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New York City Chapter

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Chapter News

NEW YORK CITY WASTE AND RECYCLING INDUSTRY REFUTES MISLEADING

New York, October 22, 2015 – The report, “Not at Your Service,” released today by City-based Transform Don’t Trash NYC (TDTNYC) – substantially funded by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters— contains false accusations of the private waste and recycling industry and is statistically invalid. TDTNYC has long championed a false promise called franchising for New York City that woul ...
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New York City Carters and Laborers Seek Increase in Rate Cap To Support Good Wages, Safety and Green Innovation

Increase Will Help Cover Operating Costs for Providing Exceptional Service to NYC Businesses New York, NY-- October 30, 2015 – Representatives of the New York City chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) testified before the City's Business Integrity Commission (BIC) to call for an increase in the rate cap of what private carters can charge commercial customers who the ...
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Politico New York Article on Private Carters False and Innacurate

To the editor:The article you ran today, Teamsters claim victory in push to unionize city's private carting industry, was inaccurate and shed a false, negative light on the private waste and recycling industry in the city. Further, the headline was misleading; a more appropriate and balanced headline should have been Teamsters Organize an Industrial Power Vacuum Company in Brooklyn.Th ...
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NYC Chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association Testifies in Opposition to Intro 495 at City Hall Hearing Along with Local Leaders

NEW YORK – The New York City Council’s Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management held a hearing today on Intro 495, a bill that proposes to reduce waste transfer station capacity in select neighborhoods in the City. Tom Toscano, president of the New York Chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and Chief Financial Officer for Mr. T Carting Corp, and David ...
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New York City rally to preserve jobs, defeat Intro 495

Two members of the New York City Council joined local workers and businesses at a rally Thursday on the steps of City Hall in protest of Intro 495, a proposal to reduce waste transfer station capacity in certain neighborhoods.Nearly 100 people participated, including dozens of representatives each from Laborers Local Union 108, United Service Workers Union Local 339, the International Unio ...
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