Tag: Solid Waste Association of North America

For nearly 50 years, The Solid Waste Association of North America, (SWANA) has been a professional association in the solid waste management field. SWANA’s mission is “to advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste.” SWANA serves over 7,700 members and thousands more industry professionals with technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses. Solid waste consists of everyday items that could be thrown away or recycled such as bottles, cans, newspapers, computers, furniture, food, and appliances.

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself; while it’s growing, it eats all day; at night when resting, it must be protected from the elements; and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the neighbors

How to Future-Proof Your Solid Waste Career

How to Future-Proof Your Solid Waste Career

Picture, if you will, the locker room before a hockey game. The players are strapping on updated versions of medieval armor. They intensely prepare for a rousting contest. This careful preparation contributes to their future success. The same is true in planning for a successful career in the solid waste

SWANA News

SWANA’s Safety Ambassador Program Named “Safety Initiative of the Year” By Waste Dive

The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Safety Ambassador program has been named the winner of the 2016 Dive Awards: Safety Initiative of the Year by Waste Dive, a leading industry news publisher.

Across the waste and recycling industry,

Guest Editorial: Future-Proof Your Solid Waste Career

Guest Editorial: Future-Proof Your Solid Waste Career

Picture, if you will, the locker room before a hockey game. The players are strapping on updated versions of medieval armor. They intensely prepare for a rousting contest. This careful preparation contributes to their future success. The same is true in planning for a successful career in the solid waste

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself; while it’s growing, it eats all day; at night when resting, it must be protected from the elements; and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the neighbors

Sonsthagen Joins HDR as Solid Waste Engineer in the Pacific Northwest

Sonsthagen Joins HDR as Solid Waste Engineer in the Pacific Northwest

(SEATTLE-January 31, 2017) – Eric Sonsthagen has joined HDR as a solid waste engineer based in the Seattle and Bellevue, Washington, offices. Working closely with HDR’s solid waste, remediation and industrial teams in the Pacific Northwest and nationwide, Sonsthagen is applying his specialized background to strengthen HDR services for both

SWANA Offers Free Student Membership

SWANA Offers Free Student Membership

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce that it now offers free membership for full-time undergraduate and graduate college students as a means to grow the future of the solid waste and recycling industry.

Beginning in 2017, eligible students now have a

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