Press Releases

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

NWRA Submits Comments to the World Trade Organization on China’s proposed ban on the import of certain scrap materials by year end

August 31, 2017 To:  WTO/TBT National Notification and Enquiry Center of the People’s Republic of China Tel.:     +86 10/84603889 /84603950 Fax:     +86 10 84603811 E‐mail:            tbt@aqsiq.gov.cn and The Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China Re:  Comments READ MORE

National Waste & Recycling Association Statement About Ongoing Disaster Conditions in Texas

As you know, the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to be a threat to millions of residents of southeast Texas and parts of Louisiana, with the forecast calling for continued torrential rains for the next several days. Rain totals being READ MORE

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