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WASTECON is the premier solid waste industry-focused conference that brings you the latest news, education, advancements and products to help you achieve success in your business, all in one setting.

Guest  Editorial: The World Is Coming to Us

Guest Editorial: The World Is Coming to Us

“I am from Iowa.”

Once, I drew on that sense of place and a niece’s question about why she should care about the world as a starting point to try to explain the global interconnections of recycling. I worked to prevent and clean up illegal dumpsites in woods and streams near

SWANA News

SWANA News

International Solid Waste Association’s World Congress is co-locating with the Solid Waste Association of North America’s WASTECON 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA this September.

These international events will feature topics such as climate change, resource management, marine litter, energy recovery, and more, through technical sessions, facility tours, exhibits and global networking

Landfill Odor Control

Landfill Odor Control

While perhaps the increased emphasis on separate collections of organic wastes such as food scraps and other green waste has contributed to more odors, the development of neighborhoods closer to what was once a remote MSW operation is the overriding factor, say industry observers. Marc L. Byers, owner of Byers

SWANA News

SWANA News

Two Safety-Oriented Companies Join SWANA’s Affinity Program
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce two additions to its growing affinity program, Blue Ridge Services, Inc. and Eureco Health Solutions.

Both local governments and private sector companies will benefit from taking advantage of SWANA’s affinity relationship with these

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,

Odorous Assault

Odorous Assault

While perhaps the increased emphasis on separate collections of organic wastes such as food scraps and other green waste has contributed to more odors, the development of neighborhoods closer to what was once a remote MSW operation is the overriding factor, say industry observers. Marc L. Byers, owner of Byers

SWANA News

SWANA News

WASTECON® 2016:  Learning and Leadership Take the Midwest
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) welcomed nearly 2,000 industry professionals to downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, for its largest annual conference of the year. If you were unable to attend, you missed an exciting event that brought two organizations into a shared

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 Across the Globe

SWANA Across the Globe

Last month, I had the good fortune to attend and speak at the Clean Enviro Summit in Singapore. This exciting event, which is five times larger than WASTECON and bigger than any solid waste event held in North America, attracts a wide variety of solid waste and water experts and

Tours at WASTECON 2016

Tours at WASTECON 2016

Visit multiple facilities in a single day and earn SWANA CEUs too. Separate registration fee and ticket are required. Seating is limited. Click here for more details. Register at WASTECON.org

Monday, August 22, 2016

Tour 1: Waste Processing and Disposal Facilities:
Tour 2: LFG to Electricity
Tour 3: Truck Manufacturing and Maintenance

Tuesday, August 23,

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