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Waste and Recycling Industry Conference

The Waste and Recycling Industry Conference is where the business of our industry gets done.

Industry Conference

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The 2018 Industry Conference is where the business of our industry gets done. Please join us for ANSI meetings, safety sessions, industry committee meetings and more opportunities to network over the course of the event.

A Florida landmark since its historic opening in 1928, this AAA Five-Diamond oceanfront resort features 250 luxurious rooms and suites. World-class recreational amenities include the Atlantic surf, beautiful beach, pools, golf, tennis, gym and luxury spa. Guests delight in four restaurants and a gallery of shops and boutiques. Set amid 300 lushly landscaped acres, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is situated in northeast Florida on a private beach just 22 miles southeast of Jacksonville, Florida and only a 30-minute drive from Jacksonville International Airport.

Ponte Vedra Spa & Resort
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Tel: 888-839-9145


We have negotiated a discounted rate of $189 plus tax which is available until the cut-off date of February 12, 2018. Please call resort reservations at 800-234-7842 and reference the National Waste & Recycling Association. Register Here.


There is a discounted nightly resort fee of $20 per room. This includes all gratuities for the doorman, bellmen and housekeepers; wireless internet in the guess room, coffee and tea in the guest room, morning newspaper, use of the gym and participation in all fitness classes, business center access and parking.


In addition to the ANSI meetings, committee meetings and a number of networking opportunities offered at the Industry Conference, attendees have the opportunity to attend a day of educational sessions. On Tuesday, February 28, attendees can participate in a number dynamic sessions on topics including safety and retention, fleet maintenance, sales & negotiations, and interactive problem-solving discussion groups. This is your chance to interact with and learn from your industry peers.


  • Member - $450
  • Non-Member - $600
  • First-Time Attendee (Member) - $325
  • Spouse - $250
  • One-Day Registration - $200
  • Golf Outing - $190


The golf outing will be held onsite at the Ocean Course at the resort on Monday, March 5 with a 12:30 p.m. tee time. Please be at the club no later than 12:00 p.m. The greens fee for the tournament is $190.


Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is an approximately 30 minute drive from the Jacksonville International Airport. The resort does not provide shuttle service, but to take a shuttle service to and from the resort, the resort recommends that you contact East Coast Transportation at 888-932-3932 which will provide a sedan for $90 one way or you can contact the Super Shuttle at for on-line reservations for $72 one way.


Monday March 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. ANSI SC 8 Landfills
10:00 a.m. ANSI Z245 SC 1 Mobile Equipment
12:30 p.m. Annual Golf Tournament Ocean Golf Course
12:30 p.m. ANSI Z245 SC 4 Facilities
2:30 p.m. ANSI Z245 SC 3/6 Waste Containers
4:30 p.m. ANSI Z245 SC 7 Size Reduction Equipment
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Tuesday March 6, 2018

8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. ANSI Z245 SC 5 Balers
8:00 a.m. NWRA Board of Trustees Meeting
9:00 a.m. Education Session
10:00 a.m. ANSI Z245 SC 2 Compactors
12:00 p.m. Annual Lunch
1:00 p.m. ANSI ASC Z245
1:00 p.m. Education Session
1:30 p.m. Statistics Committee
2:00 p.m. NWRA Safety Committee
3:00 p.m. NWRA Suppliers Board of Governors Meeting
4:30 p.m. Networking Reception