-NWRA Staff
November 11, 2021

NWRA Honors Veterans in the Waste and Recycling Industry with Challenge Coins

Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) recognized veterans in the waste and recycling industry with a unique challenge coin honoring their service to our country. These men and women, who were nominated by their employers, represent every branch of the military.

“We cannot thank these brave men and women enough for their commitment to our country. Their leadership and work ethic are an inspiration to us,” said NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith. “I am pleased to recognize them with a challenge coin this week when we pause to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice.”

A complete list of the veterans who received a challenge coin 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 various other service providers. For more information about NWRA, please visit www.wasterecycling.org.

Brandon Wright
National Waste and Recycling Association