Tag: waste management systems

The collection, transportation, and disposal of garbage, sewage, and other waste products. Waste management encompasses management of all processes and resources for proper handling of waste materials, from maintenance of waste transport trucks and dumping facilities to compliance with health codes and environmental regulations.

SWANA NEWS

SWANA NEWS

Keep Momentum Going, Membership Growing.
New Membership Director, Darryl Walter
Darryl Walter comes to SWANA after successfully leading membership development efforts for associations such as The Wildlife Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Academy of Actuaries. Darryl thoroughly enjoys working for associations and interacting with members.

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Safety Matters
SURGE OF WASTE-RELATED FATALITIES—UNACCEPTABLE
Arecent increase in fatal accidents involving garbage trucks is of great concern and is unacceptable. In March, SWANA’s safety tracking identified ten separate incidents in which someone in the United States has been killed in an accident involving a truck carrying garbage or recyclables.

SWANA has developed

SWANA Private Sector Director Positions Now Open

SWANA Private Sector Director Positions Now Open

Seven private sector members sit on the SWANA International Board of Directors (IB). These members represent different private sector views (finance, services, consulting, sales, manufacturing, legal and materials recovery and diversion), and help the Board maintain a balanced view on municipal solid waste management. Individuals are elected to the positions

Advances in Energy…From Waste

Advances in Energy…From Waste

Increasingly, as communities focus on sending less waste to landfills, waste reduction and recycling initiatives are implemented in conjunction with energy-from-waste (EfW) technologies to manage what remains post-recycling. The most prominent technologies for production of EfW are mass-burn combustion with energy recovery, gasification, pyrolysis, and anaerobic digestion. This article provides

SWANA Summer Training Center

SWANA Summer Training Center

Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems (ISWMS)—30 CEUs
Monday, August 24 – Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Are you new to managing an integrated solid waste system? Are your areas of responsibility growing? Do you need to know what an integrated solid waste system is and how it works?

SWANA Breakfast Honors the Best in the Solid Waste Industry

WASTECON®’s annual SWANA awards ceremony on Tuesday morning, August 26, honored those waste industry professionals and organizations whose programs have stood out in this past year. The Excellence Awards recognized organizations for their outstanding programs and facilities, the Professional Achievement Awards honored individuals for their personal contributions to the profession

Council Endorses the Region’s Waste Management Infrastructure Development Plan

Brampton, Ontario, July 3, 2014 – Today, Regional Council endorsed the Region’s Waste Management Infrastructure Development Plan, which outlines how the Region will address its waste processing needs through to 2041. “The importance of this Infrastructure Development Plan cannot be understated,” remarks Councillor John Sanderson, Chair of the Waste Management

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