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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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Member Savings Program

NWRA members receive exclusive savings benefits on several services that help you run your company to its fullest.  Everything from insurance, to employee screening and health services are offered at a discounted price. Our member savings programs help you to help yourself.  Take advantage of the benefits of membership today.  Learn more about our great service providers! 


Alliance Cost Containment (ACC)

ACC is a national cost reduction consulting group serving companies and association groups in a wide range of industries.  With active savings experience in more than 40 operating expense areas, ACC serves clients through both pre-negotiated group savings program discounts and custom cost reduction consulting engagements. NWRA members and their employees now have access to exclusive savings on a broad range of business and personal services, including: Telecommunications Services, Lighting/Plumbing/HVAC, Real Estate Tax Audits, Payroll Processing, Uniforms/Mats/Restroom & Janitorial Supplies, Paint, Janitorial and Facilities Maintenance Services, Coffee & Beverage Services and Pest Control. For more information on the service ACC provides NWRA members please click here.

For more information, contact:

Rudy Moeller, Jr.                                                                            
Vice President, Client Services
502-805-1274 office 

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APPI Energy 

National Waste & Recycling Association has endorsed APPI Energy to provide data-driven procurement solutions that reduce and manage electricity and natural gas supply costs for members on an ongoing basis. Every day, APPI Energy identifies the wide range of energy supplier prices across the U.S., and the lowest prices available among many vetted, competing suppliers.  To take advantage of this membership benefit program, contact Carrie Shepard at APPI Energy at 667-330-1167.

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Coast To Coast

Past-due bills and bad debt hurt your business’s profitability, cause cash flow problems, and constrain your ability to grow. Perhaps worst of all, dealing with your accounts receivable distracts your attention and resources from the parts of the business that are most important to you and your customers. This is Coast To Coast’s core competency, and with years in the waste and recycling industry, they are just the company to help you succeed.Learn more about Coast To Coast.


Card Payment Services

Card Payment Services assists Association members with credit card processing and offers the lowest rates available. Participating members have seen their processing fees decrease by more than 30 percent. See how member Rumpke saved thousands of dollars using CPS!

This includes Utility Rate Pricing and Level 3 Processing, depending on your business. In addition to acceptance of Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, CPS also handles checks and ACH payments.

The CPS management team has over 40 years combined experience in automated payment processing and banking services. CPS serves thousands of businesses throughout the country and specializes in payment processing for the waste management industry and their suppliers.

For more information, contact:

Andrew Caine
T: 888-408-2919, Ext. 206
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Concorde has had a long-standing and trusted relationship with the National Waste & Recycling Association as our Endorsed Provider for Driver Qualification File Management, CSA Reporting, MVR Monitoring, Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs, DOT Certified Medical Exam Program Management, DOT Compliant Background Screening Services as well as DOT Supervisor Training.

For more than 33 years, Concorde has been the single-source-vendor for Association members’ DOT compliance needs, and stands by its single-point-of contact customer service model. Concorde has many years of experience in the solid waste industry.  They understand your specific needs!

In addition, National Waste & Recycling Association members receive preferred pricing from Concorde!

Learn more about Concorde’s Comprehensive Compliance Program or contact Tony Cardamone directly at 215-523-8898 or

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Insurance Office of America

Insurance Office of America has been selected by the National Waste & Recycling Association to offer members a full range of risk and insurance solutions. IOA is one of the nation’s 30 largest agencies and provides customers with an in-house proprietary risk management program at no additional cost. 

IOA has a longtime association with NWRA and the environmental industry, and has deep expertise in our industry, with a specific practice devoted to this crucial sector. Through its participation in the Safety Committee and ANSI Standards Committee, IOA understands our members’ requirements and has a unique perspective on best practices.

As a key feature of this agreement, IOA will work to negotiate discounts for NWRA members who have drivers successfully completing the NWRAdriver and front-line supervisor certification programs. IOA's proprietary RiskScore® gives underwriters the tools they need to understand the benefits of safety training and other risk management programs that define Best-in-Class operators. RiskScore® is like a credit score for your business and it identifies your strengths and weaknesses in 4 key risk areas. With RiskScore®, IOA implements industry best practices to eliminate some of the cause of these exposures at their core, resulting in customized coverage at competitive rates for NWRA members.

"We are able to offer an array of options ranging from traditional policies to captive and self-insured programs," said Nathan Brainard, Vice President of IOA’s Environmental Division. “IOA is contracted with all of the major carriers offering coverage in this industry, so we are able to provide effective and economical insurance solutions to NWRA members, whether they operate one truck to several thousand trucks.”

For more information, contact:

Nathan Brainard
T: 407-998-5287


Neilson & Company

Nielson & Company has the surety industry’s best personnel and technical resources, exclusively dedicated to companies in the solid waste industry. Their expertise runs the gamut of the solid waste industry and includes residential hauling, commercial collection, recycling, municipal contracts, transfer stations, landfills, waste-to-energy facilities, etc.

They specialize in providing customized surety programs tailored to the needs of companies in the solid waste industry. As one of the largest surety bond agencies in the country, they work with the nation’s top providers. Unsurpassed service, low rates, and the most favorable terms and conditions available in the surety marketplace - that’s what you can expect when you partner with Nielson & Company.

By meeting face-to-face and listening to your business needs, they build sound, value-added, long-term relationships that help your business grow and enhance profitability. They can also help eliminate the need for collateral or irrevocable letters of credit as a condition for obtaining bonds, thereby freeing up available bank credit.

Nielson & Company understands how hard you work and that delivering for your clients is your top priority. Surety solutions from Nielson & Company give you the confidence to focus on what really matters - your business. Let one of their specialists provide you with the right solution for all your company’s surety bonding needs.

To learn more about Nielson & Company and their programs for the solid waste industry, visit their website and select the Environmental tab.

Or contact:
Art Colley
North Carolina Office
T: 704-362-3991



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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