At SWANA, We Strongly Believe in Safety First

Waste collection is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world and SWANA is committed to safety. Please take advantage of the many resources available on SWANA’s website. Resources include tips, information and safety campaigns.

Apply for the 2020 SWANA NJ Chapter Safety Award


*Applications received so far for the SWANA NJ Safety Award will be considered and announced  at the time of the rescheduled Annual Conference (please notify us if you want to withdraw your application). The application process will reopen prior to the next event.*


SWANA Safety Pledge

We want to encourage all chapter members to take the SWANA Safety Pledge to show your dedication to safety.

SWANA Collection Safety Tips Video

SWANA’s latest safety video has tips for employees in Collections to stay safe while out on the road. Click here to watch the video.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Report on Workplace Fatalities

SWANA has issued a press release in response to a report by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on workplace fatalities. To read the statement, click here.

SWANA Safety Initiatives

Become a Safety Sponsor

Show your commitment to safety and have a banner displayed on the main SWANA website

For more information, email [email protected].

Become a Member

Meet other solid waste professionals, stay updated on industry news, and take advantage of training opportunities.

Upcoming Events

The NJ Chapter hosts several networking and training events throughout the year. Stay in-the-know!

Young Professionals

Represent the future of the solid waste industry: become a young professional member.