Month: November 2021

SWANA Applauds EPA’s National Recycling Strategy

SWANA will work closely with EPA and others on implementation Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) applauds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of a National Recycling Strategy, which was announced earlier today by EPA Administrator Michael Regan. The Strategy is the first step in a 10-year vision…
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New SWANA Report Addresses PFAS Management and Treatment Options for Landfill Leachate

SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation’s report reviews treatment technologies that can be used to treat leachate on the landfill site for PFAS removal Silver Spring, MD – In response to growing public health concerns associated with perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the SWANA Applied Research Foundation (ARF) has issued a report summarizing and analyzing management options…
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SWANA Reports Prices for Recyclables Close to Record Highs

SWANA releases important recycling market update Silver Spring, MD – After China’s National Sword policy banned the import of several recyclable materials, curbside residential recycling programs faced challenges in some communities. Since early 2020, there has been a strong recovery in commodity prices for discarded materials, which is having a positive impact on local recycling…
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