Materials Management Projects

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2000-2010 • Inactive

Beneficial Use of Waste Materials

A variety of companies and individuals periodically approach state waste programs with plans to turn a previously discarded material into a commodity and ask for a determination that the proposed […]

2009-2010 • Inactive

Commercial Waste Paper Recycling

NEWMOA initiated a Northeast Commercial Paper Recycling Project in 2009 to focus on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions tied to the manufacture, transport, and disposal of paper generated by commercial […]

2009-2010 • Inactive

Gypsum Wallboard Waste

Waste gypsum wallboard is typically either disposed directly in solid waste facilities, or processed with other C&D wastes where it breaks up and ends up in the residuals. C&D residuals […]

2002-2006 • Inactive

Open Waste Burning

Dioxin is a class of highly toxic and persistent chemicals that are often formed by combusting certain materials. Open burning of domestic waste is one source of dioxin emissions. The […]

2012-2013 • Inactive

Waste Paint Reuse & Recycling

Many communities struggle with how to help residents properly manage and reduce disposal of the significant amounts of leftover latex paint they generate. During 2012 and 2013, NEWMOA collaborated with […]

2018-2020 • Inactive

Waste Tires

Industry experts estimate that waste tires (also known as scrap tires) are generated at a rate of about one tire per person per year. Using recent census data for the […]

2015-2016 • Inactive

Bulky Waste & Recycling

Bulky wastes include furniture, carpet, mattresses, and such large rigid plastic items as kiddie swimming pools and play structures. The predominant method of managing these items in the northeast is […]

2017-present • Active

Solid Waste Landfills

NEWMOA formed a Solid Waste Landfill Workgroup in 2017 that focuses on issues related to operating and closed landfills in the Northeast. The Workgroup convenes state officials several times a […]

2014-2015 • Inactive

Save Money & Reduce Trash (SMART)

Many towns fund their waste management services using revenue from property taxes and/or a flat fee. Save Money and Reduce Trash (SMART) programs are different; they charge residents for waste […]

2016-2017 • Inactive

Transfer Stations: Improving Safety & Reducing Waste

In many areas in the Northeast, towns operate transfer stations to provide waste management services to their residents. Transfer station operators and attendants report seeing all kinds of potentially dangerous […]