WASTEC Mission and Purpose
Mission. The Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC) is a non-incorporated constituent body of the Environmental Industry Associations ("EIA" or "the Corporation") dedicated to the development and utilization of equipment technologies in the safe and environmentally responsible management of wastes.
Purposes. The Association is organized to:
(a) Provide and maintain a leadership position as the voice of the equipment technology sector of the waste services industry with and before government, industry, media, and the public on issues of concern in the international, national, state, and local arenas;
(b) Develop standards, policies, and programs that promote the proper development, design, manufacture, application, maintenance, marketing, and use of waste services equipment technology for the protection of human health and the environment;
(c) Develop and sponsor programs to inform, educate, and assist the waste services industry in the cost-effective, safe and environmentally responsible use of waste services equipment technology;
(d) Foster a positive image of the technology sector of the waste services industry as responsible, concerned and successful business enterprises before government, industry, media, and the public, as well as promote the particular commitment of member companies to these goals through active participation in the Association;
(e) Develop and provide a system of organized, reliable and accessible data, statistics, and information regarding equipment technologies for the management of wastes;
(f) Develop and provide services, infrastructure, and materials to expand the membership base and retain existing members;
(g) Develop and provide an organizational structure in which members of the technology sector of the waste services industry can freely meet and openly discuss ideas, issues and problems, both among themselves and with other members of the waste services industry in full compliance with antitrust and other relevant laws; and
(h) Engage in such other lawful activities as may be necessary and proper for the Association.