News Updates

SWANA Records 30 Solid Waste Worker Fatalities in 2019
Pushes to raise awareness of worker safety with support of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week
SWANA Announces Winners of 2019 Safety Awards
Safety Award Winners Recognized at WASTECON 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona
SWANA Announces Dates, Locations for Highly Anticipated Solid Waste & Recycling Conferences
SWANA is excited to announce dates for its biggest conferences: WASTECON® 2019, SWANApalooza 2020, and WASTECON® 2021.
SWANA Supports California Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Prevention Act
Passage of AB 1509 will protect workers and support recycling infrastructure in the state
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