The NRRA School Recycling Club

Northeast Resource Recovery Association



Summer Break!


While we won’t have a July newsletter, we’ll get started again in August.  In the meantime, you can stay up-to-date with our Facebook page.  Here’s the link:


It’s a Wrap!

Thanks to all of our speakers, organizers and attendees! It was a terrific Conference and we have posted our pictures, raffle winners and press releases on our 2019 Conference Page.

We hope to see you all at our 2020 Conference! Believe it or not, we have already started planning for 2020 so if you have any ideas or suggestions, we would love to hear them!  Feel free to contact


For all the results, go to our

2019 School Recycling Conference Page !


 Special thanks to our friends at NH the Beautiful

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of NH the Beautiful, all NH schools received 1/2 off Conference fees again this year! Teachers, keep this in mind if you want to bring a group from your school in 2020!


Could your school use $500 for the recycling program?

The first annual NH the Beautiful School Recycling Innovation Grant was awarded to Inter-Lakes Elementary School in 2018!  Here is the link to their winning essay.

Our 2019 winner was Dunbarton Elementary.  Here is the link to their winning essay.

We will be collecting essays during the 2019-20 school year.  Submit your essay to  to be considered for the $500 grant and free pass to the Conference!

For more details on this award, read our Press Release!



Need Professional Development Credits? We Have the Answer!




We are currently offering 14 webinars through our USDA Rural Development Town & Gown Grant.   The webinars are designed to connect schools with their town transfer stations and waste management districts You can find the links on our Resources Tab. Professional development credits are available to teachers and operators where applicable.





About The CLUB:

The School Recycling CLUB assists schools in implementing, maintaining and improving recycling programs! The CLUB is housed and managed by the Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA).

Be sure to visit The NRRA School CLUB Facebook Page for more information and updates. Don’t forget to “like” our page!

In these pages you will find information about recycling, composting, lesson plans and activities, newsletters, fundraising and many other useful tools for your school. Feel free to explore the tabs and subtabs listed above.

In addition, The CLUB offers Workshops and Technical Assistance Trainings that schools may purchase for their students.  To go to our menu of programs, Click HERE!

Member schools will receive a significant discount on our newly upgraded lesson binders: 3R’s of the Common Core and Teaching Toxics. In addition, we have recently completed our School Hazmat 101 – A Blueprint for Hazardous Material Management in Schools (bottom of page).

We hold an annual School Recycling Conference each spring to celebrate recycling in K-12 schools.  The Conference offers workshops, exhibits, activities and awards specifically geared towards students, teachers, school staff and administrators.  To see what it’s all about, go to our Conference Page.