November 10, 2017

2016 WORKPLACE INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA HIGHLIGHTS INDUSTRY’S SAFETY EFFORTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2016 WORKPLACE INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA HIGHLIGHTS INDUSTRY’S SAFETY EFFORTS Solid Waste Collection Employees See 21% Decrease in Injuries and Illnesses ARLINGTON, VA (November 10, 2017)– The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its 2016 READ MORE

November 8, 2017

HOUSE APPROVES IMPORTANT JOINT EMPLOYER LEGISLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOUSE APPROVES IMPORTANT JOINT EMPLOYER LEGISLATION NWRA Applauds House for Restoring Stability and Clarity for Job Creators (November 8, 2017) Arlington, VA – Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act, legislation READ MORE

October 27, 2017

NWRA’s Kevin Kraushaar Quoted in Waste Dive Discussing NWRA’s Letter to Speaker Ryan in Support of Legislation to Support the Joint Employer Standard

“One of the reasons why the legislation is so important is that overturning an NLRB case could take a long time. I think that reevaluating the policy is likely to happen, but the question is when that would occur.” – READ MORE

October 27, 2017

Casella’s Bob Cappadona Quoted in Wall Street Journal Discussing the Impact on China’s National Sword Policy on the Industry

“If China stands by its proposed restrictions, U.S. recycling businesses will need to invest in machinery to more stringently sort the waste they collect, said Bob Cappadona of Casella Recycling LLC, a waste-services company based in the Northeast. And it READ MORE

October 26, 2017

OHIO SENATE APPROVES SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OHIO SENATE APPROVES SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION Motorists Would Be Required to Slow Down When Approaching Waste and Recycling Vehicles  (October 26, 2017) ARLINGTON, VA – On October 25, the Ohio Senate unanimously approved SB READ MORE

October 26, 2017

NWRA CALLS ON CONGRESS TO RESTORE JOINT EMPLOYER STANDARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NWRA CALLS ON CONGRESS TO RESTORE JOINT EMPLOYER STANDARD  (October 26, 2017) ARLINGTON, VA – Today, the National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R –WI) requesting a Floor Vote READ MORE

October 24, 2017

National Waste & Recycling Association Recognizes Best in Recycling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            National Waste & Recycling Association Recognizes Best in READ MORE

October 6, 2017

The Healthcare Waste Institute Announces New Chair and Vice Chair

ARLINTON, VA., October 6, 2017 – The Health Waste Institute (HWI) proudly announces that Selin Hoboy, Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs at Stericycle, Inc. has been elected as the new Chair while Rudy Vingris, the Healthcare Business Development manager READ MORE

October 2, 2017

China’s Changing Policies on Imported Recyclable

NWRA Issue Brief China’s Changing Policies on Imported Recyclable China has taken a number of steps this year to restrict recyclable materials imported into China. These measures will have significant impacts to recycling within the U.S., and the rest of the READ MORE

October 2, 2017

COMMUNICATIONS TEAM ADDS WRIGHT AT NATIONAL WASTE AND RECYCLING ASSOCIATION

MONDAY, October 2, 2017 – The National Waste and Recycling Association is pleased to announce Brandon Wright has joined as Communications Director effective today. Wright comes to the association from Maryland state government where he was most recently Chief of READ MORE