David Biderman

Recycling and Waste Management Advocates Commend Senate Passage of Save Our Seas Bill

National Organizations Call on U.S. House of Representatives to Support Curbing of Ocean Debris
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and Keep America Beautiful® (KAB) commend and fully support the Senate passage of the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act, (S.1982)—via unanimous vote—and now strongly urge the U.S. House of Representatives to consider and pass this bill.

NYC Chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association Testifies in Opposition to Intro 495 at City Hall Hearing Along with Local Leaders

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The New York City Council’s Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management held a hearing today on Intro 495, a bill that proposes to reduce waste transfer station capacity in select neighborhoods in the City. 

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The New York City Council’s Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management held a hearing today on Intro 495, a bill that proposes to reduce waste transfer station capacity in select neighborhoods in the City. 

National Waste, Recycling Industry Supports Resolution to West Coast Port Slowdown

American recycling companies struggling to export recyclables to China, other markets
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) joined the call to end the labor dispute causing a slowdown at West Coast ports, which is harming the recycling industry's ability to move and manage recyclable commodities.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) joined the call to end the labor dispute causing a slowdown at West Coast ports, which is harming the recycling industry's ability to move and manage recyclable commodities.

New York City Hall Rally Opposes Intro 495 Waste Transfer Station Capacity Reduction Proposal

National Waste & Recycling Association coordinates gathering of nearly 100 waste employees, city officials, local workers, business reps
Press Release

NEW YORK CITY, Jan. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Two members of the New York City Council joined local workers and business representatives at a rally yesterday on the steps of City Hall in protest of Intro 495, a proposal to reduce waste transfer station capacity in certain city neighborhoods.

Photos from the rally against Intro 495 are available by request or at bit.ly/1wqPEWL.

National Waste & Recycling Association Comments on California Recycling, Safety Regulations

California OSHA, Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery receive NW&RA comments
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) recently provided comments to two California regulatory bodies on two separate rule proposals, respectively involving the state’s recycling goals and waste collection vehicle safety.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) recently provided comments to two California regulatory bodies on two separate rule proposals, respectively involving the state’s recycling goals and waste collection vehicle safety.

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.

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