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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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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.
 

Upcoming Events

June 4, 2018

NWRA’s Water. Rest. Shade. Safety Stand Down is to join forces with OSHA, member companies, and other industry partners to raise awareness, prevent, and teach waste and recycling industry employers and workers about the dangers of working outside in hot weather and to provide valuable resources to address the Heat Illness prevention and Recovery.

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June 13, 2018

Please join us for the upcoming Minnesota Chapter 26th Annual Trash Can Open to be held on Wednesday, June 13 at the Green Haven Golf Course in Anoka, MN. Registration will open at 9:00 a.m. The tournament will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a shotgun scramble, followed by an awards dinner at 3:30 p.m. during which the tournament prizes and awards will be presented.

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June 21, 2018

Please join us for the Indiana Chapter 24th Annual Trash Can Open to be held on Thursday, June 21 at the Twin Bridges Golf Club in Danville, Indiana.

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