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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Begin With The Bin

Begin with the Bin is a public education resource developed by the National Waste & Recycling Association. The site offers information and resources related to the waste and recycling industries.

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Interest Groups

Chairman's Council

NWRA’s Chairman’s Council is a networking group for owners and senior managers of privately-held waste companies. 


For more information on the Council, contact:
Cathy Maimon
T: 202-364-3715

Women's Council

The Women’s Council fosters the professional development of women in the waste industry while striving to increase their business, financial and leadership skills through education, workshops, mentoring, and networking. In addition, the Women’s Council offers scholarships to students in pursuit of a career in the environmental industry.


For more information on the Women's Council, contact:
Peggy Macenas

Future Industry Leaders Alliance

The Future Industry Leaders Alliance (FILA) provides education, networking and mentoring to future leaders to prepare them for executive advancement and professional leadership in the waste and recycling industry.


For more information on the Future Industry Leaders Alliance, contact:
Kirsti Nelson

Healthcare Waste Institute

The mission of the Healthcare Waste Institute (HWI) is to facilitate responsible healthcare waste management from all types of generators; to be the resource network for technical and regulatory assistance; to be respected as a proactive, responsive, and credible organization; and to create high value for members.


For more information on the Healthcare Waste Institute , contact:
Anne Germain

Landfill Institute

The Landfill Institute is a policy-making group within the Association. Members are owners and operators of landfills and consultants, engineers, and attorneys providing services to landfills.


For more information on the Landfill Institute , contact:
Anne Germain

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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