Sharon Kneiss

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. 

National Waste & Recycling Association Launches Driver Certification Program

First-ever safe driver certification will be “gold standard” for training drivers working in the waste and recycling industry
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) introduced its first-ever safe driver certification for drivers working in the waste and recycling industry.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) introduced its first-ever safe driver certification for drivers working in the waste and recycling industry.

National Waste & Recycling Association Joins Other Groups in Opposing Changes to Labor Standards That Would Harm Waste & Recycling Industry

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) joined the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Restaurant Association in filing an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in support of NW&RA member Republic Services, Inc., in a case involving the application of the Joint Employer Standard at its Newby Island facility in California.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) joined the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Restaurant Association in filing an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in support of NW&RA member Republic Services, Inc., in a case involving the application of the Joint Employer Standard at its Newby Island facility in California.

EPA Proposes Standards for New Landfills and Requests Input on Potential Emissions Reductions from Existing Landfills

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposed update to the rule governing the standards of performance for municipal solid waste landfills under the federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS).

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposed update to the rule governing the standards of performance for municipal solid waste landfills under the federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS).

EPA’s Final Rule for Renewable Fuel Standards Includes Landfill Gas Among Additional Fuel Pathways for Cellulosic Biofuels

National Waste & Recycling Association Welcomes Development
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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final published rule qualifying additional fuel pathways as cellulosic biofuel, including landfill gas, under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final published rule qualifying additional fuel pathways as cellulosic biofuel, including landfill gas, under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.

Waste and Recycling Industry Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on Greenhouse Emissions

Unanimous ruling prevents EPA regulation that would establish redundant permitting for landfills
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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the recent unanimous Supreme Court decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the recent unanimous Supreme Court decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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