About Us

Company Background

CMR (Cremation Metal Recycling), founded in 2014 and RRCF (Responsible Recycling Charitable Foundation), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, founded in 2016, are family owned and operated businesses, servicing the cremation metal recycling needs of over 60 crematories throughout the U.S. Both recycling companies are an affiliate of NECS (New England Cremation Supply), founded by Jerry Bowman in 1995 and now serving the cremation supply needs of hundreds of funeral homes, crematories and cemeteries throughout New England and America.

Meet the Team

Jerry Bowman


Jerry founded New England Cremation Supply, Cremation Metal Recycling and Responsible Recycling Charitable Foundation and now supports the cremation supply and recycling needs of hundreds of crematories, cemeteries and funeral homes in New England and throughout the U.S. He is passionate about providing personal support and innovate solutions to all his valued clients. Jerry resides in N.H. with his girlfriend Pat and enjoys work, travel and spending time with his children, grandchildren and other family members.

Ron Bowman

VP Sales & Marketing

Ron joined his brother’s business in early 2017, having spent over 40 years in business to business sales and sales management, representing several large National companies. Ron’s goal is to help support the company’s existing recycling clients, while promoting the company in an effort to grow the business throughout the U.S. and to help position CMR and RRCF as a leader in the recycling industry. Ron resides in N.H., with his wife Barbara and enjoys hiking, walking, dining out, nature photography and spending time with his children, grandchildren, family members and friends.

Laurie Bennett


Laurie joined Jerry’s business in 2016, as administrator and customer service representative. She is responsible for setting up client accounts, coordinating the pick-up of collection containers, handling settlement statements & checks and works to keep the office running smoothly and efficiently. Laurie resides in Maine, with her husband and son. When she is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends, attending New Life Church in Biddeford, ME, working in her flower gardens, reading and sewing.