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4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20008
T: 800-424-2869, 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824
E: info@wasterecycling.org
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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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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.

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Resources

Guidance on Washing Reusable Containers

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FIRST TIME membership application (for companies that have never joined the Association).

Contact

For more information on HWI, contact:

Anne Germain
T: 202-364-3724
E: agermain@wasterecycling.org

Services & Benefits

Advocacy

National Waste & Recycling Association staff help HWI members interact with state and federal regulators and legislators regarding either company-specific or industry-wide advocacy issues, instead of managing such issues alone.

Association staff educate policymakers about key concerns and in-the-field industry operations.

Intelligence

Members get intelligence about important issues to industry.

Education

Members get educational programs that are especially critical to companies that do not have full-time employees who monitor regulations, legislation, new technology, etc.

Networking

Members get networking opportunities with the generator community.

Influence

There is one company, one vote in HWI decision-making.

Testimonials

“We are a member of HWI because of our ability to achieve many industry advantages, including regulatory guidance and networking with peers. ... As a small business, we view our membership with HWI as a valuable asset.” - Statewide Medical Services

“[Our HWI membership] provides us with a network of knowledgeable and experienced contacts in the industry and an opportunity to stay informed about new opportunities, trends, and regulations to keep us on the cutting edge.” - OnSite Sterilization, LLC

“HWI is a way that the waste industry can stay informed and ahead of these changes, ultimately helping shape these changes in a way that carries out the Institute’s mission and improves the healthcare waste industry.” - Stericycle

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Contact Info

National Waste & Recycling Association
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20008
T: 800-424-2869 T: 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824