NWRA Highlights Accomplishments During First 30 Days of COVID-19

NWRA Highlights Accomplishments During First 30 Days of COVID-19

Association Saw Record Outreach and Wins In Effort to Keep Industry Safe and Open

Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) released an infographic illustrating the Association’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Association was active in outreach to federal, state and local governments and was in regular communication with member companies.

“During this unprecedented global health crisis, waste and recycling collection workers remain on the job; they are vital,” said NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith. “We know from history that without reliable waste collection, illness and disease can spread. From the beginning of this COVID-19 pandemic through today, NWRA staff have been aggressive in our efforts to ensure our member companies and their employees have all the resources they need to operate safely.”


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