SWANA Unveils New WASTECON® Logo and 2019 Theme

| Updated Logo and “Pathway to Innovation” Theme to Debut in Phoenix, Arizona  During the final day of WASTECON 2018, the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities, SWANA unveiled its updated conference logo and the new theme for the 2019 event. The ... READ MORE

Call for Media to Register for Environmental Conference

| WASTECON in Nashville to Attract Hundreds of Waste & Recycling Leaders The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), invites environmental media to participate in WASTECON, SWANA’s largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee from August 20-23, 2018. Members of the press receive exclusive ... READ MORE

GreenWaste Recovery Opens 90-tph Mixed Waste MRF

| SAN JOSE, Calif. – Aug. 7, 2018 – – In 2008 GreenWaste Recovery, Inc. (GWR) was awarded SWANA’s Gold Award for Recycling Excellence for the company’s Mixed Waste Material Recovery Facility (MRF). The system, built by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), was among the first of its kind in the United States and has been a ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces WASTECON® 2018 Keynote Speaker Line-Up

| Exclusive Group of Industry Leaders, Designers and Creative Thinkers Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced the keynote speakers for WASTECON, SWANA’s largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities. WASTECON’s line-up of keynote speakers will offer insight on future policy, innovation trends, and technology, ... READ MORE

Top 5 Reasons to Attend #WASTECON 2018!

| Check out our “Top 5 Reasons” why you should head to Music City for a week of learning, networking, and fun at WASTECON® 2018 in Nashville, TN from August 20–23! This dynamic conference will feature “Sound Ideas” in waste management, speaking to the most pressing issues in our industry today. ... READ MORE

Speeding Up Weigh Ins

| Moving solid waste in and out of facilities quickly is highly valued within an industry that frowns upon any excess amount of downtime involved in the necessary weighing process. Even more detrimental than lengthy weighing is inaccurate weighing. ... READ MORE

Rotochopper Launches 1,000 Horsepower B-66E Electric Horizontal Grinder

| St. Martin, MN – 9 April 2018 To help customers process increased volumes of waste materials, Rotochopper introduces a new 1,000 horsepower dual-motor drive option for the B-66 E electric-powered horizontal grinder. The dual-motor drive is designed to reduce operating and maintenance costs compared to a single-motor drive, as well as minimize amperage surges at ... READ MORE

VIDEO: SWANApalooza Highlights & Save The Date 2019

| SWANApalooza is SWANA’s second largest annual conference that features the latest in landfill, landfill gas, and zero waste research, policy, and technology. SWANApalooza 2018, held in Denver, Colorado, was a huge success, and we are looking forward to SWANApalooza 2019 in Boston next year. https://youtu.be/PtwEMKYDj1Y ... READ MORE

SWANA Reaches 10,000 Members

| We are excited to share that SWANA has reached an important milestone today — surpassing more than 10,000 members across the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean! We would like to thank all of our members for their enthusiastic engagement and continued support of our growing SWANA community. Click the video below for a message ... READ MORE