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SWANApalooza 2020 Keynotes


Individual SWANApalooza sessions are now available for purchase! Session recordings will be available for download. Each session will also be worth one Continuing Education Unit (CEU). This brings you a convenient (and affordable) way to meet recertification requirements right from the comfort of your home.

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From Our Blog

  • January 22, 2021 Weekly Wrap-UP

    January 22, 2021

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

  • YP Spotlight: Emily Stoler

    January 15, 2021

    Meet Emily Stoler, Environmental Compliance Manager with Southeast Berrien County in Niles, Michigan and our next YP Spotlight!

Our Research

  • Thermal Treatment of Residual Waste: Lessons from Europe

    In Denmark, Switzerland, Austria and Germany, waste-to-energy (WTE) plays a significant role in the management and processing of municipal solid waste. SWANA Applied Research Foundation researched the reasons why modern, developed countries in...

  • Curbside Collection of Residential Yard Waste

    This 2017 SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Collection Group presents the results of background research on the economic and environmental costs of curbside collection services for yard waste from single-family residences.

  • Mechanical Biological Treatment of Residual Waste

    This 2018 SWANA Applied Research Foundation Waste Reduction & Recycling Group report provides a summary of lessons learned from the implementation of mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facilities in Europe over the past 25 years.

Our Publications

  • Ash Recycling & Reuse Survey

    SWANA's Waste-to-Energy Technical Division conducted first-ever and follow-up surveys of waste-to-energy plant owners and operators and state regulators.

I AM SWANA Newsletter

  • Advocacy

    January 12, 2021

    EPA issues guidance on PFAS, Save Our Seas 2.0 Act is signed into law, SWANA responds to Canadian plastics management plan, and new plastic trade restrictions go into effect.

  • CEO Column

    January 12, 2021

    Read SWANA CEO and Executive Director David Biderman's first CEO Column of 2021 as he looks at the year ahead and all that SWANA has to offer.

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