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National Waste & Recycling Association

The National Waste & Recycling Association is the trade association representing for-profit waste and recycling companies doing business in the United States. Association members operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Our members consist of large publicly-traded companies and both small and large privately-owned companies, all of which support the organization’s mission to be:

The leading organization providing leadership, advocacy, research, education and safety expertise to promote the North American waste and recycling industries, serve as their voice and create a climate where members prosper and provide safe, economically sustainable and environmentally sound services.

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National Waste & Recycling Association
General news, information and multimedia from the National Waste & Recycling Association.

NW&RA Chapter News
News items and content from state and regional chapters of the National Waste & Recycling Association.

Begin With the Bin
Tips, content, multimedia and information on all things waste and recycling for consumer audiences. People from America's waste and recycling industry...

Waste and Recycling Industry Surveys and Statistics
The National Waste & Recycling Association interprets national statistics and data compiled and also works with Harris Interactive's esteemed national...

NW&RA Awards and Scholarship Programs
The National Waste & Recycling Association sponsors a number of national awards programs, including the prestigious Driver of the Year (DOTY) Awards...

Waste and Recycling Industry Safety Initiatives
Activity and progress in promoting a safe environment within the waste and recycling industry for professionals and the public, including a national...


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