SWANA Announces North American Carbon Credit Summit

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has announced that it will host the North American Carbon Credit Summit on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 in Reno, Nevada. The one day event will provide the most current information available on the constantly evolving carbon credit market as it applies to municipal solid waste professionals.

Developed to address the growing interest SWANA has observed in carbon credit markets, the Summit will present five sessions including an overview of the environmental commodities markets and legislative and regulatory developments as well as individual case studies. Presenters at the Summit will include representatives from organizations involved in credit verification, project consulting, greenhouse gas inventories, RECs and trading platforms, among others.

The Summit will be held in conjunction with SWANA’s 15th Annual Landfill Symposium and Planning & Management Conference, which will take place Monday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Individuals who register for the North American Carbon Credit Summit will also receive complimentary registration to the Landfill Symposium and Planning & Management Conference. For more information on the Summit, visit

About SWANA:

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 close to 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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