WASTECON Charlotte: Shows Increase In First-Time Exhibitors

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce over 45 first-time exhibitors at WASTECON 2006 in Charlotte, NC. This year's exhibit floor offers over 225 exhibits covering over 50,000 square feet of exhibits along with three pavilions: organics, recycled products, and electronics recycling.

"We are very pleased with the increased number of overall exhibitors from last year's total, and welcome the new 45 first-time exhibitors to WASTECON, the best tradeshow to network with thousands of solid waste professionals," remarked SWANA Executive Director and CEO, John H. Skinner, Ph.D., continuing, "We would also like to thank our continuing exhibitors for sticking with SWANA after last year's hurricanes."

WASTECON 2006 will be held Sept. 19-21 in Charlotte, NC. For more information, visit or call 1-800-GO-SWANA (467-9262)



WASTECON is SWANA's signature annual conference and trade show. Known as the Only Show Run By and For Solid Waste Professionals, WASTECON features a large trade show, technical sessions, training courses, workshops, speakers and networking events. This year's conference in Charlotte, NC, September 19- 21, marks the 44th anniversary of the show.


The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For more than 60 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.

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