Month: May 2022

SWANA & Oceans Caucus Foundation Host Congressional Briefing on Recycling

Panel addresses EPA actions and how to achieve recycling goals federally Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) along with the Oceans Caucus Foundation hosted a briefing on May 26 for staff on Capitol Hill on implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Recycling Strategy and 50% recycling goal.…
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SWANA Announces New Hires and Promotions

Four new hires bring fresh perspective; two promotions reflect growth in the organization Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is excited to announce four new hires on the team: Natalie Garcia as Technical Division Manager, Amanda Suntag as Marketing & Communications Program Manager, Kimberly Pittmon as Database Specialist, and…
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SWANA Responds to Troubling New National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Stats

Stats Consistent with SWANA Fatality Data Silver Spring, MD — SWANA is very concerned by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s recent release of safety data revealing a 15 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2021. This is consistent with SWANA data that shows a continuing high level of third-party fatalities from incidents involving waste collection…
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