The NRRA School Recycling Club

Northeast Resource Recovery Association

USDA Town & Gown Grant

USDA Town & Gown Grant Awarded to NRRA

Town & Gown – Taking Down the Wall














NRRA is pleased to announce that we have been awarded another grant through USDA Rural Development.  Town & Gown – Taking Down the Wall will assist in building alliances between municipal transfer stations (NH), waste management districts (VT) and their associated schools.  We will be searching for communities in select counties of NH and VT to receive free training in the coming months.

For the list of eligible communities in NH & VT, click HERE.

For the full Press Release, click HERE.

If you would like more information about grant participation please contact Gwen Erley at




Indoor Air Quality & Green Cleaning


As part of the Town & Gown Grant, we will be looking at Indoor Air Quality and Green Cleaning in K-12 schools.

If you haven’t received our Constant Contact Survey Request, please feel free to take our 10-question survey about Indoor Air Quality! (Please feel free to invite your colleagues to take the survey as well.)

In return, you will receive a FREE set of Green Cleaning Recipe Books (Student, Teacher and Personal Care)!

To complete our survey, click HERE!

Or go to:









The Triple Crown of Town & Gown

Three webinars on Green Cleaning & Indoor Air Quality


Mark your calendars and register for three, 1.5 hour webinars this spring/summer hosted by NRRA Staff.

Learn how to keep your family, students, employees and community safe from toxic chemicals, promote safer personal care products, and how to safely dispose of hazardous household materials.

Professional Development Certificates will be available!




Healthy Home, Clean Waters

Friday, June 8 at 2 pm

Participants investigate household toxins, cleaning chemicals and personal care products. They learn how to identify toxic products, why it matters to human health and the environment, how to safely dispose of toxics and how to make or find safer alternatives in the market place.

Registration Link :





Indoor Air Quality and Green Cleaning

Wednesday, June 27 at 2 pm

School building occupants are at risk of exposure to many indoor air quality hazards such as cleaning chemicals, varnishes, maintenance issues, improper storage of art/science/voc tech chemicals. This workshop explores such risks and how green cleaning practices can significantly improve school health.

Registration Link:


Things That Go Boom!

Tuesday, July 10 at 1 pm

This workshop analyzes hazardous substances dropped off at transfer stations, how to distinguish/separate types of hazardous waste and how to properly store and dispose of safely according to state and federal laws.

Registration Link :


Don’t worry if you miss any of the webinars.  They will all be posted on our webpage after they have been recorded!