Definitions for "Materials Recovery Facility"
A system that separates collected mixed residential recyclables by type so that they can be recycled into new products available for market.
pronounced "merf," it is a facility that accepts, sorts and processes different types of recyclables. The intent of the MRF is to help achieve higher waste diversion goals by more thoroughly sorting and processing waste and recyclables.
a site where recyclables are sorted and prepared into marketable commodities for manufacturing.