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  • SWANA Applauds the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for Holding a Hearing on Efforts to Improve Reuse and Recycling May 22, 2024
    May 22, 2024 – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee commending the committee’s hearing on Efforts to Improve Reuse and Recycling in the United States.The letter submitted by SWANA acknowledges funding from the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) Grants […]
  • Jeremy O’Brien Selected to Join National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee May 21, 2024
    May 21, 2024 – SWANA Director of Applied Research Jeremy O’Brien was recently appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Costs and Approaches for Municipal Solid Waste Recycling Programs.“Jeremy’s appointment underscores the breadth of talent within SWANA. We are confident that his expertise will be used to drive positive change […]
  • SOAR 2024: Advancing Solid Waste and Resource Management in Phoenix May 14, 2024
    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) hosted its highly anticipated event, SOAR, held in Phoenix, Arizona from April 15–18, 2024.The technical conference reflected SWANA’s ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship and the pursuit of sustainable waste and resource management solutions. Attendees experienced a comprehensive lineup of presentations, educational sessions, networking opportunities, experiential learning tours, […]

RSS SWANA National Blog

  • Safety First: Signs of Dehydration June 14, 2024
    Available in Spanish or French CanadianAs solid waste and resource management professionals, you’re no stranger to the challenges of the job – from long hours in the sun to physically demanding tasks. However, amidst the hustle and bustle of your daily responsibilities, it’s crucial to prioritize your health and safety, particularly when it comes to […]
  • Regenerative Hydrogen Sulfide Removal in the Biogas Industry: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Gas Purification June 10, 2024
    Author: Chris Ristevski, Macrotek Inc.Hydrogen sulfide (H₂S), a colorless gas known for its characteristic "rotten egg" odor, is a common impurity in biogas. Its presence in high concentrations poses significant health hazards, causes corrosion in equipment, and reduces the commercial value of biogas. As global interest in renewable energy rises and environmental regulations tighten, efficient […]
  • Electrochemical Oxidation: Understanding the Pathways and Practicalities of PFAS Destruction June 10, 2024
    Author: Louis LeBrun, PE, Axine Water TechnologiesAs concerns surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) intensify, the waste management and landfill industries face mounting challenges. Regulatory standards are tightening, necessitating innovative solutions for PFAS destruction. In this context, electrochemical oxidation emerges as a promising method. This article delves into the details of electrochemical oxidation, exploring its […]


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