-NWRA Staff
June 1, 2022

Darrell Smith Recognized by MSW Management Magazine with 2022 Innovator Award

Arlington, VA – National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) President and CEO Darrell Smith was recognized as one of MSW Management magazine’s Innovators of 2022. Smith received the award for his work to transform the advocacy and financial performance of NWRA since his hiring in 2017.

“Any award won by a staff member at NWRA is an award for the entire staff and our dedicated members. We all work hard at NWRA to show real results and achieve great things for the industry. We are proud that our efforts are recognized, and we thank MSW Management for the attention this award brings to the Association,” said Darrell Smith. “There were many outstanding individuals recognized this year and I congratulate them all.”


The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) 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 www.wasterecycling.org.

Brandon Wright
National Waste and Recycling Association