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SWANA provides these safety resources to support our commitment to improving safety in the solid waste industry.

Affinity Program

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SWANA members will reap the savings from group-wide cost reductions and pre-negotiated discounts with trusted, reliable affinity partners.

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Coronavirus Resources


Here are resources SWANA has gathered to support solid waste workers, employers and customers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Professional Services Directory

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Put your company in front of more than 18,000 active monthly users in SWANA’s Professional Service Directory. Your business is sure to get noticed.

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Recycling Resources

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Here are resources for everyone on how to #RecycleRight.

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SWANA Applied Research Foundation

SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation (ARF) conducts collectively-funded research on solid waste issues selected by foundation subscribers.

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Our Research

  • PFAS Fate and Transport in Waste-to-Energy Facilities

    Publication date: June, 2021. PFAS is especially interesting to solid waste professionals because of how difficult it is to remove from landfills. Can thermal combustion plants like waste-to-energy facilities reduce PFAS in waste?

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  • Advocacy

    January 24, 2023

    FTC Updating Green Guides for Environmental Marketing Claims, and EPA Announces Plans to Regulate PFAS in Leachate.

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