November 2016-Full of Scrap

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Happy Thanksgiving from NRRA!!

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

  • From the Director’s Chair:  Annual Meeting, SWEEP & Important Press Releases
  • NRRA NEWS: Welcome New Board Members & The Return of the Compost Bin Sale
  • School News You Can Use: Milford MS TOLD Event & Save the Date
  • NH the Beautiful:  NH the Beautiful’s “Benefits of Recycling” Series
  • NH DES: Solid Waste Training Schedule
  • NH News
  • Massachusetts News
  • National News
  • Classifieds
  • NRRA Calendar

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~Recycling Fact of the Day~

At least 28 billion pounds of edible food are wasted each year – equating to over 100 pounds per person (Source: Use Less Stuff)

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FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR

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NRRA Annual Meeting:  New Trustees

dscn1919The 36th Annual Meeting of the NRRA Voting Membership took place on November 9.  In addition to receiving reports from officers and recognizing the NRRA Staff for their outstanding dedication, Members also got a preview of the initiatives NRRA was pursuing for the coming year. LDPE infrastructure, Composting, PaintCare, Electronic take back programs, and School Outreach topped the list along with the ongoing goal of bedrock support to all Members large and small. See below for the election of new Board Members and Officers all of whom dedicate their time and expertise all year long.

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America Recycles Day November 15

This marked the bookend of the recycling calendar with Earth Day on April 22. Many members held special events that served as a reminder of the work that continues.

  “SWEEP”

sweep-logo2Entirely fitting for America Recycles Day, NRRA has worked for the last two year to provide administrative support to a long overdue national standard for materials management. The Solid Waste Environmental Excellence Protocol will develop a LEED Standard for the municipal and industry sectors of waste stream management.  To find out more about SWEEP visit their website or see the SWEEP Press Release.

Special Tour MOM Meeting

January 11, 2017 at 9 a.m. we will tour the new source separated Transfer Station in Derry NH. Mark your calendars to make sure you can join us for this state of the art facility tour.

Derry TS New

 

NRRA Vendor in the Spotlight:

NRRA very much appreciates the outstanding work of all its approved vendors who make an invaluable difference for all NRRA members.

At the 35th Anniversary Conference last May, NRRA awarded Good Point Recycling of Middlebury, VT the award for “NRRA Business of the Year”.

Good Point Recycling (a division of American Retroworks, Inc.) is a nationally recognized electronics recycling company, consulting office, and expert in “Fair Trade Recycling.” It is one of the region’s leading “e-waste” recycling operations.

“Robin Ingenthron (CEO) has worked tirelessly to improve electronic recycling in Vermont, New England, Mexico and world-wide”.  In addition to the company’s special recognition from NRRA, it also was recently commended for its employee stewardship (Click Here to view press release with pictures).  NRRA congratulates Robin and the entire Good Point team for their well-deserved recognition.

 “Sponsor Box”

NRRA has long sought to help its members manage the ever rising costs of proper e-waste collection  and processing. Thanks to the generous support of SONY Corp and working with Good Point Recycling, NRRA can now offer its members and vendors the opportunity to develop a “SONY SPONSOR BOX” program which will greatly reduce the cost for all SONY products when separated into gaylords.

Please see the press release and call NRRA for more information on this new program which will be available for all approved e-waste vendors, all Original Electronic Manufacturers, and all NRRA Members.

School Outreach

NRRA’s Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed adding an additional full time position for 2017 to concentrate solely on school outreach and programming. It is a testament to the strength of this organization, its Board and certainly its staff that we can move ahead with this core principle of the NRRA mission.

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NRRA’s EPICURE Project Underway

PRESS RELEASE

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Epsom, NH, November 10, 2016.  The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) was recently named a 2016/2017 recipient of USDA’s Rural Utilities Service Solid Waste Technical Assistance Grant Program for their project to Expand Plastic Incentives and Composting to Uphold Recycling Efforts (EPICURE) in VT and NH.  Work on the project began on October 1, 2016, and is expected to last one year.

The funds are primarily targeted to help solid waste management entities, planning and conservation districts, farmers, recyclers and transfer station operators in the rural communities of Carroll, Coos, and Grafton counties in NH, and Bennington, Caledonia, Essex, Franklin, and Orleans counties in VT to improve markets for LDPE (#4 plastics) and organic wastes. In addition to providing information about the viability of expanding plastic and organic waste recycling programs, NRRA will also address the need for updated information about electronics and mercury devices.

