Materials Management Overview

One of the most active groups within the Hudson Valley Regional Council is the Materials Management working group. This group consists of solid waste and recycling professionals from county solid waste agencies County solid waste authorities, municipal recycling coordinators as well as DEC Region 3 Division of Materials Management representative. With the upsurge of interest in and the growing importance of organics management, food waste and food recovery, e-waste and pharmaceutical collection and disposal, this group meets 6 times a year to report on its county programs, exchange information and share resources and look for regional solutions to material management challenges.