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Republic Services and Alabama Coastal Foundation Recognized with Top Recycling Award

4.6 Million Oyster Shells Collected in Just One Year, Enough to Create 12 Acres of New Habitat in the Gulf Coast
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MOBILE, Ala., Oct. 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services and the Alabama Coastal Foundation were recognized by the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) with the Organics Recycler of the Year Award. The award is in recognition of an innovative oyster shell recycling program, and was presented today at NWRA’s annual Executive Leadership Roundtable and Awards Luncheon in Orlando, Fla.

Work With AT&T to Remind All Drivers That It Can Wait

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When NWRA’s (National Waste & Recycling Association) National Safety Director Tony Hargis was first appointed, he was vocal about the safety issues facing those within our industry. “As an industry, we need to provide safety material that comes from the subject matter experts, who are really the people who are doing the work in the field,” Hargis said. 

NWRA Appoints Communications Leadership Team

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WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has announced the hiring of two senior communications leaders for the organization’s media, public relations and marketing efforts. The new team will focus on the organization’s messaging priorities and work closely with members to amplify the voice of the industry and bring new innovation to its digital media and event publicity capabilities.

Waste Industry Applauds Arizona Legislation that Promotes Fair Competition Between Municipal and Private Waste and Recycling Services

Law Signed by Governor, Requires Municipalities to Make Payments in Lieu of Taxes When Competing Outside of Their Political Boundary
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WASHINGTON, April 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) applauded Wednesday’s signing of SB1187 by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, legislation that will expand laws requiring fair competition between municipalities and private waste and recycling companies in the state. The Arizona chapter of NWRA led efforts to adopt this legislation working closely with state legislators, member companies and communities to further level the playing field for all waste and recycling service providers in Arizona.

National Waste Associations Comment on Proposed Revisions to EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations

National Waste & Recycling Association, Solid Waste Association of North America offer comments
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) submitted joint comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Dec. 1, applauding its attempt to reduce greenhouse gases through its Clean Power Plan proposal while expressing concern about possible regulatory overreach.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) submitted joint comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Dec. 1, applauding its attempt to reduce greenhouse gases through its Clean Power Plan proposal while expressing concern about possible regulatory overreach.

National Recycling Organizations Provide “Top 10 in the Bin” List

As America Recycles Day Approaches, List Created to Help Answer Question: “What Can I Recycle?”
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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – With the national recycling rate slightly above 34 percent, Americans have the opportunity to capture more material for recycling by recycling correctly. Among the common barriers to recycling more, however, is confusion about what can be recycled.

Private Waste Industry Prepared to Safely Dispose of Materials from Ebola Patients

NW&RA members working hand-in-hand with government agencies to implement a safe removal plan
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The National Waste & Recycling Association is working in concert with the relevant government agencies to develop procedures for removing and treating medical waste material from Ebola patients. 

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The National Waste & Recycling Association is working in concert with the relevant government agencies to develop procedures for removing and treating medical waste material from Ebola patients. 

SXSW Eco Conference Tackles Recycling Expansion, Minimalizing Waste Contamination

National Waste & Recycling Association president, CEO moderates expert panel
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America’s sustainability experts gathered Tuesday at the 2014 SXSW Eco conference in Austin, Texas, to discuss the future of the country’s evolving recycling needs. 

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America’s sustainability experts gathered Tuesday at the 2014 SXSW Eco conference in Austin, Texas, to discuss the future of the country’s evolving recycling needs. 

CHART: Waste Collection Index, Cost of Collection Rose in August

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of waste collection increased 0.8 in the month of Augustthe third consecutive monthly increase.

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of waste collection increased 0.8 in the month of Augustthe third consecutive monthly increase.

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