Derry started mandatory recycling in the 1990s. Town groups like the Go Green Committee continue efforts to educate people and get more of them recycling.
The new facility will offer more space and more opportunities to separate glass, plastic, and other materials.
That means more money in Derry’s pocket.
“It could be a huge revenue source, anywhere from $150,000 to $200,000 in added revenues, that could also go to help pay off the bond,” Fowler said.
He said it’s a goal to get the new transfer station done in time for a May 2014 opening.
“It’s definitely a coming attraction,” he said.