NWRA and EREF Sign Statistics Program MOU

NWRA and EREF Sign Statistics Program MOU

Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the administration of the Statistics Program. With the MOU, the Statistics Program will be a collaborative partnership between NWRA and EREF and will be co-branded between them.

“This project with EREF is an opportunity for both organizations to continue to build and expand our relationship and develop additional branding and growth opportunities. The program is an important benefit to our supplier members and I am pleased that the staff of EREF will assist us,” said NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith.

“EREF has a long history of providing the industry with needed data and research to inform everyday practices and decisions. We have the resources to manage all the technical aspects of the Statistics Program. We have enjoyed a longstanding relationship with NWRA and we are glad to continue that with our work on this important project,” said Dr. Bryan Staley, EREF president and CEO.

The purpose of the Statistics Program is to provide routine reporting of units sold and analysis of sales trends relative to broader industry and economic trends.


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