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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Commercial Franchising

The New York City Chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) is comprised of more than 90 companies, representing the majority of the industry’s local employees and trucks.Q: What is commercial waste franchising?A: A franchise system would use a competitive bidding process to select a small group of haulers (often called “carters” in New York City) to colle ...
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New York City Chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association Unveils “I Drive 25” Campaign Endorsing Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero

October 24, 2014NEW YORK – The New York City chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) announced yesterday at the Vision Zero Fleets Safety Forum in Queens that its member trucks will be outfitted with bumper stickers that read: “I Drive 25: Support the Mayor’s Vision Zero Plan.”Following a series of traffic-related, pedestrian deaths, Mayor Bil ...
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National Waste & Recycling Association Urges Caution in Proceeding with Proposed Transfer Station Legislation at City Council

Legislation will bring unintended consequences: higher costs, more traffic, lost jobsOctober 7, 2014The National Waste & Recycling Association’s (NW&RA) New York City chapter today issued concern about proposed legislation (Intro. 495) that would cap the percentage of the city’s waste that can be handled in any one community district.“We urge the City Council to re-t ...
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