You’ll find answers to frequently asked questions regarding membership with SWANA. If there any questions still unanswered, please direct them to membership@swana.org.

SWANA offers anniversary membership, meaning your membership runs for one year from the date you join.

SWANA memberships are for individuals; however, many companies purchase membership for several employees or encourage more than one employee to purchase their own membership.

Yes, if an employer paid for the membership, it may be transferred to another employee in your organization. Please contact SWANA at 800-467-9262 or send an email to membership@swana.org with the names and contact information for both the new and former member.

Click on MySWANA and log-in using the username and password provided to you at the time of membership purchase. If you did not register online, the site defaults to:

Username: Your Email Address
Password: First letter of your first name in caps and membership number. (Ex.: F12345)

Retrieve your log-in information from the MySWANA log-in page where you can click on the “Forgot password” or “Forgot username” links. You can also contact us at 800-467-9262 or via email at membership@swana.org.

SWANA will send you an invoice via mail and email starting 90 days out from your expiration date. Once received, invoices can be paid by credit card online using your SWANA member account, via fax to 301-589-7068, by phone at 800-467-9262 or by mail to:

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
1100 Wayne Avenue - Suite 650
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Log-in to your MySWANA account, then highlight the “My Account” tab and click on the “Personal Info” drop down option. Your member ID number can also be retrieved off of your SWANA membership card or by calling us at 800-467-9262.

All individuals signing up for SWANA membership and who have their membership payment posted in our system will be receiving membership ID cards (30)days from the date of joining.

The period covered for your chapter membership annual dues is the same as your annual SWANA membership. Chapter dues will be included in your membership renewal statement for payment.

Yes, former members can come back to SWANA anytime. Click here to enter your information, then click “Create Account.” You should receive a prompt asking if the current record is you. Click “Yes” then proceed to purchase membership. You can also give us a call at 800-467-9262 or send an email to membership@swana.org for further assistance.

If you need to manage your email subscriptions, or unsubscribe altogether, please email us directly at membership@swana.org.