SWANA Announces 2024 Technical Division Award Winners

Technical Division Awards 2024

February 27, 2024 – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2024 Technical Division Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements and innovations in solid waste management.

“The Technical Division Awards spotlight exemplary programs, facilities, and individuals dedicated to advancing sustainable waste management practices. We are excited to congratulate this year’s award winners that represent a diverse range of organizations and individuals whose remarkable contributions have significantly impacted the industry,” said SWANA Executive Director & CEO Amy Lestition Burke.

The awards cover a broad spectrum of categories, from community-driven awareness campaigns to facility excellence in waste conversion and energy recovery. Each accolade highlights the commitment to innovation and service within the industry. The awards ceremony will be held on April 16 at SOAR in Phoenix, Arizona.

“This recognition is a testament to our members’ commitment to excellence and innovation in the waste management industry. Your dedication exemplifies SWANA’s goal of driving progress in our industry. Your achievements inspire us, and we are proud to honor your contributions. Congratulation on this well-deserved honor,” said SWANA President Art Mercer.

Congratulations to our 2024 Technical Division Award winners:

Collection & Transfer Technical Division Award

Communication, Education & Marketing Technical Division Awards

Landfill Management Technical Division Award

Planning & Management Technical Division Award

Landfill Gas & Biogas Technical Division Awards

Sustainable Materials Management Technical Division Awards

Waste Conversion & Energy Recovery Technical Division Awards

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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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