with source separated recycling are generating far more revenue than a year ago from the sale of their recyclables.  Ove

Recycling Markets in 2021: NRRA Annual Meeting

NRRA's November 2021 Annual Meeting featured a special presentation about current recycling markets by Chaz Miller, CEO of Chaz Miller Associates and former Director of the National Waste & Recycling Association.  Chaz is a 40-year veteran of the recycling and waste industry.  He is an ex officio member of the Northeast Recycling Council Board of Directors and the primary author of the NERC reports on increases in North American domestic recycled paper and recycled plastic capacity.  He is Chair of the Montgomery County MD Aiming for Zero Waste Task Force.

NRRA "Recycling with Results" 2021 Conference Day Two

Over 185 presenters and attendees from New England and beyond participated in the Northeast Resource Recovery Association's (NRRA) virtual "Recycling with Results" Conference on May 10-11, 2021.   The conference featured six key topics currently faced by the municipal solid waste and recycling industry. NHDES solid waste operator continuing education credits are available for each recorded hour watched. Please contact info@nrrarecycles.org to receive your certificate for hours.