SWANA

Become an Industry-Leading Professional with SWANA Membership

More than 10,000 members of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have access to resources that solid waste and recycling professionals count on to be more successful. Build leadership connections and take advantage of key resources that will set you apart from your peers and further your career. Join SWANA today!

Private Sector Individual Member

Public Sector Individual Member

Small Business Individual Member

Young Professional Member

Student Member

Retired Member

For Membership Applicants Using a Purchase Order

If you need to remit your SWANA membership fee with a check or a purchase order for invoicing, skip the online application and download a fillable PDF form. Print and mail your membership application back to SWANA, along with your check or purchase order.

Advance Your Career!

Expand your horizons both personally and professionally with some of the solid waste industry's most experienced experts and innovative leaders.

  • MentorMatch, SWANA’s online professional development program can be found on MySWANA.
  • Leadership positions and program development opportunities on any one of SWANA’s many committees
  • SWANA Career Center, the premier electronic recruitment and job search resource for solid waste professionals.
  • Training Sessions, eLearning and Certification courses at discounted prices for SWANA members looking to set themselves apart through our highly recognized credentialing programs.

Connect to Other Professionals

Chapters have their own newsletters, websites, host local tours and events, provide training opportunities, and advise local officials on behalf of the profession.

TDs bring together some of the best minds in seven different fields of solid waste management, each with their own educational opportunities, events, and newsletters for up-to-date information in your specialty.

Includes online membership directory and online networking communities.

SWANA’s events bring together thousands of members for technical sessions, training and networking opportunities.