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. SWANA's safety initiatives represent part of that effort.

SWANA recognizes that, in the solid waste industry safety matters! #SWANASafety


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April 03, 2020

April 3, 2020 Weekly Wrap-UP

SWANA's weekly wrap-up will keep you up-to-date with everything that is happening in SWANA and the solid waste industry.


April 02, 2020

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Becky Caldwell is our next Woman of the Industry feature. She has been in the industry for more than 20 years and is now the Solid Waste Programming Manager for the Middle Tennessee area.


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Women in the Industry - Karen Storry

Karen Storry is a Senior Project Engineer for Metro Vancouver Solid Waste Services and has been in the industry for 8 years. She is also our next Woman of the Industry feature.


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Media Advisory: Waste & Recycling During COVID-19 Pandemic

SWANA Available to Discuss Waste & Recycling Issues, Tips for Public


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SWANA Asks FEMA to Reimburse Municipal and Private Solid Waste Service Providers for Unpaid Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

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