NWRA Urges Congress to Make Infrastructure Investment of $1 Trillion

NWRA Urges Congress to make Infrastructure Investment of $1 Trillion

Association Joins Infrastructure Working Group on Letter to Congressional Leaders

Arlington, VA – Today, the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) joined with a broad collection of associations in a letter urging Congress to make infrastructure a top priority. Among the recommendations is the direct investment of $1 trillion over 10 years to improve the safety and efficiency of our nation’s infrastructure.

“NWRA is proud to support the Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) and its call for Congress to seek a bipartisan solution to our infrastructure needs. I believe a robust investment in our infrastructure will make our roads and bridges safer, reduce transportation costs and make us more competitive globally,” said Darrell Smith, NWRA president and CEO.

Recommendations in the letter from IWG urge Congress to improve the permitting process, encourage participation between the public and private sectors and strengthen tools that make it easier to invest in infrastructure projects at the federal, state and local levels.


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