The National Waste & Recycling Association is located at:

1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 804, Arlington, VA 22202
T: 800-424-2869, 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824

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  • We keep communities clean and healthy.
  • We conserve natural resources.
  • We transform waste into clean energy.
  • We put innovative technologies to work.

Our Work


We are the leading voice for the waste and recycling industry at the Federal, state and local level, advocating on behalf of our members by advancing policies to help make our industry safer and to promote growth and innovation.


We work to make trash collection, processing and disposal operations safer through training, promoting best practices, advancing safety legislation and by setting industry equipment standards.


Our Members take advantage of comprehensive educational programming ranging from conferences, webinars and certification courses.


Our award programs honor our best drivers, innovative technologies and practices, environmental stewardship and the visionary leaders who have shaped our industry.

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We are the leading voice in the waste and recycling industry. We promote safety awareness through both legislation and education. Members have access to daily industry news, safety resources, and significant savings from business services providers. Members also receive preferred rates for WasteExpo, North America’s largest waste and recycling showcase. Learn more about what we can do for you.

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Contact Info

National Waste & Recycling Association
1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 804
Arlington, VA 22202
T: 800-424-2869 T: 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824