As part of the project, NRRA will offer hands-on training, education, and technical support to:

  • Understand the aspects of collecting LDPE plastic products (i.e. agricultural and marina wraps, plastic grocery and pellet bags, and shrink wrap);
  • Pilot the collection of LDPE plastic products to demonstrate market viability;
  • Assess systems and tools for all residents, businesses, and institutions to find methods for managing food scraps and yard waste that works for them;
  • Work to coordinate compatible regulations and policies across state lines to develop larger markets for LDPE and organic wastes;
  • Provide instruction on proper handling techniques for electronics and mercury containing appliances of all types to operators in both states.

Among the early priorities for the project are to assess the volumes of LDPE plastic, organic wastes, and electronics and mercury containing devices being collected in each state; determining total volumes of each that could be diverted; contacting stakeholders who may wish to participate in trainings or pilot programs; and looking at the similarities and differences in policy and regulations across state lines. Although the targeted audience is low-income rural communities in VT and NH, NRRA encourages stakeholders from either state to participate and learn more and is confident that the nation will benefit from their project results.

To assist with the project, with a particular emphasis on Vermont, NRRA is working with long-time partner CompassWorks, and its CEO, former NRRA and Association of Vermont Recyclers Executive Director Norm Staunton. Grant Manager Cindy Sterling of Impact Earth will head up the initiative in New Hampshire. To learn more or discuss these initiatives or opportunities in New Hampshire, contact Cindy Sterling, at csterling2@nrra.net or call 603-736-4401 ext. 19.To learn more or discuss these initiatives or opportunities in Vermont, contact CompassWorks CEO, Norm Staunton at nstaunton@nrra.net or call 802-272-4565.

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About Cindy Sterling

Cindy is Principal and Founder of Impact Earth, a grant writing and environmental education firm specializing in solid waste management and sustainable behaviors. Established in 1999, Impact Earth has assisted municipalities and non-profits in the Northeast receive funding to develop effective programs and strategies with integrating planning, evaluation and economics to improve program performance and cost-effectiveness. Cindy is also an Adjunct Professor of Geography at Keene State College, has been an educator and program director at the Windham Solid Waste District in VT, the Northeast Rural Community Assistance Program in MA and is a founding member of the Keene State College recycling program, established in the late-1980’s.

About Norm Staunton  

Norm Staunton is the Founder and CEO of CompassWorks Consulting, a firm that partners with nonprofits and mission driven businesses on strategy, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and adventure.  Norm holds an MBA from the University of Vermont and professional certificates in Collaborative Management and Sustainability.  Norm is a trained VT Commercial Composter, served on the Board of Directors of the National Recycling Coalition, and served on the Legislatively Appointed Solid Waste Working Group for Vermont.  He was formerly an NRRA staffer where he managed the Vermont ECycles program and was the Executive Director of the Association of Vermont Recyclers.

NRRA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination write, USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice or TDD).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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NRRA NEWS

NRRA Welcomes New Board of Trustee Members

The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) held its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in Concord, NH.  Representatives of NRRA’s municipal membership elected the Board of Trustees for the upcoming year and the NRRA Board of Trustees elected the Board Officers.

Please join us in welcoming the following individuals who were unanimously voted onto the NRRA Board of Trustees:

jeff-azano-brownJeff Azano-Brown
Superintendent, Town of Wellesley, MA RDF

Jeff is the Superintendent of the Recycling and Disposal Facility in Wellesley, Massachusetts.  This Municipally-owned transfer station has 13 employees who handle over 20,000 tons of recycling, yard waste and solid waste per year which generates more than half a million dollars in revenue per year for the Town.  He has been with the Department of Public Works since 2001 with responsibilities including the preparation of its $30 million dollar operating and capital budgets, managing the Fleet Maintenance and Fuel programs, and designing, implementing and improving software applications.

paul-tomasi-picPaul Tomasi
Executive Director, Northeast Kingdom Solid Waste District

Paul has served as the Executive Director of the Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District since 1999. Prior to that, he spent four years as the Supervisor for Solid Waste for the United States Antarctic Program. He has also worked as an Environmental Consultant in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Paul has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science from Lyndon State College and a Masters degree in Policy Analysis from the Pennsylvania State University. He has served on the Boards of the Association of Vermont Recyclers (AVR) and Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA). Paul is currently the President of the Vermont Solid Waste District Manager’s Association.

