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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

  • November 25, 2020 Weekly Wrap-UP

    November 25, 2020

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

  • November 20, 2020 Weekly Wrap-UP

    November 20, 2020

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

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

  • Save the Date: SOAR 2021

    November 18, 2020

    SWANA’s new premier technical spring conference will now take place June 14-17, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • The SWANA Community

    November 18, 2020

    How many of you view SWANA as a community? A community of over 10,000 solid waste and recycling professionals where we share ideas, learn from each other, and gather together.

  • Safety Matters

    November 18, 2020

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the 2019 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and OSHA issued guidance and an accompanying one-pager.

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