SWANA membership is for everyone. Your individual membership type is determined by your current employment status.
There are 6 membership categories:
Public Sector Membership - $212 US
You are eligible if you are an employee of a public agency or a non-profit or tax-exempt organization.
Private Sector Individual Member - $398 US
You are eligible if you are an employee of a for-profit organization that furnishes goods or services.
Small Business Individual Member - $281 US
You are eligible if you are an employee of a company with ten (10) or fewer full-time employees or work for an independent solid waste hauling company with an annual gross revenue of less than $10 million.
NEW student membership!
Student Member - $0 US
You are eligible if you are a full-time student.
Retired Member - $78 US
You are eligible if you are retired from service (ceased full-time employment) in the field of solid waste management.
Newly Joining Young Professional Member - $100 US
You are eligible if you are 35 years of age or younger and this is your first time joining SWANA as a working professional. Current members who qualify as young professionals should renew according to employment status – Public, Private, or Small Business members. Learn more about the Young Professionals here.
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In addition to your membership, you can enhance your membership by joining a Technical Division
. Technical Divisions provide opportunities for members to meet and interact with professionals specializing in all aspects of solid waste management. New members receive a one-year complimentary subscription to one Technical Division. Each additional subscription is $45.
For more details, click on the following Technical Divisions: