Press Releases

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

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

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

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

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

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

Association Announces Change in Leadership

President & CEO Sharon H. Kneiss Resigns After More than Four Successful Years Leading the Voice of the Waste & Recycling Industry  November 7, 2016 – Washington, DC– Sharon H. Kneiss, the president and CEO of the National Waste and READ MORE