Tag: sustainable waste management

The management of waste is a key component in a business’ ability to maintaining ISO14001 accreditation. Companies are encouraged to improve their environmental efficiencies each year by eliminating waste through resource recovery practices, which are sustainability-related activities. One way to do this is by shifting away from waste management to resource recovery practices like recycling materials such as glass, food scraps, paper and cardboard, plastic bottles and metal.

Forget Paris

Forget Paris

“Forget Paris” is a movie from the mid-nineties starring Billy Crystal and Debra Winger. It’s a romantic comedy in which a basketball referee travels to France to bury his father, meets and falls in love with a woman working for the airline.

But if you say the words “Forget Paris” now,

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,

ISWA Study Tour on Waste-To-Energy 2017

ISWA Study Tour on Waste-To-Energy 2017

After 7 successful Waste-To-Energy Study Tours with more than 130 participants from all 5 continents – we are pleased to offer the 8th ISWA Study Tour Waste-to-Energy, June 18 – 23, 2017.

The technical tour combines site visits to 10 different plants and facilities in operation in Alpine Germany and Austria

EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education, and Awareness

EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education, and Awareness

Silver Spring, MD –The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines the intent to conduct various collaborative efforts, including: data aggregation and similar applied research efforts of mutual interest, joint fundraising activities to

EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education, and Awareness

EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education, and Awareness

Silver Spring, MD –The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines the intent to conduct various collaborative efforts, including: data aggregation and similar applied research efforts of mutual interest, joint fundraising activities to

On the Road to Infrastructure Week

On the Road to Infrastructure Week

Infrastructure Week (May 16–23) is a national week of events, media coverage, education, and advocacy efforts to bring the woeful state of our infrastructure to the attention of all Americans. It is comprised of more than 100 affiliate organizations from all sectors of the nation’s economy and civil society. Forester

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