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NWRA Women's Council Introduces Free Internship Toolkit

Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments)
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September 27, 2019 

Grooming Talent for Industry Positions

 Arlington, VA – The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) Women’s Council released an Internship Toolkit to assist companies within the waste and recycling industry with the development of a program. The two-piece toolkit contains A Guide to Developing an Industry Internship Program for the company and, an Internship Journal for the cohort. 

“This free toolkit was developed to address industry workplace shortages, promote careers within the industry, and help groom the next generation of industry professionals. We believe this toolkit will assist in attracting and retaining talented individuals new to the waste and recycling industry,” said Katie Raverty-Evans, NWRA Women Council’s Professional Development Chair.

 NWRA Women’s Council President, Carmen Smothers, said, “this is another example of the NWRA Women’s Council’s dedication to advancing the waste and recycling industry member companies by providing them a turn-key toolkit for launching or enhancing internship programs in the waste industry.”

The National Waste and Recycling Association Women’s Council was established in 2003 for member company employees.dedicated to professional development, education and networking. In addition to this program, the Council awards academic scholarships to those pursing a career in the industry.  To date over $175,000 has been awarded. 

To learn more about the toolkit and download it, you may access it here. 



The National Waste and Recycling Association represents the private sector waste and recycling services industry. Association members conduct business in all 50 states, and include companies that manage waste, recycling and medical waste, equipment manufacturers and distributors, and a variety of other service providers. For more information about NWRA, please visit


Brandon Wright

National Waste and Recycling Association