joan-cudworth-pic_editJoanie Cudworth
Solid Waste Supervisor, Town of Hollis, NH

Joanie has been working for the Town of Hollis for 15 years. Besides her normal duties at the transfer station she also has a snow plow route and is a member of the Storm Water committee in Hollis. Joanie is very involved in the schools.  She is helping with the green house project at the Hollis/Brookline middle school to teach students about composting and storm water. Joanie is also involved with the Life skills Transitions program at the High School. This program helps students develop skills in a professional setting and gives them an opportunity to explore different jobs in the field of Waste Management.  Prior to working for the town Joanie worked part time for 10 years in the middle school cafeteria.  She also served on the Hollis Elementary school board for four years.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Scott, her two daughters, her son in-law and grandson Luke. Joanie is an avid hiker and loves gardening and cooking.

These new trustees join previously seated Board Members:  Duncan Watson (President), John Hurd (re-elected, Vice President), Mike Faller (newly elected Co-Vice President), Roger Rice (Treasurer), Lisa Stevens (re-elected,Secretary), David Hartman (re-elected), Dennis Patnoe (re-elected), Joel Moulton (re-elected), John Halstead, Roger Guzowski, Charlie Kelley, Marc Morgan,  Mark Richardson, Sarah Silk, and Roberta Orsini.  For more about the NRRA Board Members click here.

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2017 NRRA COMPOST BIN SALE…COMING SOON!!

All four picture Compost Bin Sale ItemsBack by popular demand, NRRA is pleased to announce that it will be resuming our Annual Compost Bin Sale again this year!!  We took last year off due to other commitments but are prepared to offer this sale again this year as we have received many requests to do so.  We are not yet taking participation forms but will be soon so keep an eye on your email, our website and future issues of Full of Scrap for details.  This sale makes an excellent fundraiser for your school, garden club, recycling committee or any other group that wishes to celebrate Earth Day 2017 while earning some funds for their organization and supporting a good cause!  If you wish to be added to our Compost Bin Sale Mailing List, please email Stacey Morrison at  smorrison@nrra.net. 

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November 2016 Pricing is Now Available-Members only!

The NRRA November 2016 Pricing guide is now available!  To access the November  NRRA Pricing guide CLICK HERE. This document is secured with a password, please contact Stacey at smorrison@nrra.net if you need the password.    NRRA Members who have a username and password for our website can access the pricing guide, as well as past pricing guides, directly through the website simply by signing in to our site!

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SCHOOL NEWS YOU CAN USE

 

Milford Middle School Hosts TOLD Event

 Milford, NH –Milford Middle School hosted a Trash On the Lawn Day (T.O.L.D.) event on October 27.   Gwen Erley, Jake Pipp, Lindsay Dow and Ryan Stewart, from NRRA’s School Recycling CLUB,  trained approximately 200 sixth grade students how to identify and pull recyclables from a typical day’s worth of school trash.  Members of Milford’s student Recycling Club were instrumental in engaging each group with a recycling song, helping to supervise the student sorters and asking recycling trivia questions.

Each group of students was given several bags of trash which were then weighed, sorted, then weighed again and recorded.  When sorting was completed the school received high marks for doing a good job with their current recycling program which includes special collections for markers, juice pouches and dental supplies which help fund the school’s programs.  The students asked lots of questions and learned that diverting recyclables, and especially compostables,  saves energy, the environment and landfill space.

Art Teacher /Recycling Club Coordinator, Diane Varney-Parker, spearheaded this event, which was funded in part by a grant from New Hampshire the Beautiful and the Bob Foster Foundation, which supports many Milford Middle School activities.  Special thanks to Lead Custodian, Christine Marquis, and her team, who were especially helpful with logistics, set up and clean up.  Thanks also to Principal Anthony DeMarco for supporting this event.

 

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Plan Ahead for the 8th Annual School CLUB Conference!

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When:  Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Where:  The Manchester Radisson, Manchester, NH  IMG_0053 (1)

IMG_1746We invite you to join us this year for our 8th Annual School Recycling Conference.  This year’s theme, Back to the Future for Recycling…It’s Time, really hopes you, the students and FUTURE of recycling will join us for this fun filled and educational event!  This one day even which includes recycling exhibits, workshops and awards geared toward students and educators would make a fantastic field trip for any K-12 class or club.  SAVE THE DATE and watch our newsletter for updates and information on how to register!

Remember, NH schools may apply for Conference Registration Grants through New Hampshire the BeautifulNHTB_logo_new

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Would you like to host a TOLD, Garbage Guerrillas or another Workshop at your school? Let the CLUB Help!

