News Updates

Waste and Recycling Industry Groups Produce Poster to Improve Recycling Habits
In an effort to help consumers recycle properly, the National Waste and Recycling Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, the Northeast Recycling Council, and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries have jointly developed the Think Twice poster.
SWANA Issues Canadian Recycling Myths vs Facts Sheet
Association urges the media to provide accurate information about the state of recycling in Canada
SWANA Reports Big Increase in Worker Fatalities in 2018
Association urges additional attention to safety hazards, with focus on collection
Media Advisory: Changes to Recycling Programs
SWANA Available to Help Reporters Understand How China’s Import Restrictions Are Impacting Local Recycling Efforts in the U.S. and Canada
SWANA Adds New Safety Stickers to Protect Workers
New Collaboration with BrandArmor™ for Slow Down to Get Around
SWANA CEO Appointed as ETTAC Rep
The CEO and Executive Director of the Solid Waste Association of North America, David Biderman, has been appointed again to the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee, representing the waste management and recycling segment of the U.S. environmental technology industry.
SWANA Announces 2019 Award Winners
Honorees to be recognized in February at SWANApalooza in Boston
Waste Associations Call for Performance-Based End to PCC
Determine closure based on site specifics rather than number of years
Unprecedented Surge in Industry-Related Deaths in January 2019
Unprecedented Surge in Industry-Related Deaths in January 2019 SWANA Calls for Heightened Focus on Safety