Transfer Stations

Recycling 101: Municipal Solid Waste & Recycling in New Hampshire

What is the current state of municipal recycling and solid waste management in New Hampshire? What does the future hold for municipal budgets with respect to recycling and solid waste? Is recycling still worthwhile for New Hampshire municipalities?

Processed Glass Aggregate: Recycling Glass Saves Money and the Environment

NRRA has provided for decades an option for crushing glass bottles and jars, plus additional glass-like materials in New Hampshire, into processed glass aggregate to be used in infrastructure projects in the place of sand and gravel.  NRRA currently has consolidation sites in New Hampshire and Massachusetts where NRRA members can bring their glass for recycling. Once a host site collects approximately 1,000 tons of glass from its contributing communities, a mobile glass crusher is brought to the site to turn the recycled glass into processed glass aggregate.

Increasing Waste Diversion - Beyond Recycling

On April 7, 2021, NRRA staff Reagan Bissonnette and Bonnie Bethune taught a workshop for the NH Department of Environmental Services on decreasing the amount of solid waste being sent to l

Resource Recycling: Collective Action

The below article was first published in the January 2021 issue of Resource Recycling magazine, the leading national magazine focused on residential recycling, and is available in the online flip edition format

Over 100 communities in the Northeast U.S. work together to move recovered glass to two downstream outlets.

Update to Best Management Practices for Recycling Facilities During COVID-19

Reagan Bissonnette, NRRA Executive Director, met virtually with Dr. Ben Locwin, an expert on infectious disease epidemiology, for a much-anticipated second webinar to discuss COVID-19 best management practices for recycling and solid waste facilities.  Dr.

Pay As You Throw

Pay-As-You-Throw

 

For resources  to order "pay as you throw" bags and disposal stickers, please visit our other pages:

Resident Disposal Stickers

Pay-As-You-Throw Bag Companies

Universal Waste Labels

Universal Waste Labels

Suggestions for Ordering Universal Waste Labels; Check out the options these companies offer at their sites. 

 

To COPY for placement on boxes/pails/drums of Universal Waste Items.

 

Textile Recycling

Textile Recycling

Recycling clothing can be a challenge for communities. However, if you are currently not recycling textiles, please consider offering this important recycling opportunity for your residents. Collect clean & dry clothing, belts and shoes. Items must be bagged and not picked over.

Note: If your facility has a swap shop, do not collect clothing, belts and shoes in the swap shop but encourage residents to place in a designated and secure clothing bin.

Resident Disposal Sticker Sources

Resident Disposal Sticker Sources

Check out these resources below for ordering disposal stickers for transfer station use.

 

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