Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)
The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is the only global recycling industry association representing around 800 companies and 35 affiliated national recycling federations from 70 different countries. Its members are world leaders in the supply of raw materials and a key pillar for sustainable economic development.
National Waste & Recycling Association
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association that represents private waste and recycling companies, as well as manufacturers and distributors of equipment that processes the material, and service providers who serve those businesses.
The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (also known as CalRecycle) is a branch of the California Environmental Protection Agency that oversees the state’s waste management, recycling, and waste reduction programs. CalRecycle was established in 2010 to replace the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
The largest waste company in the United States, Waste Management serve more than 20 million customers in the United States and Canada. Waste Management, alone with its biggest competition Republic Services handles more than half of all garbage collection in the United States. With over 21,000 collection and transfer vehicles, Waste Management is the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry.
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