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Top Initiatives

SWANA, through its volunteers and staff, track a number of leading industry initiatives. Explore each initiative for more information.

Safety officer surveying landfill


SWANA has a strong commitment to safety and is determined to help move the waste collection industry off of the federal government’s list of 10 most dangerous jobs and reduce accidents and injuries.

materials recovery workers sorting recycling


SWANA is a leading expert on recycling and materials recovery. We work with members, municipalities, and leaders to respond to recycling challenges.

3D rendering of Teflon molecule


SWANA’s Landfill Technical Division Landfill Leachate and Liquids Committee provides up-to-date scientific and technical data about PFAS in solid waste.