January 17, 2017

NWRA ANNOUNCES APPROVAL OF REVISED ANSI STANDARD ON MOBILE EQUIPMENT

Updated Standard Modifies Guidance on Fall Protection, Addresses Issues Around Restraining Devices and Implements New Signage (WASHINGTON, DC)—January 17, 2017—The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) today announced that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the revision of READ MORE

December 16, 2016

U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS UPDATES INDUSTRY FATALITY DATA

WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2016 – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today released 2015 final figures for industry and occupational fatality data. In its 2015 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, BLS detailed that refuse and recyclable material READ MORE

November 11, 2016

State of Organics Recovery – A new NWRA white paper

Did you know that organic waste is the largest portion of waste stream by weight?  Part of becoming smarter about our industry is learning what our waste is, where our waste comes from and what we can do about it. Click READ MORE

November 9, 2016

NWRA Releases White Paper Clarifying NAICS Codes Specific to Waste and Recycling Industry Which Could Yield Improvements in Accurate Data Collection

Navigating the government system for identifying the industry that your company operates in can be confusing.  Many organizations are not aware of the intricacies of selecting the proper numeric industry code that represents their operations. Throughout government agencies, data is READ MORE

November 7, 2016

Association Announces Change in Leadership

President & CEO Sharon H. Kneiss Resigns After More than Four Successful Years Leading the Voice of the Waste & Recycling Industry  November 7, 2016 – Washington, DC– Sharon H. Kneiss, the president and CEO of the National Waste and READ MORE

November 3, 2016

State of Organics Recovery

Did you know that organic waste is the largest portion of waste stream by weight?  Part of becoming smarter about our industry is learning what our waste is, where our waste comes from and what we can do about it. Click READ MORE

October 27, 2016

US BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS PUBLISHES 2015 WORKPLACE INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA

New Data Highlights Vital Importance of Private Waste Industry Safety Efforts Washington, DC, October 27, 2016 – The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today released its 2015 Workplace Injury and Illness Data. For the waste and remediation sector, READ MORE

October 26, 2016

If You Missed our October 20 NWRA Webinar on Reducing Collisions by Identifying Preventable Accidents, Read On

By Tony Hargis NWRA National Safety Director October 26, 2016 This week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its 2015 data on accidents and injuries.  Reducing the rate of accidents, injuries and fatalities is of vital importance to READ MORE

September 29, 2016

CHICAGO AREA WASTE & RECYCLING COMPANIES COME TOGETHER TO MOVE THE NEEDLE ON INDUSTRY SAFETY

Second Stop in NWRA Safety Professional Development Session Speaks to Safety Culture, Compliance and Best Practices September 28, 2016 (Chicago, IL)– In a room packed with more than 40 waste and recycling industry safety professionals, the National Waste & Recycling READ MORE

September 20, 2016

National Waste & Recycling Association Honors the Very Best in Recycling Innovation, Education and Partnerships

Industry Professionals from throughout The Nation Gather to Celebrate Innovators, Changemakers and Trade Advancements at the Second Annual Waste360 Recycling Summit (Austin, Texas) September 20, 2016– The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) honored innovators and leaders in recycling at READ MORE