 

  • Improves academic performance, especially in science and math
  • Can lead to financial savings for schools
  • Decreases the school’s carbon footprint through practical solutions that reduce energy and water consumption
  • Reduces school waste and conserves natural resources
  • Encourages student environmental awareness and stewardship
  • Increases parental involvement
  • Helps students and teachers develop stronger relationships with their communities

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School CLUB set up for TOLD event

Previous EPA EE-funded research at over 200 New England schools completed by the NRRA School Recycling CLUB (the CLUB) found that the single most challenging area for school recycling programs was in providing curriculum integrations that brought recycling and sustainability into classrooms to be used as the subject matter for meeting state and local curriculum standards.  The intention of the CLUB programs is to address just that issue in schools across all six New England states. Our goal is to use the CLUB’s workshops and technical assistance programs, all experiential and hands on, as a tool for educating K-12 students about consumption, proper diversion of waste, the resulting impacts on climate change and what they can do to change it.  Through these offerings, we are also afforded the opportunity to link these priorities to curriculum standards.  In addition, these workshops will model, for educators or community leaders, exemplary ways of teaching in creative, effective, and efficient methods about human health threats from environmental pollution as well as how to minimize human exposure to preserve good health. Click here to learn more or contact us at theclub@nrra.net or call 1.603.736.4401 ext. 19

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NH THE BEAUTIFUL

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NH the Beautiful’s “Benefits of Recycling” Series

YOU TUBE LOGONew Hampshire the Beautiful has released a series of videos that emphasize the importance -and benefits of-Recycling.  Click here to view the videos!

 

 

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NH The Beautiful now offers 18 Gallon Curb Side Recycling Bins as well as ClearStream Contains (and replacement bags).

Click the links below to find out how you can get yours!

 

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Click HERE for Curb side Recycling Bin Info-please note bin pricing has increased ONLY MINIMALLY ($0.20) due to the increase in the size of the bins

 

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Click HERE for ClearStream Recyclers & Bag Info

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Grants Program for NH Municipalities

Do you need equipment for your facility? A Floor Scale?  Storage Containers? 

All New Hampshire municipalities are eligible to apply for grants toward the purchase price of recycling equipment.  For more information or to apply for a grant, go to http://www.nhthebeautiful.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/equipment_grant_app_710.pdf, print & fill out the form and fax it to 603-736-4402.  If you do not have access to the internet, please give us a call, and we can fax or mail a form to you.  The next NH the Beautiful Board Meeting will be in December 2016.

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NH the Beautiful Provides FREE Facility Signs

Bradford Thank You for Recycling SignAll NH municipalities are eligible to apply for FREE facility signs.  NHtB has been providing professional looking signs for NH municipalities since 1983.  Under the NHtB Sign Program, New Hampshire Municipalities are all eligible to apply for signs (60 points each fiscal year or until funds run out).  The NHtB fiscal year runs November 1-October 31.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Stacey at 603-736-4401 x.20. To maximize your points, you can also order “recycled” signs or overlays for existing signs!

For a complete list of sign options and to order signs, click here  Complete Sign Packet.  Simply print the forms you need, mail or fax them to 603-736-4402.

Please NOTE!!! You can only use points to order signs that are on the list.  Words can be removed, but nothing can be added.  Custom signs are available for purchase.  Contact the NRRA for details.

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Visit NH the Beautiful on Facebook and Twitter

facebook like To see all the latest that NH the Beautiful is doing for NH check out their Facebook Page! Click the following link –  https://www.facebook.com/pages/NH-The-Beautiful/253682871403932

 We are also on Twitter and Instagram

NH the Beautiful, Inc. (NHtB) is a private non-profit charitable trust founded in 1983 and supported by the soft drink, malt beverage, and grocery industries of New Hampshire. By offering municipal recycling grants (over $2.5 million) and signs, anti-litter programs, and technical assistance to recycling programs, NHtB is a unique organization that represents a voluntarily-funded alternative to expensive legislation intended to achieve the same end results.  NHtB supports the NRRA School Education Program (the Club).  The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (www.nrra.net) administers the New Hampshire the Beautiful programs.

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NH DES NEWS

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Continuing Professional Development for Certified Solid Waste Facility Operators

Certified solid waste facility operators must attend or participate in 2.5 hours of relevant continuing professional development each year to keep their certification current. This typically means attending at least one training event such as a workshop or conference. Operators must submit written confirmation of attendance with their renewal application for trainings not provided by DES. Credit will generally be given for continuing professional development that offers information about and increases awareness of environmental, waste management operations, and health or safety issues.

