The National Waste & Recycling Association is located at:

1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 804, Arlington, VA 22202
T: 800-424-2869, 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824

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Media: Brandon Wright at 202-364-3706 or

Begin With The Bin

Begin with the Bin is a public education resource developed by the National Waste & Recycling Association. The site offers information and resources related to the waste and recycling industries.

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Safety Materials

NWRA's safety manual and weekly safety email, Safety Monday, are the core of NWRA's safety initiatives.

NYC Safety Symposium Presentations

Fresh Direct Distracted Driving Presentation

Vision Zero Presentation

Safety Culture: Everyone Has One, But How Do You Make it an Innovative & Good One?

Correcting Unsafe Behavior in the Waste Industry


Development of the Manual of Recommended Safety Practices

The National Waste & Recycling Association and EREF have released the revised Manual of Recommended Safety Practices, including a greater emphasis on recycling. This safety reference guide, updated by a team of respected industry safety professionals, will help safety practitioners and operations managers handle the most significant safety challenges facing waste and recycling service companies. The manual is a great resource for all levels of personnel: managers and supervisors, drivers and crew, equipment operators, process line workers, and maintenance personnel.

How to Get a Manual

  • National Waste & Recycling Association member price is $275 a copy; non-member price is $400 a copy.
  • Multi-copy company discounts for the safety manual will are available.
  • Order the ebook on iTunes or the hard copy via our E-Store.

Safety Monday

The National Waste & Recycling Association produces a weekly safety newsletter to all Association members in both English and Spanish.


Download an example of Safety Monday.


To receive the publication, contact:


Safety Monday is a great way to reach your target audience. Email Rebecca Nadora at to reserve your space.

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Contact Info

National Waste & Recycling Association
1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 804
Arlington, VA 22202
T: 800-424-2869 T: 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824