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The National Waste & Recycling Association

The National Waste & Recycling Association is the trade association representing for-profit waste and recycling companies doing business in the United States. Association members operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Major Headlines

NWRA endorses IOA as exclusive industry insurance provider

Partnership promotes industry priorities, safety and driver certification WASHINGTON - The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Insurance Office of America (IOA) announced a partnership today that will promote industry safety while ...
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NWRA and SWANA develop comprehensive new guidelines establishing best contracting practices for loca ...

Joint Advisory Aims for Enhanced Effectiveness of Municipal Recycling While Reflecting Economic Realities of Marketplace WASHINGTON and SILVER SPRING, Md. — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the Solid Waste Association of N ...
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NWRA appoints communications leadership team

WASHINGTON — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has announced the hiring of two senior communications leaders for the organization’s media, public relations and marketing efforts. The new team will focus on the organization’s ...
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Waste Industry Applauds Arizona Legislation that Promotes Fair Competition Between Municipal and Pri ...

Law Signed by Governor, Requires Municipalities to Make Payments in Lieu of Taxes When Competing Outside of Their Political Boundary WASHINGTON — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) applauded Wednesday’s signing of SB1187 by Ar ...
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Two-thirds of Americans Won’t Slow Down Around Garbage Trucks, National Waste & Recycling ...

Nearly 40 percent are tempted to dangerously speed around them WASHINGTON — A new survey suggests that although most Americans encounter garbage trucks on the road each week, only a third of people slow down near them while nearly 40 percent are ...
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Industry Highlights

Association News

NWRA endorses IOA as exclusive industry insurance provider

Partnership promotes industry priorities, safety and driver certification WASHINGTON - The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Insurance Office of America (IOA) announced a partners ...
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Earth Day is a day for the waste and recycling industry to celebrate

April 22 marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. This event has waxed and waned since its launch in 1970, but every year it is celebrated as a reminder that a clean environment doesn't happen on its ...
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NWRA and SWANA develop comprehensive new guidelines establishing best contracting practices for loca ...

Joint Advisory Aims for Enhanced Effectiveness of Municipal Recycling While Reflecting Economic Realities of Marketplace WASHINGTON and SILVER SPRING, Md. — The National Waste & Recycling Assoc ...
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NWRA appoints communications leadership team

WASHINGTON — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has announced the hiring of two senior communications leaders for the organization’s media, public relations and marketing effort ...
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Advocacy A voice for change in our industry

 

  • Florida Governor Signs Important Legislation to Protect Waste and Recycling Workers. Read more

  • Waste & Recycling Industry Supports West Virginia Legislation Encouraging Cautious Driving Near Sanitation Trucks. Read more

  • Solid Waste Industry Pleased with Indiana Recycling Legislation. Read more

  • Association files friend of the court brief in South Carolina landfill case. Read more


Join Our Family! We invite you to help advance our industry

  • Advanced Disposal
  • AmWINS - Program Underwriters
  • Clean Energy
  • Cram-A-Lot
  • Desert Micro
  • Galli Engineering
  • Hydrolec
  • Intelivert
  • ITA Dynamics
  • Kessler Consulting, Inc.
  • McNeilus
  • Mr. T Carting
  • New Way
  • O'Brian Tarping Systems
  • Potters & Della Pietra LLP
  • PTR
  • Recology
  • Rehrig Pacific Company
  • Rumpke
  • SSI Schaefer
  • Volvo
  • Waste Management

Why join you ask? There are multiple benefits to Association membership. See what our current members are saying about their partnership with the Association.

We recently joined the National Waste & Recycling Association and I can see we made a great decision. The staff and the communication has been professional from the start. We're looking forward to attending and networking at our first WasteExpo, which has some excellent educational sessions planned. We also joined because we felt it was important to support the NWRA's advocacy efforts with local, state, and federal agencies on behalf of the waste and recycling industry.
Mark Austin, Founder, Hometown Dumpster Rental

37 years in the business of preventing backing accidents has taught us the strength of the association. WasteExpo, educational sessions and business relationships all contribute to our mutual success. Thank you for a professional organization.
Ray H. Glenn, General Manager, Global Sensor Systems Inc.

Recycling is one of the fastest growing segments of our industry. As recycling continues to evolve we find the National Waste and Recycling Association helpful in providing tools to track changing legislation, comply with new regulations, learn about best practices and, most importantly, keep employees safe.
Will Flower, President, Green Stream Recycling