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The Benefits of Being a SWANA Member

SWANA Membership benefits maximize your opportunities for career success and professional development in the solid waste industry.

SWANA Member Benefits Guide

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A brief overview of key membership benefits.

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ISWA Trial Membership


SWANA members are eligible for a FREE Six-Month trial membership in the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

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SWANA Technical Divisions

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Connect to other professionals who share interests and challenges.

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SWANA MentorMatch pairs up professionals willing to share their expertise

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Training & Certification

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Save money on webinars and e-courses with member-only rates.

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MySWANA Profile


Access members-only resources 24/7.

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Young Professionals Group


Members under 35 represent the future of the industry

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Professional Services Directory

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Promote your company and connect with other vendors and service providers through your FREE listing in the SWANA Professional Services Directory.

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Get an Inside Look at Solid Waste Industry Information and Best Practices

I Am SWANA News: Your Exclusive Member-Only Resource

I Am SWANA News, the SWANA bi-monthly newsletter—your key to staying informed, influential, and ahead in the solid waste industry.


Members receive quarterly reports and regular newsletter updates on the latest legislations affecting them and the industry.

MySWANA eLibrary

SWANA possesses an online collection of over 1,000 presentations, documents, videos, and industry publications

Applied Research Foundation (ARF)

SWANA members receive free access to ARF industry reports one year after publication to foundation subscribers.

Take advantage of leadership opportunities

SWANA Chapters

Connect locally through one (or more) of 47 SWANA chapters available across North America.

Committee Positions

Get involved. Impact your industry — Become a Technical Division Committee Chair, Chapter Officer, Board Member, or the next SWANA President.


I joined SWANA to build on my academic experience by learning more about the waste management industry for personal growth and to discover how I can contribute to its advancement.

Ben Brako - Student Royal Roads University, BC

I really like SWANA because in California we have a really strong conference out here but I appreciate SWANA for having an International perspective and being able to talk with professionals in the hauling field. That’s one of SWANA’s strengths.

Naomi Lue - Zero Waste Supervisor Castro Valley Sanitary District