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Jun
20
SWANA Announces WASTECON 2018 Keynote Speaker Line-Up
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced the keynote speakers for WASTECON, SWANA’s largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities.
Jun
18
SWANA Announces Winners of 2018 Safety Awards
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 SWANA Safety Awards, selected by SWANA’s Technical Divisions and the SWANA Safety Committee for their excellence in solid waste safety.
Jun
13
SWANA Provides Update on Impact of China's Waste Import Restrictions on Recycling Programs
The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) has issued an update for state and provincial environmental agencies on China’s waste import restrictions and their impact on recycling programs in North America.
Jun
11
Updated Landfill Benchmarking Report Provides Performance and Cost Data on North American Landfills
A new report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) presents an update to its 2008 report on Benchmarking the Performance and Costs of MSW Landfills, providing current technical and operational data for landfill owners and operators in their benchmarking efforts.
Jun
05
SWANA Announces 2018 Excellence Awards Winners
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Excellence Awards, featuring prominent programs and facilities in 13 different categories in a range of solid waste industry areas.
May
08
Maryland Enacts Slow Down To Get Around Bill Into Law
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce that today, Governor Hogan will sign the bill Operation When Approaching Vehicle with Visual Signals into law, making Maryland the 18th state to pass Slow Down To Get Around legislation.
Apr
19
SWANA Focuses on Plastic Reduction and Recycling
On Earth Day 2018, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) commits to a renewed focus on reducing the generation of single-use plastics and correctly recycling these materials, urging industry and public education efforts.
Apr
18
SWANA Releases Sobering Solid Waste Industry Fatality Data for 2017
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) releases it’s 2017 solid waste industry fatality data with 132 recorded fatalities – an 18 percent increase in total fatalities compared to 2016, with almost all incidents occurring in the United States.
Apr
11
Inaugural MRF Summit to Address Changing Landscape in Recycling
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announce their partnership on the 2018 MRF Summit, to be held at SWANA’s WASTECON® conference August 20–23 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Mar
15
SWANA Surpasses 10,000 Members, Paving the Way for the Future of the Solid Waste Industry
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced today that membership has exceeded more than 10,000 members across the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.