We focus on federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that affect your day-to-day operations. The Association follows these issues, testify at hearings, make personal visits to legislators/regulators and provide them with the industry's positions on bills and rules.
SAFETY, CERTIFICATION & STANDARDS PROGRAMS
Videos, manuals, our weekly e-newsletter, Safety Monday, and regional safety seminars help you train your personnel to reduce injuries and fatalities. Participate in the development of ANSI safety standards for tomorrow's waste and recycling equipment and facilities. Other education and certification programs support your education efforts and enhance the industry image.
Measure the state of the industry and your ranking in it through our Market Statistics Programs, designed to provide invaluable and confidential production and sales data. Develop better business plans and decision.
NETWORKING & INFORMATION
Chapter and regional meetings and WasteExpo are the best places to meet industry leaders and learn about trends in the waste and recycling industry. Councils and institutes provide forums to discuss important issues. Our newsletters, special reports about industry issues and website provide timely information to help you make business decisions.
SAVINGS & DISCOUNTS
The Member Savings Program provides discounts on services that members use to run their business every day. Members also receive discounts on publications and events, and access to the Waste Industry Marketplace. Many members dues are paid for by savings these programs provide.
Promote your company & reach thousands of qualified customers through the Waste Industry Marketplace. Promote your company's contributions to a more sustainable environment through our Environmentalists. Every Day. educational program that provides tools and training to you spread good news about your company and our industry.
The National Waste & Recycling Association is the trade association that represents the private sector solid waste and recycling industry. It was formerly known as the Environmental Industry Associations (EIA),National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) and the Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC).