Nominations are Now Open for the NWRA Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021

Nominations are Now Open for the NWRA Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021

Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) announced that it is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Hall of Fame inductees are selected from among NWRA members who are industry visionaries and icons who have created enduring legacies through their inspirational leadership, core values and significant contributions over the course of their careers.

“I already knew we have many talented and skilled leaders within our membership, but the COVID-19 health crisis has served to magnify this,” said NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith. “I look forward to recognizing our next class of visionary leaders who have left lasting marks on the waste and recycling industry.”

The NWRA Hall of Fame is the preeminent industry recognition. The Class of 2021 will join the 204 inductees from 1986-2020 who have helped guide, build and transform the waste and recycling industry into what it is today.

The application and additional information can be found here.


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

Brandon Wright
National Waste and Recycling Association