Join Up with YPs @ WASTECON® 2019


WASTECON® 2019 offers specific events that highlight the interests and career aspirations of SWANA’s 35 and under segment—Young Professionals (YP).

WASTECON® 2019 Show Hours

Monday, October 21 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Exhibit Hall Welcome Reception)
Tuesday, October 22 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WASTECON® 2019 YP Activities

Monday, October 21, 2019

SWANA's International Solid Waste Design Competition

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Room 128

SWANA’s International Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC) is a student team competition to solve “real world” problems faced by solid waste professionals.

Young Professionals Networking Event

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Hard Rock Café

Join your fellow Young Professionals for some drinks and fun!

Hard Rock Café
3 South 2nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Young Professionals Annual Meeting

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Room 128AB

Meet fellow YPs and participate in group discussion while receiving updates from the YP Steering Committee.

Take My Job, Please!

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. | Room 128

In this session, industry veterans tell it like it is. Expect realistic and candid observations.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Mastering the Job Interview: Tips and Techniques for Candidates and Interviewers

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Room 127C

This interactive workshop provide the insight and skills you'll need to master the job interview.

Meet Us at the YP Exhibit Hall Lounge

Be sure to stop by the YP Exhibit Hall lounge during show hours to learn more about SWANA YPs, participate in Giant Jenga, play YP Corn Hole, and possibly take home one of many door prizes!

Thank You to Our WASTECON® 2019 YP Event Sponsors

CDM Smith

CDM Smith





SCS Engineers

SCS Engineers


Women in Solid-Waste & Recycling

Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
Harris Equipment
TBI Roll-off Covers
Ruble Truck Sales
SSI Shredding Systems

Make the Most of Your Experience!

Get involved. Join up with YPs @WASTECON® 2019.