SWANA’s Communication, Education & Marketing Technical Division confers several different Organization Awards to companies who have created awareness campaigns, social media, or other innovative programs that result in impactful solid waste industry solutions.
The Communication, Education, and Marketing (CEM) Technical Division Outstanding Awareness Campaign celebrates community efforts that drive measurable improvement towards increasing participation in reduction, reuse, recycling, or other resource management programs, increasing health and safety of resource management initiatives, or reducing contamination to preserve the value of resources.
The Communication, Education, and Marketing (CEM) Technical Division Outstanding Social Media Campaign honors excellence in executing an education and outreach campaign as demonstrated through engagement and reach on social media platforms. Campaign actions may include increasing awareness or inspiring actions which reduce waste and climate impacts, improve safety, or otherwise uphold the mission and objectives of SWANA.
The Communication, Education, and Marketing (CEM) Technical Division Game Changing Tools recognizes an organization that equips communities with funding, technology, data, media, legislative, or community outreach materials, or other support needed to advance solid waste management to resource management, support public health and safety of those working in the industry, or ensure a just transition to the circular economy.