At the request of NWRA, DHS has designated solid waste collection workers as part of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce.
ISRI requests that all recycling operations across the U.S. be designated “essential” to public health and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NWRA remains engaged with Congress and the administration to lift restrictions that would allow waste haulers to properly respond to COVID-19.
A new bill introduced in Maine would call on Congress to fund research that supports innovative battery recycling tactics.
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is now ready for implementation.
Officials are determining whether to implement a consolidated collection system for waste, recyclables and food scraps.
The rationale behind the proposal is that single-use filter cigarettes pose significant environmental and health concerns.
NWRA is requesting that the waste collection industry be exempt from federal HOS regulations during national emergencies.
New Hampshire House Bill 1319 would prohibit siting or expanding new landfills near state parks and federal lands.
State lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that mandates the use of recycled plastic in beverage bottles.