CSWS Collaborative Solid Waste Strategies

seeking sustainable solid waste solutions

CSWS strives to be a catalyst for pragmatic and comprehensive approaches to sustainable solid waste management in New Hampshire.

Solid Waste 101

What's in the wastestream and approaches to solid waste management.

Solid Waste Management Policy

See policies by state in the northeast.


Support our mission by making a donation to CSWS.

CSWS gratefully acknowledges our donors:

Latest News

Food Waste Diversion and Composting Workshop April 2024

Diverting food waste from disposal in landfills can reduce methane emissions from landfills, save towns money, and create new economic opportunities, and is an important goal of New Hampshire’s solid waste management plan. The Northeast Resource Recovery Association, NH Department of Environmental Services, and Mark King of the Maine Compost School will present a two-day workshop on food waste diversion and composting for solid waste facility operators and municipal officials on April 16 and 17.

Read More »

NH House Committee Recommends Passage of Solid Waste Bills

The New Hampshire General Court’s Environment and Agriculture Committee has voted Ought to Pass on two bills that would limit the amount of out-of-state trash deposited in New Hampshire landfills. HB 1145 would prohibit private ownership of new landfills, enabling a state or municipal owner to restrict waste accepted for disposal.

Read More »

Learn About Anaerobic Digestion

Curious about anaerobic digestion as a disposal option for food waste? The Northeast Recycling Council and Solid Waste Management Officials Association are sponsoring a free webinar at 1:00 on March 27 that you might like to attend. Learn about successful anaerobic digestion facilities in Exeter, ME, Southington, CT, and Jessup, MD with plenty of opportunity for questions.

Read More »

Stay in Touch

Join our email list to stay on top of the latest news on sustainable solid waste management, including action alerts for ways you can make your voice heard!

(603) 568-3790


PO Box 6163
Penacook, NH 03303