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 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.


Waste and Recycling Workers Week Celebrations

Waste and Recycling Workers Week is June 17-21, 2024. During this special week of celebration for Waste and Recycling Workers Week, we join together to thank the women and men[…]

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It’s a Stinky Story: How Pasco County is Turning Poop into Profits!

Pasco’s Solid Waste Department has one of the smelliest jobs in the county. They’re in charge of getting rid of biosolids. What’s a biosolid? Simply put – it’s POOP! We[…]

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SWANA Applauds the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for Holding a Hearing on Efforts to Improve Reuse and Recycling

May 22, 2024 – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee commending the committee’s hearing on[…]

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