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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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Guam Solid Waste Authority General Manager

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Guam Solid Waste Authority General Manager

The Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA) is searching for a qualified individual for the position of General Manager, a full-time position. GSWA currently has implemented curbside, single stream recycling collection, a household hazardous waste facility open five days a week, a new MSW landfill, three convenience centers that incorporate recycling, and bulky waste collection.

Salary is

Landfill Mining: Current Trends

The beneficial purposes can include recovery of recyclable materials, recovery of soils for use as daily or intermediate cover in active landfills, or recovery of land area for redevelopment. As urban sprawl has continued in many metropolitan areas, landfills—which previously were located in areas relatively distant from the population centers—are

SWANA Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners

SWANA Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners

The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding solid waste programs and facilities that demonstrate the highest practices through their commitment to using effective technologies and processes in system design and operations, advancing worker and community health and safety, and implementing successful public education and

Scales and Software

It is through his company 5280 Waste Solutions in Denver, CO, that Bill Bradley developed awareness for the need for software solutions addressing transportation planning, management, and logistics to address the inefficiencies he sees inherent in solid waste operations. Bradley represents a multitude of operations seeking to turn the numbers

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA SAFETY
SWANA has a strong commitment to safety and is determined to help move the waste collection industry off of the federal government’s list of 10 most dangerous jobs and reduce accidents and injuries.

At the start of 2016, SWANA launched several important initiatives that will help all SWANA members—U.S. and

Scales and Software

It is through his company 5280 Waste Solutions in Denver, CO, that Bill Bradley developed awareness for the need for software solutions addressing transportation planning, management, and logistics to address the inefficiencies he sees inherent in solid waste operations. Bradley represents a multitude of operations seeking to turn the numbers

Free SWANA Webinar Hosted by The Young Professionals Group

Free SWANA Webinar Hosted by The Young Professionals Group

YP Webinar Series: Introduction to SWANA Technical Divisions, V. Nicole Gallagher Burkhardt, P.E., Landfill Gas Engineer, DSWA

A great way to get more out of your SWANA membership is to join one of SWANA’s seven Technical Divisions. This session is geared toward SWANA members who have not yet joined a Technical

Renewable Energy From Waste Conference

Renewable Energy From Waste Conference

Conversion Technology is rapidly developing. Learn what’s happening. Come to the Renewable Energy from Waste (REW) Conference.
No other conference delves as deep into the issues or offers the insights that the REW Conference continues to provide each year.

Get the combined benefits of education, networking and tours to get the most

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