134C Main Street

Newport, ME 04953

Phone: (207)355-3104

Fax: (207)942-4017

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About us

Welcome to Maine Resource Recovery Association

By supporting MRRA you are helping to:

PROMOTE workplace and community waste diversion, recycling and market development by providing guidance, program development and cooperative marketing opportunities.

ASSIST with the marketing of recyclable and reusable material.

Maine Resource Recovery Association thanks MaineShare for its ongoing support. MaineShare makes it easy to donate to more than 40 statewide organizations working every day to make Maine a better place to live. For more information, please visit their website.

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Maine Resource Recovery has over 30 years experience working with Maine municipalities on recycling and solid waste issues.

In the dynamic and changing field of solid waste management, MRRA helps communities streamline processes and capitalize on relationships to ensure economically sustainable and environmentally sound solutions.

FACILITATE communication between Association members, recycling markets, equipment suppliers, State and Federal government, and national associations, as well as, information exchange among members.

COMPILE information relevant to the education and technical needs of Maine recycling programs.

OUR Staff

MRRA’s expert staff can help you with a variety of sustainability issues. From the marketing of recyclable materials to hands on educational workshops at your local school. Click on the pictures below to contact us.






Shelby Wright

Director of Communication
and Development








Victor Horton

Executive Director

Victor Horton
Shelby Wright

Executive Director

Director of Communications and Development

Victor has worked for MRRA for over 18 years and as its director for the past 15 years. He has testified before the Environment and Natural Resources committee in Augusta on such topics as the bottle bill, solid waste fees, and product stewardship for paint recycling. He also works with mill buyers and brokers to continue to move material for the membership.  Through his leadership, MRRA has put over 6,000 composters into backyards everywhere.

Shelby brings over two decades of experience in advocacy, coalition building and public outreach to Maine Resource Recovery Association. She oversees event planning, coordinates with media outlets, and acts as liaison to our business and industry partners to expand the scope of MRRA’s services and enhance membership benefits. Shelby is busy making the rounds, creating new programs, and learning the solid waste industry from the ground up.


8:00 - 4:00


134C Main street
newport, ME 04953  207-355-3104

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Maine Resource Recovery Association (MRRA) helps Maine communities and businesses implement environmentally sound & economically sustainable recycling and solid-waste management protocols. MRRA is committed to sound recycling and solid waste management practices and other forms of resource recovery that benefit Maine communities.




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