Recycling System Award

SWANA’s Recycling & Special Waste Technical Division has established the following items by which recycling systems will be evaluated for excellence:

  1. Design and Planning of Recycling System
  2. Use of Equipment/Systems and Technologies
  3. Regulatory Compliance
  4. Worker Health & Safety
  5. Performance, Economics & Cost-Effectiveness
  6. Public Acceptance, Appearance and Aesthetics

Past Winners


Gold – Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority and Allied Waste Services

Silver – Bluewater Recycling Association

Bronze – Arizona Community Ecocenter