DES offers workshops to meet the 2.5 hour per year requirement of continuing professional development, but also accepts relevant training from other organizations. Please see the list below for some current training opportunities. DES updates the web page when new workshops are scheduled, so check back often to find new postings.

Click HERE to See the 2016 & 2017 Schedule of NH DES Workshops

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NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS

Keene plans to stay green at solid waste facility

By Meghan Pierce, Union Leader

KEENE — City councilors on the finance, organization and personnel committee recommended a biofuel generator to replace the methane gas generator that now powers Keene’s solid waste facility.

The city’s solid waste facility has been off the meter since 1994, when a methane gas-powered generator was installed, Duncan Watson, assistant public works director/solid waste manager and recycling coordinator, told city councilors Thursday night.

The methane gas is created by an old and closed landfill. Over the past few years, the landfill has produced less and less gas.

“Our primary energy system is no longer reliable as an energy source,” Watson said.

When there is not enough gas to fuel the generator and while the gas builds back up, the city uses a diesel-powered generator, which is not ideal because of the expense of diesel fuel and the pollutants emitted by it, Watson said.

Watson presented three options: hooking up to the electrical grid, a solar array and a biofuel generator fueled by recycled vegetable oil.

The most expensive solution would be the extension of three phase power to the site, which is estimated to cost $632,000 for the line extension, then $70,000 annually.

The solar option included an array that would have a lithium battery as back up. This option would cost $1.5 million, only $1 million with a federal grant, and then $10,000 annually.

The biofuel generator is the least expensive option Watson presented.

The initial generator would cost $525,000 with the annual cost of $15,000 for the recycled vegetable oil to fuel it. The city also would likely be able to garner a $350,000 federal grant for the project so the initial startup costs would be about $150,000, Watson said.

Several city councilors were interested in a solar power option that could power more than just the solid waste facility. City Councilor Terry Clark asked if solar energy wouldn’t be the best option and most cost-efficient in the long run.

For Full Article Click Here.

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MASSACHUSETTS NEWS

South Shore Recycling Cooperative News

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September Board Meeting notes
Speaker: Greg Smith, Town of Needham
Recycling Education and Compliance Officer (RECO) grant scope
The New, Improved Mass. Product Stewardship Council (MASSPSC)
EWaste crisis reaches our towns
SSRC virtual office crashes; 4 years of Outlook files vanish
Bans on Plastic Bags a Growing Trend throughout Mass.
Mass. faced with limited disposal capacity, fewer options
ReuseConex Conference offers solutions
The Far Reach of Reuse
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NATIONAL NEWS

National recycling rate now at 34.6 percent

By Jared Paben, Resource Recycling

recycling-bin-imageThe United States’ recycling rate notched up slightly in 2014, according to statistics released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The recycling rate came in at 34.6 percent in 2014, up from 34.3 percent in 2013.

While total generation of MSW increased, so did the recycling and composting of material, according to the EPA’s analysis on 2014.

MSW generation increased to 258.5 million tons in 2014, up about 1.4 percent over the year before. But recycling and composting (not including combustion with energy recovery) increased to 89.4 million tons, up about 2.2 percent.

The numbers indicate a general plateauing of the nation’s recycling rate, something the 2013 data also showed.

Diving into the mix, some materials saw higher recycling rates in 2014 and some lower.

Glass containers saw a recycling rate decrease of 1.5 percentage points from 2013, and the material’s rate is now 32.5 percent. HDPE natural bottles, meanwhile, now have a 29.5 percent rate, up 1.3 percentage points from the 2013 level.

Corrugated boxes, a category not separately broken out in 2013, saw a recycling rate of 89.5 percent. Steel cans moved up a tenth of a percentage point to 70.7 percent. Aluminum beverage containers hit 55.1 percent (flat). And PET bottles and jars came in at 31.2 percent (down 0.1 percentage point)

On the organics side, yard debris saw a national recovery rate of 61.1 percent, up about one percentage point from 2013. Food scraps/food-soiled papers are at 5.1 percent recovery, up a tenth of a percentage point.

Click HERE for Full Article.

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Dirty Plastics May Generate Cash for Startup

By Arlene Karidis/Waste 360

One of most daunting tasks for MRFs is dealing with blended plastics and with plastics that become contaminated when they mix with other waste. These dirty and blended materials not only are rendered worthless, but ratchet up recyclers’ costs when they have to pay to landfill them.

