County sells recycling plant to Emterra Environmental as producers take over recycling


Northumberland County Material Recovery Facility is where all the recycling takes place. It was recently sold for an undisclosed amount.

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Northumberland County Council recently inked a deal to sell the Materials Recovery Facility or MRF, as it is also known, for an undisclosed amount. A major corporation, Emterra Environmental, is hoping to buy it. Emterra runs recycling operations across Canada and the United States.

Two county representatives, Adam McCue, associated director of operation for public works, and Jennifer Moore, the CAO, will tell us what this means for curbside pickup and the plant’s future.

Originally aired: April 14, 2023

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