Access research focused on creating a sustainable future

Recover and recycle materials through product life cycles

Be among the first to learn of technological breakthroughs

Get technical assistance from leading experts

Reduce energy consumption and increase profitability

An NSF Industry / University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC)

The Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling (CR3) is committed to being the premier cooperative research center focused on sustainable stewardship of the earth’s resources.

Our focus is on helping industry address a pivotal societal need – the need to create a sustainable future. At CR3 you will advance technologies that recover, recycle and reuse materials throughout the manufacturing process. These advancements will help your business reduce energy costs and increase profitability, while protecting our natural resources.

Fall Meeting 2016, WPI, Worcester May

October 11-12, 2016 for Corporate Members and Invited Guests


What Members Say

Robert DeSaro
Robert De Saro

“As a CR3 member, I reap the benefits of other members’ knowledge and experience since we cross-fertilize and provide guidance on each other’s projects, and CR3 successes are part of my legacy.”