• Illinois

    December 5, 2022
    Illinois Members in Illinois have been very active throughout the year. Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation is expected to be introduced during the legislative session. Draft EPR legislation has been under review by members since mid-summer. In addition to EPR, a bottle deposit bill is also anticipated. Illinois members have met with proponents of a […]
  • Indiana

    December 5, 2022
    Indiana The Indiana Chapter met in October for the annual Chapter meeting in Indianapolis. The election of officers was held with the following results: Chair – Brad Eisenhart Vice Chair – Andy Harris Board of Governors – Brad Eisenhart Alternate Board of Governors – Andy Harris During the meeting, Golf Chair, Bruce Schmucker reported a […]
  • Kansas

    December 5, 2022
    Kansas As noted above, Kansas and Missouri held a joint Chapter meeting in October. The results from the election of officers in Kansas are: Chair – Charlie Sedlock Vice Chair – Lisa Disbrow Board of Governors – Charlie Sedlock Alternate Board of Governors – Greg Wilson From a legislative perspective, Kansas was relatively quiet. The […]
  • Minnesota

    December 5, 2022
    Minnesota Equally as busy as the Illinois Chapter, the members in Minnesota have been working on legislative and regulatory issues throughout the year. While this past legislative session did not produce much in the final days, considerable time and energy were devoted to public infrastructure and the use of the states’ “bonding” process to finance […]
  • Missouri

    December 5, 2022
    Missouri Attempts to bring product stewardship by way of legislation kept NWRA members busy in the Show Me state this past year. During the 2022 legislative session, bills were introduced dealing with carpet, paint, and asphalt shingles. The measures for carpet and paint were straightforward in that collection of the material was prescribed and included […]
  • Wisconsin

    December 5, 2022
    Wisconsin Beautiful weather made for a wonderful day to hold the Wisconsin NWRA Annual Chapter Meeting in late October. Members received presentations from Wisconsin DNR and Wisconsin Motor Carrier Enforcement. In addition, Chapter Lobbyist Jason Johns provided a legislative and election update presentation. Chapter elections were held producing the following: Chair – David Pellitteri Vice […]
  • Webinar Recap: Preparing for the Implementation of the ELDT Final Rule

    -Mallory Szczepanski
    January 25, 2022
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s final Entry-level Driver Training rule will be implemented on February 7.
  • NWRA Sunbelt Region: Legislative Updates

    -Abby Blocker
    January 24, 2022
    This NWRA State Update provides legislative updates for Alabama, Arizona, California, the Carolinas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Washington.
  • Webinar Takeaways: OSHA ETS 101 with Eric Conn of Conn Maciel Carey LLP

    -Mallory Szczepanski
    December 14, 2021
    Eric Conn of Conn Maciel Carey LLP, Lindsay DiSalvo of Conn Maciel Carey LLP and Kirk Sander of NWRA discuss the ETS requirements, who is and is not covered by the ETS, the status of the legal challenges to the ETS and more.
  • NWRA Florida Chapter Holds Legislative Fly-in and Presents Legislative Champion Awards

    -Abby Blocker
    November 9, 2021
    During the legislative fly-in, chapter members discussed 2021 and 2022 legislative priorities.