Steve Bean, transfer station manager in Littleton, NH, and Brian Patnoe, solid waste manager in Lancaster, NH, were recently named recipients of the Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) recycling awards. The awards recognize organizations and individuals for their contributions in support of NRRA’s partnership mission to strengthen recycling through economicalRead More →

School supplies made from oral hygiene products Trenton-based company TerraCycle has launched a school recycling challenge with Colgate and ShopRite. Participating schools in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and four other states can compete for prizes that include new desks, chairs, backpacks, pencil cases and pens, all made from oral hygiene wasteRead More →

Large-scale commercial demolition projects and building teardowns often lend themselves to straightforward recycling opportunities for contractors. Bulky materials, such as concrete and wood, and high-value materials, such as metal, are systematically handpicked at sites and subsequently recycled. But what happens when a demolition contractor generates materials that are not easilyRead More →