NSWMA-WASTEC is a sponsor of WasteExpo, the solid waste industry's premier trade show and education event. Learn more about exhibiting or attending WasteExpo 2013 in New Orleans, from May 21-23.
EIA-NSWMA-WASTEC Activities @ Expo
Activities at EIA Booth - Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Expo Hall, Tues., May 21 to Thurs., May, 23
Expo attendees should
come to the EIA booth for scheduled opportunities
for meet and greets with titans of the solid waste and
recycling industry. Representatives from companies
that provide NSWMA and WASTEC members unique
business solutions and/or great discounts will be leading scheduled sessions about how they can save your company money. EIA's safety program director will be leading sessions promoting the new EIA safety manual and other EIA safety resources. EIA plans a breakfast for member prospects and a
cocktail reception for current NSWMA and WASTEC members. In addition to these sorts of great activities,
EIA plans to have charging stations and wi-fi available
to people in its booth.
EIA Awards Breakfast - Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Tuesday, May 21, 7:30 am
Don’t miss the EIA’s annual
breakfast where the waste industry
gathers to recognize committed
leaders and experienced drivers
for their contributions. Life-time
achievements will be recognized
through Hall of Fame inductees.
Expo Speed Networking Event for Suppliers, Service Providers and Customers
We will be connecting buyers and sellers at WasteExpo in New Orleans.Our goal is to help attendees make valuable connections with companies who can provide business solutions for them. We are seeking 10 private sector companies and 10 public sector/solid waste departments to join us, AT NO CHARGE TO YOU, as early pioneers in the WasteExpo Needs & Leads Speed Dating Event. Each company/department is asked to send 2 people who have direct responsibility for specifying and buying products/services for their organization. If you are interested in joining us, please send the names, titles and contact information of the two individuals who will represent your company/department along with a brief description of your company/department. Please send to Chris Colina at email@example.com. If you have any questions, please call Chris at (212) 204-4248.
FILA 5K Run - Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 am
The EIA Future Industry Leaders Alliance (FILA) is proud to present the inaugural FILA 5K Fun Run/Walk. Runners and walkers of all capabilities should come out the morning of to participate in the event. Proceeds will be used to help FILA establish a goodwill program to serve others in the association or to support worthwhile established charities. Awards will be presented to the top three male and top three female finishers. Registrants will receive an event t-shirt and water bottle. Register here.
EIA Women's Council Carts on Parade
The EIA Women's Council
is pleased to once again
present Carts on Parade, a
sponsored art competition
that will take place at the 2013 WasteExpo in New Orleans. Entrants in the competition are provided a 65-gallon wheeled trash
cart that they may decorate with artwork. Entrants' decorated carts
will be prominently displayed at WasteExpo and in a parade on the show floor.
EIA Women's Council Boutique- Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Tues., May 21 to Thurs., May, 23
The EIA Women's
Council is excited to
friendly shopping at
items related to our
industry, including the
popular “Got Trash?” shirts, will be available
for purchase near the show floor at the
Convention Center. The profits from the
sale of these items support the Women's
Council program which fosters professional
development, networking and student
NSWMA and WASTEC and their members promote industry safety as a core value. Solid waste operations can pose safety risks to employees and others. Trash collection, processing and disposal are potentially dangerous activities if they are not performed by workers who are properly trained and operating equipment that is not properly maintained. NSWMA and WASTEC offer a variety of safety videos, training materials and programs to help employers and employees reduce fatalities, injuries and accidents. Learn more about our safety programs here.
Webinar about NY e-Waste Law
Did you miss the recent webinar sponsored by the New York State and New York City chapters of NSWMA regarding the new e-waste law in New York?
The recording of the session may be downloaded (WAV file [81 Mb, audio only], MPEG 4 file [83 Mb, audio/video]).
Driver of the Year Awards
This program honors those drivers who operate their vehicles in a safe and
responsible manner, maintain outstanding performance records, and whose
contributions have enhanced the overall image of the solid waste industry. This
competition is a great way to recognize your best and safest drivers. (Learn More | DOTY Award Recipient Archive)
The EIA Women's Council is now selling t-shirt and hats in the WC Boutique. Show your sense of humor about our industry with a “Got Trash?” t-shirt or cap! Available in women's and men's styles, sizes small through 3XL, in black only. The cap is adjustable. Order yours today!
EIA Women’s Council Scholarships
The EIA Women’s Council (WC) scholarship program assists qualified individuals in
their pursuit of education that will lead to careers in the environmental
industry. All employees whose companies are members of the NSWMA or WASTEC and
their dependents are eligible to apply. Since the program’s inception in 2007,
the Women’s Council has awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships to 21 students. Learn about
scholarship recipients here.
NSWMA Dues Contribution Program
Planning for WasteExpo? NSWMA members are eligible to get discount on your booth space and receive a contribution towards your dues, based on size of exhibit space.