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Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is the largest municipal solid waste management association in the world, with chapters in the US, Canada, and the Caribbean. While principally serving the public sector, recently it has attracted private sector membership.

SWANA News

SWANA News

Excellence in 2017
Honorees recognized at WASTECON®
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

SWANA Provides Update to States on Chinese Recycling Issue

SWANA Provides Update to States on Chinese Recycling Issue

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued an update to state officials concerning the July 18, 2017 notification to the World Trade Organization from China on their intent to ban certain waste imports.

The update provides background to states on the Chinese waste ban,

SWANA Welcomes New President for Fiscal Year 2018

SWANA Welcomes New President for Fiscal Year 2018

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is excited to welcome Jeffrey Murray, P.E. as SWANA’s new President for Fiscal Year 2018.

Murray is an Associate and the Solid Waste Section Manager with HDR in Raleigh, North Carolina and is a registered Professional Engineer in North

SWANA Launches Online Certification Testing

SWANA Launches Online Certification Testing

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announces the launch of its new online testing platform which allows solid waste industry professionals to take certification exams remotely.

The online testing function is available for all ten of SWANA’s industry training courses, giving professionals the chance to

The First Domino Falls

The First Domino Falls

Here’s something you never think about that I’m going to make you think about. Falling dominoes. I’m talking about those gigantic kinetic displays that show thousands of dominoes standing side by side in a row, in a spiral, in a circle, in a pattern, and even in multi-level structures. You

The China Waste Ban: Be Part of the Solution

The China Waste Ban: Be Part of the Solution

The mid-July headline from Reuters read, “China says it won’t take any more foreign garbage.” China informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it would not be accepting any more imported waste such as plastics, paper, slag from steelmaking, ash, etc. In its filing with the WTO, China said, “We found

New Way Customers Receive SWANA 2017 Excellence Awards

New Way Customers Receive SWANA 2017 Excellence Awards

SCRANTON, IOWA (August 2017) – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) recently named their 2017 Excellence Awards recipients. The awards, which are given out annually, honor programs and facilities in 13 municipal waste industry categories. Five customers of refuse-industry leader New Way® Trucks have been selected to receive

BHS Systems Win Gold, Silver Excellence Awards

BHS Systems Win Gold, Silver Excellence Awards

GreenWaste Recovery and the ECUA honored by SWANA

Eugene, OR, August 22, 2017—The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has announced the winners of the 2017 Excellence Awards for the best recycling systems built in North America. Taking home the top honors are two systems designed, manufactured and installed by

And the SWANA 2017 Excellence Award Winners Are…

And the SWANA 2017 Excellence Award Winners Are…

I love movies. And I’ve always been a fan of the Academy Awards including all the hype and buildup that precedes Oscar night. I’m avid because I consider the significance of the awards to be a measurement to aspire to for the motion picture industry, and the cultural impact it

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