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.

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.