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Boat Wrap Recycling

NRRA managed a boat wrap recycling program from 2006 to 2018. In that time, wrap from over 25,000 boats was shipped to sites in NH or MA for processing and exported for recycling. Due to the high costs of transportation and declining overseas market, this program was no longer viable.

In the Spring and Fall of each year, NRRA gets many inquiries from residents as to what to do with their boat wrap.

Currently, NRRA does not have recycling solutions to offer other than encouraging boat owners to:

NRRA Recycle Right & Environmental Impact

The following presentation was given at NRRA's 2022 Recycling Conference & Expo.

Reagan Bissonnette, NRRA Executive Director, gave an introduction to NRRA, an explanation of NRRA's four-month social Recycle Right campaign, and the collective environmental impact from the materials NRRA members recycled through NRRA in 2021. 

 

How to Start a Non-Ferrous Metal Program

The following presentation was given at NRRA's 2022 Recycling Conference & Expo.

Brush up on the steps to begin a non-ferrous metal recycling program.  Collect aluminum, copper, brass, zinc and add revenue for your facility with not that much effort.

  • Eds Harding- VP of Operations, Harding Metals,  Northwood, NH

  • Roland Girard- Volunteer, Candia Recycling Center, Candia, NH

  • Moderator- Brian Bartram, NRRA Trustee Secretary

Glass Recycling and Pozzolans

The following presentation was given at NRRA's 2022 Recycling Conference & Expo.

Learn about the positive market value of glass, the infrastructure in the region and the opportunities for collaboration for positive change to a more sustainable packaging commodity. Hear about real experience using Processed Glass Aggregate in various public works applications. Understand what ground glass pozzolans (GGPs) are and how they reduce the volume of post-consumer waste glass going to the nation’s overburdened landfills. 

Solar Panel Recycling and a Circular Economy

The following presentation was given at NRRA's 2022 Recycling Conference & Expo.

This session will focus on the world of universal waste and electronics recycling and how solutions are being developed to meet society’s emerging recycling needs as millions of electronics reach their end-of-life. Solar panels have been around since the 1970s, and we will show three exemplars of solar panel recycling.

Challenges and Successes of Converting to Source Separation From Single Stream Recycling

The following presentation was given at NRRA's 2022 Recycling Conference & Expo.

This session will cover two towns as exemplars of converting from single stream to source-separated recycling. First, we will explain what led to why Gilford, NH switched from single-stream, the process of getting a new facility approved, opening the new facility, challenges, successes and future ideas. Then we will discuss the successes and challenges of Rollinsford, NH's conversion back to source-separated recycling.

Affecting Recycling and Reuse Change in Your Town

The following presentation was given at NRRA's 2022 Recycling Conference & Expo. This workshop was livestreamed, but due to technical difficulties, a recording is not available.

Electric Car - Hybrid Vehicle Battery Management

Electric car batteries DO NOT BELONG at Recycling Facilities.

 

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Communities should not accept these batteries but should advise residents to contact the specific manufacturer for instructions on proper handling.

Roll-Off Container Covers

Markets require that recyclables be kept dry in order to assure the lowest cost or highest revenue for loose aluminum cans, cardboard, commingled containers, glass, mixed paper and steel cans. Many communities have purchased the covers described below to keep their recyclables dry (free of rain and snow, as well as the added benefit of keeping material from blowing around your facility).

Company: DumpsterGard

  • Made of 90% recycled rigid plastic

  • Four panels cover a large container

Average Cost Per Ton (Tipping and Trucking): C&D, MSW

Average Cost per Ton of MSW (Municipal Solid Waste)- NRRA Members

Based on 2022 tonnages and haul fees

Towns with Population 4,000 and under

 

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