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Affinity Program

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SWANA members will reap the savings from group-wide cost reductions and pre-negotiated discounts with trusted, reliable companies. Membership in SWANA does have its benefits and now, more savings, too.

Preferred Vendors

Blue Ridge Services, Inc.


Formed in 1988 by Neal Bolton, Blue Ridge Services is a professional consulting firm specializing in solid waste operations and efficiency improvement, facility management, planning, online media training, on-site training and environmental monitoring/maintenance.

Blue Ridge Services published The Handbook of Landfill Operations and The Handbook of Safety Operations, both authored by Neal Bolton. The company has also developed safety training programs for landfills and transfer stations, and offers monthly online webinars and trainings.

Register for Blue Ridge Services Safety Training

BrandArmor™ Technologies


Produces a family of products for the refuse industry designed to promote your brand, protect your trucks and reduce accidents. All BrandArmor™ products feature an industry exclusive 5-Year 100% Product Replacement Warranty, fully underwritten and insured as well as tied to the VIN# of your vehicle. The SafetyFirst™ Prismatic Reflective Slow Down to Get Around rear caution decal can be ordered exclusively from SWANA at a steep member discount. Help us save lives, equip your fleet today!

Purchase Slow Down to Get Around rear caution decals and stickers

Concorde Services, Inc.


The solid waste industry is the fifth most hazardous industry in the United States. That needs to change sooner than later.

There are many steps an organization can take to mitigate risk and keep their employees and the public safe.

Hiring the right people by conducting Pre-Employment Background Checks, having compliant Drug & Alcohol Testing and Driver Medical Examination Programs, training their supervisors to recognize impaired behavior and maintaining Driver Qualification Files are great steps an organization can take to help make their operations safer.

Concorde offers these services; creating a safe work environment; as well as maintaining, protecting, and restoring employee health.

Concorde services the US and Canada.

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Industry-leading functional employment testing and occupational health services. WorkSTEPS is an employer’s single source for functional employment testing, safety, environmental, and occupational health services. Hire smart, reduce risk and injury, and cut costs with WorkSTEPS.

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Re-TRAC Connect


Re-TRAC Connect offers a configurable web-based solution that transforms the way local governments manage and measure their waste and recycling programs. The software uses intelligent online forms to streamline and standardize data collection.

Contact Re-TRAC