WasteDive Interview: NRRA Executive Director Mike Durfor on the realities of recycling

The Northeast is often cited as a highly ambitious region when it comes to organics diversion and other materials management policies. While much of this is decided in state capitols and city halls, a significant amount of daily assistance comes from regional associations.

Started in 1981 by four New Hampshire municipalities, the Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) has since grown to include more than 400 municipalities from five states. NRRA serves as a resource for best practices, technical assistance, market knowledge and contract negotiations, as well as an incubator for new programs such as the SWEEP waste standard.

Read the full interview at: https://www.wastedive.com/news/nrra-executive-director-mike-durfor-on-the-realities-of-recycling/443694/

Interested in learning more about how the SWEEP certification process can help your local government and materials management company become more sustainable and/or save money? Comment below or reach out at info@sweepstandard.org. To learn more about all the benefits that come with SWEEP Membership, head to https://lnkd.in/d6mQeTjC

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