The Sustainable Materials Management Technical Division Advancement Award recognizes the efforts of individuals or organizations including non-profits involved with policy, research, legislation, program development, and/or other initiatives that are blazing new paths for the future of sustainability. The Advancement Award is newly developed to recognize advancement within the framework of sustainable Materials Management and in support of SWANA’s mission to advance the practice of municipal solid waste (MSW) management. This award differs from the Distinguished Individual Achievement Award, in which the nominee works directly within the solid waste management sector.
The awardee will be recognized at SWANA’s 2024 SOAR conference. Examples of this might include:
To be eligible for SWANA SMM TD Advancement Award, candidates must:
Advancement Award applications can be submitted by the Nominee or on behalf of the Nominee.
David Lammers, Student (sculpture), Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operations