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4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20008
T: 800-424-2869, 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824
E: info@wasterecycling.org
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Media: Christopher Doherty at 202-364-3751 or cdoherty@wasterecycling.org.

Begin With The Bin

Begin with the Bin is a public education resource developed by the National Waste & Recycling Association. The site offers information and resources related to the waste and recycling industries.

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  • We keep communities clean and healthy.
  • We conserve natural resources.
  • We transform waste into clean energy.
  • We put innovative technologies to work.

News

State of Organics Recovery – A new NWRA white paper

Did you know that organic waste is the largest portion of waste stream by weight?  Part of becoming smarter about our industry is learning what our waste is, where our waste comes from and what we ca ...
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NWRA Releases White Paper Clarifying NAICS Codes Specific to Waste and Recycling Industry Which Coul ...

Navigating the government system for identifying the industry that your company operates in can be confusing.  Many organizations are not aware of the intricacies of selecting the proper numeric indu ...
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Our Work

Advocacy

We are the leading voice for the waste and recycling industry at the Federal, state and local level, advocating on behalf of our members by advancing policies to help make our industry safer and to promote growth and innovation.

Safety

We work to make trash collection, processing and disposal operations safer through training, promoting best practices, advancing safety legislation and by setting industry equipment standards.

Education

Our Members take advantage of comprehensive educational programming ranging from conferences, webinars and certification courses.

Awards

Our award programs honor our best drivers, innovative technologies and practices, environmental stewardship and the visionary leaders who have shaped our industry.

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  • 9/19 Recycling Summit
  • 9/21 Texas Annual Conference
  • 10/31 ELRT

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We are the leading voice in the waste and recycling industry. We promote safety awareness through both legislation and education. Members have access to daily industry news, safety resources, and significant savings from business services providers. Members also receive preferred rates for WasteExpo, North America’s largest waste and recycling showcase. Learn more about what we can do for you.

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Contact Info

National Waste & Recycling Association
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20008
T: 800-424-2869 T: 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824