SWANA Membership features a selection of robust benefits that will maximize your opportunities for career success and professional development:

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SWANA Membership Benefits Guide

This guide provides a brief overview of the key benefits the Solid Waste Association of North America offers.

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SWANA Technical Divisions

Take advantage of opportunities to interact with professionals specializing in specific aspects of solid waste management.

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Members-Only Community and MySWANA Profile

Access members only resources and information, as well as a network of industry professionals, 24/7. You can customize your profile and subscriptions to ensure you receive the information you need, per your interests, and share information with MySWANA blogs.

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Young Professionals Group

Under 35 years of age? Join the SWANA YP’s group—help guide the direction and represent the future of the solid waste industry.


SWANA’s newest member benefit: MentorMatch

Enjoy discounted rates for annual conferences and symposia

Courses & Trainings

Save money on needed eLearning courses and materials by selecting the member only rate.

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Promote your company and connect with other vendors and service providers through your FREE listing in SWANA’s Professional Services Directory.

Get an inside look at solid waste industry information and best practices:

Solid Waste Industry Publications
Stay informed and keep up-to-date with SWANA’s monthly e-newsletter, I Am SWANA News and SWANA’s official bi-monthly magazine, MSW Management.

SWANA’s online collection of over 1,000 presentations, documents, videos and industry publications. Available at your fingertips 24/7 in the members-only section.

Advocacy Issues
Members receive quarterly reports and regular newsletter updates on the latest legislations affecting them and the industry.

Upgraded Member Benefit

Applied Research Foundation (ARF)
SWANA members now receive free access to ARF industry reports one year after date of publication.

Take advantage of leadership opportunities:

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SWANA Chapters

Connect locally through one (or more) of SWANA’s 46 chapters available across North America.

Committee Positions

Get involved.  Impact your industry — Become a Technical Division Committee Chair, Chapter Officer, Board Member or the next SWANA President.