Recycling

CHINA’S FINAL CONTAMINATION STANDARD FOR RECYCLABLES REMAINS .5%

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2018 CHINA’S FINAL CONTAMINATION STANDARD FOR RECYCLABLES REMAINS .5% Short Term Challenges Will Give Way to New Opportunities   Arlington, VA – Today, the Chinese government announced that its standard for certain recyclables is .5 percent, READ MORE

NWRA SECURES HOURS OF SERVICE WAIVER FOR MEMBERS IN MA AND NH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2018 NWRA SECURES HOURS OF SERVICE WAIVER FOR MEMBERS IN MA AND NH Member Hauling Companies Exempted from HOS Regulations Following Winter Storm Arlington, VA – The National Waste and Recycling Association staff and its READ MORE

National Waste & Recycling Association Honors the Very Best in Recycling Innovation, Education and Partnerships

Industry Professionals from throughout The Nation Gather to Celebrate Innovators, Changemakers and Trade Advancements at the Second Annual Waste360 Recycling Summit (Austin, Texas) September 20, 2016– The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) honored innovators and leaders in recycling at READ MORE

NWRA AND SWANA ISSUE SHARED POSITIONS ON RECYCLING MARKET ISSUES

Two New Attachments Address Effective Solutions for Determining the Value of Recyclables and Understanding Material Composition WASHINGTON, DC and SILVER SPRING, MD. – July 26, 2016 — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the Solid Waste Association of READ MORE

Recycling Today: Targeting food waste

State and federal legislation is creating opportunities and difficulties for those who manage food scraps as a resource. Legislators, regulators and private industry have put a greater emphasis on reducing and recycling food scraps in recent years. While laws and READ MORE

Waste Dive: Behind the NYC commercial waste debate: Safety

Should the private waste sector brace for change? Waste Dive examines how safety and recycling operations are creating contention The debate over reforming New York City’s commercial waste industry has been simmering for more than a year and recent headlines READ MORE

Work with AT&T to Remind All Drivers that It Can Wait®

When NWRA’s National Safety Director Tony Hargis was first appointed, he was vocal about the safety issues facing those within our industry. “As an industry, we need to provide safety material that comes from the subject matter experts, who are READ MORE

Could the US recycling industry be facing a crisis?

“Recycling is ecologically sound, right now it’s not economically sound and we really need to address the issues that make it sustainable in the long run.”  said Sharon Kneiss, President and CEO of the National Waste and Recycling Association on READ MORE

NATIONAL WASTE AND RECYCLING ASSOCIATION GIVES GUIDANCE ON PROPER DISPOSAL OF DEFECTIVE HOVERBOARDS

                 NATIONAL WASTE AND RECYCLING ASSOCIATION GIVES GUIDANCE ON PROPER DISPOSAL OF DEFECTIVE HOVERBOARDS NWRA Wants Consumers to Know Not to Place Discarded Batteries and Hoverboards in Recycling Bins or Household Trash Containers READ MORE

Talkin’ Trash: Quotes from Triumvirate, NWRA, New York Mag and more

Talkin’ Trash: Quotes from Triumvirate, NWRA, New York Mag and more Waste Dive “What we have today, due to recycling legislation in most states, is a supply that never stops, regardless of demand.” — Chaz Miller, director of policy/advocacy for READ MORE