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SWANA has the articles, white papers, research and how-to guides to help solid waste professionals:

  • Run more efficient facilities
  • Stay compliant with regulations
  • Save money and time

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.
View SWANApalooza Keynotes for Purchase

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From Our Blog

  • August 7, 2020 Weekly Wrap-UP

    August 7, 2020

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

  • Member Spotlight: Ashish Sharma

    August 6, 2020

    SWANA features members who have made an impact on SWANA, the solid waste industry, and their community. Read about Ashish Sharma is Senior Manager, Digital for Waste Management.

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

    July 22, 2020

    The Senate introduces PPP funding for waste and recycling, China commits to banning solid waste by 2021, and the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate held hearings on plastics and recycling.

  • Voting Begins for Private Sector Director—Sales

    July 22, 2020

    Ballots are being distributed to all private sector and small business members of SWANA to vote on a candidate for the open Private Sector Director– Sales position on SWANA’s Advisory Board.

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