With more than 1,000 members, SWANA’s Landfill Management Division remains one of the largest and most active technical divisions.
The SWANA Landfill Management Technical Division (LFMTD) is committed to:
The Landfill Management Technical Division Awards committee evaluates nominations and presents SWANA Awards.
The Distinguished Individual Achievement Award (DIAA) recognizes efforts on behalf of individual SWANA members for service to SWANA’s Landfill Management Technical Division.View Past Winners of SWANA’s Landfill Management Technical Division Distinguished Individual Achievement Award
The Division Organization Award recognizes an organization that makes significant contributions to the industry and SWANA.View the Landfill Management Technical Division Organization Award
The Bioreactor Committee monitors the continued development of bioreactor technology in the U.S. and provides a review of new federal regulations, as appropriate.
Encourages the presentation of specific topics at international and regional SWANA symposia, online training sessions and appropriate technical division bulletins.
Addresses leachate treatment costs, which represent one of the largest (if not the largest) cost category for many landfills. In addition, wastewater discharge regulations are tightening and, as a result, there’s a growing interest in and need for on-site treatment.
Tracks current and pending legislation at the federal and state levels, providing comments and writing letters to elected officials in support of SWANA’s stance on key issues.
Develops and oversees the Communication, Education & Marketing Technical Division’s technical programs at WASTECON®. The committee also suggests future conference sites, technical presentations and tours for SWANApalooza. Members also can serve as moderators for technical sessions and contribute to the topic and speaker selection process for SWANA's regular Webinars.
Provides training and education through courses and publications, assuring program quality. Courses have included: