Press Releases

Maryland’s Governor Hogan Recognizes Outgoing NWRA Policy Director for Decades of Industry Service

Arlington, VA – July 21, 2017 – On Wednesday, a proclamation from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan was presented to Chaz Miller, outgoing Director of Policy of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA.) Miller was recognized for his 27 years READ MORE

NWRA Appoints Industry Advocate as New President and CEO

Arlington, VA  – June 30, 2017 – The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Darrell K. Smith as the trade association’s President and Chief Executive Officer. The NWRA Board of Trustees announced READ MORE

NEWS ADVISORY: WASTE INDUSTRY LEADERS & DRIVERS JOIN TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR LOWE TO LAUNCH MOTORIST-AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR NEW LAW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2017  New law protecting refuse workers in Iowa goes into effect July 1 WHAT: On April 20, new legislation was signed into law that will protect workers in the waste and recycling industry. HF314, Iowa’s READ MORE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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