Join SWANA Get in front of current leaders.
Join SWANA Interact with peers from across the country and the globe.
Join SWANA Engage in leadership opportunities.
Join SWANA Build a professional network.
Join SWANA Learn more about industry trends.
Join SWANA Engage with like-minded individuals.
Join SWANA Advance solid waste & recycling initiatives.

Don’t Wait Until Graduation—Start Your Career in the Solid Waste Industry

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) established a comprehensive collegiate network where students can:

  • Learn more about industry trends and new technologies that can guide your course of study and lead to career opportunities
  • Get in front of current leaders and key influencers working in solid waste and recycling that may lead to potential internships and possibly become future employers
  • Interact with peers from across the country and the globe who have similar study and career interests via online forums and local/national events
  • Build campus groups to engage with students and the community in activities to advance the mission of SWANA’s solid waste & recycling initiatives while growing your leadership skills


To qualify for Student Membership in SWANA, you must be a full-time student (undergraduate or grad student) with an interest in environmental sciences, solid waste management or recycling-related professions.

Access our network and unlock a world of opportunities today!

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Questions? Contact membership@swana.org