SWANA supports recycling and material recovery. Being knowledgeable about your local recycling program rules and committing to Recycle Right at home, at work, and on the go are important steps every person can take to improve local programs this year.
Frank Caponi - SWANA International Past President SWANA
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a long-term commitment to helping Americans reduce, reuse, and recycle waste. EPA has tools to help you learn and understand recycling issues, and help you reduce your environmental footprint.
On November 16, 2020 at the America Recycles Summit, Administrator Wheeler announced the National Recycling Goal to increase the U.S. recycling rate to 50 percent by 2030.
The draft National Recycling Strategy identifies strategic objectives and actions needed to create a stronger, more resilient, and cost-effective U.S. municipal solid waste recycling system.
The National Framework for Advancing the U.S. Recycling System is the product of a multi-stakeholder collaborative effort between federal, local, state and tribal governments; the recycling industry; non-profits; manufacturers; and product brands.Download the Framework
America Recycles Day® (ARD) is celebrated nationally each year on November 15 to promote and celebrate recycling in the United States.More info
Are you a U.S.-based organization interested in working toward a more resilient materials economy?Sign the Pledge
This joint advisory provides public and private sector solid waste management professionals with guidance regarding contracting for municipal recyclables.More information
SWANA has led the solid waste industry in managing the challeng of China’s restrictions on imported recycling.Access resources
At SWANApalooza 2020, recycling experts discussed how the solid waste industry is embracing new opportunities for managing recycling. That panel discussion is now available for purchase.Purchase