Past Solid Waste Design Competitions

2019 Solid Waste Design Competition winners

An archive of previous SWANA Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC) contestants. We showcase poster submissions and photos from previous competitions.

Great job to all of our SWDC participant since 2015!

  • Arizona State University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Clemson University
  • Florida Atlantic University * 2017 and 2019 First Place Winner *
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University and Florida A&M University
  • Iran University of Science and Technology * 2022 First Place Winner *
  • Jackson State University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) * 2015 First Place Winner *
  • Michigan Technological University
  • National University of Engineering - Peru
  • Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Florida * 2018 First Place Winner *
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Miami
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas at Arlington * 2016 First Place Winner *
  • University of Vermont * 2021 First Place Winner *
  • University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point
  • Wayne State University

2021 Team Posters

Arizona State University
National University of Engineering
University of the British Columbia
University of the British Columbia
University of Vermont
The University of Vermont
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Arlington
Wayne State University

2022 Team Posters

Clemson University
Evaluating the Limitations of the EPA's Landfill Gas Emissions Model - Clemson University 2022
Florida State University
Evaluating Methods for Landfill Gas Emissions Evaluations - Florida State University
Iran University of Science and Technology
Evaluating the limitations of the EPA's Gas Model (LandGEM) and developing an alternative method for landfill emissions estimate - Iran University of Science & Techology
Jackson State University
Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC) SWANA's Int'l Student Competition
University of Texas at Arlington
The limitations of EPA's LandGEM and an alternative solution - University of Texas Arlington

Photos from the awards ceremony and from the competition are also available to download on Flickr. Please reference the links below.