Welcome to the Florida Sunshine Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

Advancing the responsible management of solid waste as a resource.


Don’t Miss These Upcoming
chapter events 

2024 SWANA FL Chapter Road-E-O
April 26-27

2024 SWANA FL Summer Conference
July 14-16

2025 SWANA FL Winter Conference
February 23-25

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Hear what SWANA FL members have to say!

Being a member of SWANA FL has been so helpful to me in my career. It gives me opportunities to form bonds that are stronger than a strictly professional bond. It has allowed true friendships to be formed. Invaluable opportunities.

Leslie Jackson
Leslie Jackson

SWANA FL member since 2009

SWANA leads the way in providing up-to-date, relevant training to our membership. In addition, the establishment of the young professionals group and the guidance and mentorship, we can provide to them will benefit our industry for years to come.

Earl Gloster
Earl gloster

SWANA FL member since 2007

Watching Road-e-o competitors over the years transition from front-line employees to lead drivers, supervisors and department directors has been tremendously rewarding. SWANA FL opens many doors throughout the solid waste industry.

gene ginn

SWANA FL member since 2008


SWANA is the leading professional organization in the solid waste industry.


Jeremy O’Brien Selected to Join National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee

May 21, 2024 – SWANA Director of Applied Research Jeremy O’Brien was recently appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Costs and Approaches for Municipal[…]

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SOAR 2024: Advancing Solid Waste and Resource Management in Phoenix

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) hosted its highly anticipated event, SOAR, held in Phoenix, Arizona from April 15–18, 2024. The technical conference reflected SWANA’s ongoing commitment to[…]

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2024 SWANA FL Road-E-O!

The first and second place winners will represent our chapter at the International Road-E-O in Georgia later this year. TRUCKS TRACTOR TRAILOR 1st – Wayne Gainnie, Solid Waste Authority of[…]

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