• Mid-Atlantic Chapter - Zero Waste Principles & Practices November 4, 2022
    Join the Mid-Atlantic Chapter for its presentation of the Zero Waste Principles & Practices Training Course!Learn to integrate your understanding of zero waste with your existing waste management systems, practices, and policies to move local systems toward locally-defined Zero Waste goals.This 3-day course consists of presentations by SWANA certified Zero Waste instructor, classroom exercises, and […]
  • NJ Chapter - Landfill Gas Operations & Maintenance Training October 25, 2022
    Landfill gas systems Operations & Maintenance The Landfill Gas Systems Operations & Maintenance course will be held November 14 – 15, 2022, at The Authority (CCIA) in Millville, NJ.This course explores the daily challenges associated with the operation and maintenance of LFG systems by discussing generally accepted industry practices as well as some new and alternative approaches […]
  • Pacific Basin Chapter- Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) October 25, 2022
    Featuring SWANA's all-new Manager of Landfill Operations course (MOLO US Edition)— newly developed in 2021 — The Pacific Basin Chapter brings this top-notch training to Hawaii. The new MOLO course features 13 all-new modules based on a new MOLO Body of Knowledge, the compendium of the skills, abilities, and information MOLOs need to be effective […]

RSS SWANA Press Releases

  • WASTECON: Learning How the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Handles Waste December 1, 2022
    San Diego, CA, December 1, 2022 – Exotic animals attract most people to the San Diego Zoo, but the Solid Waste Management Association of North America’s (SWANA) December 5 tour will cover something just as exotic: How does this world-famous attraction handle the logistics of waste management? A highlight of WASTECON 2022, which takes place […]
  • WASTECON 2022 in San Diego to Address Tough Waste and Recycling Challenges December 1, 2022
    San Diego, CA, December 1, 2022 — Speeches from national and international environmental leaders will provide a glimpse into current and future issues of the waste and recycling industries at a major environmental conference running Monday through Thursday (December 5th–8th ) at the San Diego Convention Center. Nena Shaw, Acting Director of the US Environmental […]
  • EPA Opens Applications for Federal Recycling Grant Programs November 16, 2022
    SWANA-Supported Grant Program Will Improve Recycling Education and Infrastructure The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued Requests for Applications for two important new recycling grant programs, providing states, municipalities, and other entities the opportunity to apply for millions of dollars in funds. The Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) and Education and Outreach Grant Programs […]

RSS SWANA National Blog

  • AMCS Telematics – How it can improve driver and vehicle safety in the waste and recycling industry November 3, 2022
    This blog was originally published by AMCS. This is the first blog in a series on telematics, and how understanding data from your collection vehicles can boost your business. The series will include articles on: Vehicle safety Cost management Driver debrief Telematics future. In this first piece, I am going to look at vehicle safety […]
  • A Day at the Landfill - A SWANA Scholarship Application Essay September 29, 2022
    As a way of recognizing some of the outstanding scholarship applications nominated to SWANA by our Chapters across the United States and Canada, we are posting applicants’ one-page essays on our blog. The essay, which was 10 percent of their application score, was to speak to the role solid waste management plays in addressing an […]
  • Bring Your Team—Here’s How WASTECON Is Better Together September 26, 2022
    Bring your whole team to the Executive Leadership Summit in San Diego, California this December because WASTECON® is better together. Here is how your team can benefit from attending together: Sharing perspectives. Different people with different roles will have different—and valuable—perspectives on the hot topics our program addresses. Sharing each person’s take will ensure your […]


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