But an Allenton, Pa., startup, Zzyx Polymers, is deliberately mixing all kinds of waste with plastic as it develops a technology aimed at producing new kinds of recycled plastic. So far the team has done small scale proof of concept trials to show some manufacturers that they can obtain the desired material properties. Zzyzx is starting with plastic films because MRFs receive a lot of this material and it’s tough to recycle.

A key to preserving plastics’ strength is in blending them before they are melted and forming the pellets afterward.

“By blending at room temperature we get things to intimately mix and preserve strength,” says Mike Janse, Zzyzx Polymers CEO.

“We can incorporate challenging materials like PE and PP, which normally don’t blend. Through our process it works, and we end up with good plastic.”

Zzyzx has already created a few unconventional test products, for instance frisbees made from coffee pods and plastic.

But Zzyx is scaling up with a grant from Closed Loop Fund and a National Science Foundation grant to further develop the technology with plans to commercialize it.

Through its proprietary process, called Solid State Shear Pulverization, the company “compatibilizes” materials that would otherwise harm plastic’s strength. Compatibilization is the addition of a substance to a blend of polymers that will increase their stability.

Zzyx achieves this by blending different plastics. The process also allows the firm to toss in cardboard, rice husk and food and label residues.

The Closed Loop Fund believes that the young company is onto something.

“One of the greatest challenges in plastic recycling is making high-value pellets out of food-contaminated or mixed plastics. Zzyzx has developed a cost-effective, low-energy process to do just that,” says Closed Loop Fund Managing Director Rob Kaplan. “We hope this will open the door, making more packaging recyclable and spur additional innovation in this space,”

Click Here for Complete Article

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CLASSIFIEDS

Help Wanted

Solid Waste Operations Foreman

The Town of Walpole is accepting applications for a Solid Waste Operations Foreman at the Walpole Recycling Center. The foreman will supervise the daily operation of the Recycling Center, hold or be able to qualify for a NHDES Level 1 Solid Waste Certificate, have mechanical aptitude, be a competent operator of motorized equipment and maintain department records.

A complete job description can be found at The Town of Walpole’s website at http://www.walpolenh.us/employment-opportunities

An employment application and a letter of interest can be mailed to the Town of Walpole Selectboard Office, Attn: Manager of Administration, PO Box 729 Walpole, NH 03608 or e-mailed to sdowning@walpolenh.us . The Town of Walpole is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Wanted-Senior Principal Operator

Senior Principal Operator seeking employment at a Transfer Station/Recycling Center in Northern part of state, preferably within 75 miles of Pittsburg. Currently employed as Transfer Station Supervisor in central NH, looking to move further north to help my aging Mom. 15 years experience in the waste management field, loader, backhoe, roll off experience, and forklift experience, have CDL-A. Working weekends not a problem. Please call 603-491-2780

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VERTICAL BALER FOR SALE:  –  $5,000 or best offer

International Baler Corp
Model #CEB-603
Serial #0793132
Date of manufacture 7/93

 Contact: City of Franklin, NH  –  603-934-4103

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For Sale

USED 94 GALLON TOTERS FOR SALE

Joes toter

 

Count: 76

Cost: $20/each

Seller will Deliver.

Vendor’s (Seller’s) Logo on one side

Please call  Joe at 1-978-670-7140

 

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Diesel Hyster Forklift & Two Balers for Sale

The Town of Canaan, NH has the following items for sale, Please contact Mike Samson (603-523-4501 x 5)  if interested or if you have any questions.

1) 1986 Diesel Hyster H40 XL forklift,  Load capacity 4,000 lbs.

2) TWO , Advance Lifts Downstroke Balers BR9000 SN 18004 997A and BR9000 SN 18004 997B.  Looks like it’s rated for 15 HP but I haven’t climbed up to look.

Both in excellent condition. Acquired from NETC.

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NRRA CALENDAR

November

  • November 24 & 25:  NRRA OFFICES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

December

  • NO MOM MEETING THIS MONTH!!!

  • December 26th:  NRRA OFFICES CLOSED FOR Christmas Holiday-Merry Christmas!

January 2017-Happy New Year!

  • January 2nd, 2017:  NRRA Offices Closed

  • January 11th:  NRRA M.O.M Meeting at Derry Recycling Center, Derry, NH

  • January 16th:  NRRA Offices Closed-Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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