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News Updates




Jun
27
Research on Landfill Final Cover Systems Documented in New Report
A recent report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) documents the benefits of two alternatives to the conventional final cover systems prescribed in US EPA non-hazardous waste landfill regulations.
Jun
15
SWANA Membership Launches Online Mentoring Program
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce a new program, MentorMatch, available to members on their online forum, MySWANA.
Jun
12
SWANA Supports ISWA Scholarship Programme Through Fundraising & Awareness
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to support the International Solid Waste Association’s (ISWA) Scholarship Programme, a project that funds education for children living and working on open dumpsites in Nicaragua. To promote the campaign, SWANA is engaging in both fundraising and awareness activities.
Jun
09
June 2017 Industry Watch
SWANA's Industry Watch Column for June 2017.
May
22
SWANA and ASTSWMO to Collaborate on Recycling, Food Waste, and Education
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines their intent to conduct various collaborative efforts on topics of mutual interest.
May
12
May 2017 Industry Watch
SWANA's Industry Watch Column for May 2017.
May
09
SWANA Publishes New Tips for Safety at MRFs
Supporting the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) goal of promoting safety within the solid waste industry, SWANA has developed a new installment to its “Five to Stay Alive” series that features safety tips for Material Recovery Facility (MRF) employees.
Apr
26
SWANA Honors Workers Killed on the Job in North America
On Friday, April 28, 2017, The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) will recognize the National Day of Mourning in Canada and Workers’ Memorial Day in the United States.
Apr
25
SWANA & EREF Partner on Joint Needlestick Survey
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) are conducting a joint research project to quantify and address the issue of needlestick injuries at Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) in the United States and Canada.
Apr
19
Closing World's Largest Dumpsites is SWANA's Climate Priority
On Earth Day 2017, The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) in partnership with the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), urges supporters to sign the declaration to close the world’s 50 largest dumpsites.