NWRA Now Accepting 2024 Hall of Fame Nominations

NWRA Now Accepting 2024 Hall of Fame Nominations

Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame class of 2024 through December 1. Induction into NWRA’s Hall of Fame is the ultimate industry recognition. This honor is bestowed annually upon select industry visionaries and icons who have created an enduring legacy through their inspirational leadership, core values and significant contributions.

The 2024 Hall of Fame Nomination Form is available in fillable .pdf format here and in Word .doc format here. A sample of a successful Hall of Fame Nomination Form is available here.

Hall of Fame Award nominations will be considered by the Association’s Board of Trustees based upon the following criteria. Nominations should include specific examples of significant contributions by the nominee in the following areas:

  • Recognition within the industry as a founder, pioneer, visionary or icon
  • Enduring legacy and impact of contributions to the industry for a minimum of 25 years
  • Steadfast values such as integrity, respect, courage, mentorship, volunteerism and inclusiveness
  • Inspirational leadership at an NWRA service provider or supplier and on issues important to NWRA at the national, state and/or local level
  • Active NWRA engagement and service as an ambassador of the industry

Inductees into the ranks of the Hall of Fame include former and current presidents, chief operating officers and senior executives of disposal operations, trade associations, consulting firms and manufacturing facilities.

The class of 2024 will join the more than 200 inductees from 1986-2023 who have helped guide, build and transform the industry into what it is today.

Please contact Jim Riley at 202-364-3744 or jriley@wasterecycling.org with any questions about the nominations process

NWRA will induct the 2024 Hall of Fame class at WasteExpo.


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 & Recycling Association