March 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NWRA ANNOUNCES 2017 AWARDEES AND HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Twenty-two individuals will be honored at this year’s NWRA Awards Breakfast at WasteExpo Arlington, VA – March 27, 2017 – Today, during an event broadcasted via Facebook Live, the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) announced this year’s recipients of READ MORE

March 20, 2017

Identifying preventable accidents

http://www.recyclingtoday.com/article/identifying-preventable-accidents/ Determining and reducing the cause of high-severity accidents in the waste and recycling industry. March 3, 2017 Anthony “Tony” Hargis Oct. 27, 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its 2015 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. READ MORE

March 14, 2017

NWRA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW PARTNERSHIPS THAT WILL SAVE MEMBERS MONEY

Collaboration with Goodyear and AutoNation will Yield Significant Discounts for Members Purchasing Tires and Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC, March 14, 2017 – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) announced today the launch of two new member-savings program aimed at providing READ MORE

March 10, 2017

NWRA & SWANA ISSUE GUIDANCE FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS CONSIDERING EMERGING WASTE MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

New Brief and Checklist Will Help Municipal Leaders Make the Best Decisions for the Communities they Serve (ARLINGTON, VA and SILVER SPRING, MD)—March 10, 2017— The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America READ MORE

March 2, 2017

NWRA is Moving

Starting Monday, March 6, NWRA will be headquartered at this new address: 1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 804 Arlington, VA 22202 We will be moving on Friday, March 2. Staff will be able to use their email but not phones.

February 21, 2017

Four Trends Determining What’s Next for the Ever-Evolving Ton

http://www.waste360.com/waste-reduction/four-trends-determining-what-s-next-ever-evolving-ton Chaz Miller | Feb 21, 2017 The disruptive impact of the “evolving ton” is by now well known in our industry. Changes to our raw materials include less paper, more plastic, product and package lightweighting and zero waste initiatives READ MORE

February 7, 2017

Testimony for the Transportation Committee of the Connecticut Legislature on House Bill # 6502

Monday, February 6, 2017 Hartford, CT Submitted by Mike Paine, President Paine’s Recycling and Rubbish Removal Inc., Simsbury, CT Chair, CT Chapter National Waste and Recycling Association & Pat Caruso Associated Refuse, Newtown, CT Member, CT Chapter NWRA Steering Committee READ MORE

January 23, 2017

WASTE AND RECYCLING COMPANIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY PREPARE TO ADDRESS FATALITY AND ACCIDENT RATES BY PARTICIPATING IN NATIONAL SAFETY STAND DOWN

Coordination Builds Around Fourth National Best Practices, Education and Training Event to Improve Industry Safety Performance (WASHINGTON, DC)—January 19, 2017—The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) today announced the participation of scores of leading companies and independent waste and recycling READ MORE

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