May 25, 2017

Response to Waste Dive Article: “With WISR, industry women now have a network to call their own.”

May 25, 2017– Women are breaking down barriers in the waste and recycling industry and succeeding in positions at all levels. The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) Women’s Council has dedicated its efforts to advancing opportunities and providing support READ MORE

May 24, 2017

Celebrating a trash man with a clean safety record in Middletown

http://fox61.com/2017/05/19/celebrating-a-trash-man-with-a-clean-safety-record-in-middletown/ Posted 8:06 PM, May 19, 2017, by Jim Altman, Updated at 08:14PM, May 19, 2017 MIDDLETOWN – A Hartford based trash and recycling company now has bragging rights. One of their drivers has been awarded with the industry’s top safety READ MORE

May 23, 2017

SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION APPROVED IN MISSOURI

Motorists Will Be Required to Slow Down and Proceed With Caution When Approaching Waste and Recycling Vehicles or Face Penalties Arlington, VA– May 22, 2017 – On May 19, the Missouri General Assembly approved legislation that will protect workers in READ MORE

May 4, 2017

Innovating Trash: How the Waste and Recycling Industry Has Evolved

There are six key areas where the industry has invested and innovated. Kevin Kraushaar | May 04, 2017 On April 22, nearly 50 years ago, a movement activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life. Known as Earth Day, READ MORE

May 3, 2017

SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW IN NEW JERSEY

Motorists Required to Slow Down and Proceed With Caution When Approaching Active Sanitation Vehicles or Face New Penalties Trenton, NJ – May 3, 2017 – On May 1st, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R), signed into law legislation that will protect READ MORE

April 28, 2017

SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW IN IOWA

Motorists Will Be Required to Slow Down and Proceed With Caution When Approaching Active Waste and Recycling Vehicles or Face Penalties Arlington, VA – April 28, 2017 – On April 20, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R), signed into law new READ MORE

April 13, 2017

NWRA KENTUCKY CHAPTER EFFORTS YIELD SUCCESS IN PASSING LEGISLATION THAT PROTECTS CONSUMERS AND THE PRIVATE WASTE & RECYCLING INDUSTRY

Industry Leaders Applaud Governor Bevin and Representatives Gooch Jr., Castlen,  Benvenuti III, Hale, Riggs and Santoro for Bringing Forth Legislation that Improves Transparency and a More Even Playing Field for Private Waste Companies Arlington, VA – April 13, 2017 – READ MORE

April 7, 2017

SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION ADOPTED IN KENTUCKY

Motorists Will Be Required to Slow Down and Proceed With Caution When Passing Waste and Recycling Vehicles Making Collections or Face Penalties Industry Leaders Applaud Governor Bevin and Representatives Hale and Santoro For Taking this Important Step to Protect Industry READ MORE

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