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NWRA Women’s Council Partners with Detachable Container Association to Double Scholarship Support

The Women's Council Scholarship Program will now offer two DCA-funded scholarships, each valued at $7,500, for the 2025-2026 academic year.

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NWRA Tennessee Chapter Shines Spotlight on Legislative Priorities in Presentation to Tennessee Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

The presentation highlighted the critical role the waste and recycling industry plays in the state's...

NWRA and RRS Release Report on Threat of Lithium Batteries to Waste and Recycling Infrastructure

The report estimates that more than 5,000 fires occur annually at recycling facilities....

NWRA Safety Monday Reminds Us that Slips, Trips and Falls are More Common this Time of Year

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that slips, trips and falls cause 700 fatalities each...

NWRA Earns Recertification from Great Place To Work

This prestigious recognition is based entirely on what current employees say about their experiences working...

NWRA’s Safety Monday Reminds Workers to Walk Like a Penguin to Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly one million people are injured...

NWRA’s Safety Monday Reminds Workers to Avoid Distracted Driving this Season

Turn off notifications, silence your phone and take breaks to allow your body and mind...

NWRA Extends Deadline for Driver of the Year and Operator of Year Applications

Extending the deadline to December 31 will allow our member companies time to ensure they...

NWRA Women’s Council Launches 2023-2024 Scholarship Program to Empower Future Leaders in the Waste and Recycling Industry

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2024, and the recipients will be announced before...

Waste and Recycling Industry Sees Decline in Rate of Fatalities

Remains seventh deadliest industry in the country as national rate increases....

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