Month: February 2019

Unprecedented Surge in Industry-Related Deaths in January 2019

SWANA Calls for Heightened Focus on Safety Silver Spring, MD – January 22, 2019 – To date, at least 17 fatal incidents have occurred relating to the solid waste industry in the United States and Canada in 2019. The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is calling for a renewed focus on safety in…
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SWANA CEO Appointed as ETTAC Rep

Biderman to Prioritize Solid Waste-related Opportunities Silver Spring, MD – February 20, 2019 – The CEO and Executive Director of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), David Biderman, has been appointed again to the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), representing the waste management and recycling segment of the U.S. environmental technology industry.…
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SWANA Announces 2019 Award Winners

Honorees to be recognized in February at SWANApalooza in Boston Silver Spring, MD – February 11, 2019 – The Technical Divisions of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have voted to recognize two outstanding members and a company for achievement, volunteer efforts and leadership in 2019. Distinguished Individual Achievement Awards are being presented…
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