Pennsylvania relies on the waste industry for safe and efficient management
of 14.5 million tons of municipal solid waste generated annually by its citizens.


The Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association represents private-sector
waste haulers, recyclers, and landfill operators.

Our mission:

  • Promote efficient, environmentally safe management of solid waste
  • Advocate sound public policy affecting the management of solid waste
  • Communicate the benefits the waste industry provides to the people
    of Pennsylvania


PA Recycling Industries Congress 2015


 PWIA is a state affiliate of National Waste & Recycling Association