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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

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

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

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

National Waste & Recycling Association Recognizes Best in Recycling

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

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

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

Future Industry Leaders Gather for Annual Leadership Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Future Industry Leaders Gather for Annual Leadership Conference Arlington, VA (September 25, 2017) – The National Waste & Recycling Association’s Future Industry Leaders Alliance (FILA) met in Raleigh, North Carolina earlier this month for its Annual Leadership READ MORE

NWRA Issues Position on China’s Proposed Recyclables Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWRA Issues Position on China’s Proposed Recyclables Ban Arlington, VA (September 26, 2017) – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) announced today its position on China’s proposed ban on recyclables. The positions states: On July 18, READ MORE

NWRA HIRES NELSON AS SUNBELT REGIONAL DIRECTOR

PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 18, 2017   NWRA HIRES NELSON AS SUNBELT REGIONAL DIRECTOR Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) announces that it has hired Kirsti Nelson as its Sunbelt Regional Director. Nelson will manage the association’s READ MORE