Month: October 2020

SWANA and Glad Expand Eligibility for Solid Waste and Recycling Workers Impacted By COVID-19 Pandemic

Sanitation Workers Support Fund will provide financial assistance to supervisors and others with direct contact with front-line collection workers Silver Spring, MD – Glad and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) are pleased to announce the expansion of the Sanitation Workers Support Fund (Fund) providing financial assistance to solid waste and recycling workers…
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Recycling Workgroup Survey

The Florida Recycling Workgroup consist of professionals in the recycling industry; local governments; corporations; and associations. The goal is to submit a reasonable recycling plan to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by the end of 2020.

White Paper Looks at the State of Plastic Waste Management

SWANA provides members with insight on new and emerging issues Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued a new white paper for SWANA members, State of Plastic Waste Management in the United States and Canada, that gives a timely snapshot of the issue for solid waste and recycling…
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New Guide Helps MRFs Manage Lithium Batteries Safely

NW&RA, ISRI and SWANA Issue Joint Document to Prevent Fires and Injuries from Improperly Disposed Batteries The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA), the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc (ISRI), and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have developed a Guide for Developing Lithium Battery Management Practices at Materials Recovery Facilities. The…
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New Report Focuses on Curbside Recycling Options

SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation report examines three case studies Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) has released a new report, Curbside Recycling Collection Options, which presents three curbside recycling options for recycling and sustainability program managers to consider in their efforts to reduce inbound contamination…
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