NWRA Expands Government Affairs Team

NWRA Expands Government Affairs Team

Arlington, VA  The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) hired Teddy Greissing and Jonathan Taylor, expanding its government affairs team. Greissing and Taylor will be assisting in the Washington, D.C., office and will be trained to eventually help with chapter operations.

“Many of the issues facing our industry are at the state and local level. The addition of Teddy and Jonathan to our state government affairs team will only make NWRA a stronger voice for the waste and recycling industry,” said NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith.

About Teddy Greissing

Teddy Greissing is a Manager of Government Relations with the National Waste & Recycling Association.

He previously worked for Sanofi, a global pharmaceutical company, where he supported the work of the Federal Government Affairs team. In addition, Teddy worked with a team to establish a best-in -lass Civic Action Program, with a Grass Roots Program designed to educate employees and the public on critical policy issues impacting the business. During his time working with the Civic Action Team, they grew the contributions to the PAC tenfold. Prior to his work with Sanofi, Teddy worked on the John McCain presidential campaign.

Teddy enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends, cooking and attending concerts and a good movie. As a lifelong D.C. area resident, he has been burdened with cheering for D.C. sports. Teddy is a graduate of Georgetown University.

About Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor is a Manager of Government Relations with the National Waste & Recycling Association.

Jonathan was the Public Policy intern at the Industrial Minerals Association of North America. He also worked to solve regulatory issues with Mercedes-Benz USA as a Regulatory & Recalls intern. Jonathan then decided to study abroad and intern his junior year with MP Connor Burns in The Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Jonathan enjoys the company of his family, taking road trips to small towns in America and watching his favorite sports, football and NASCAR. He is a graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in Political Science and Pre-Law concentration.


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