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Month: July 2022

SWANA Urges EPA to Develop Recycling Grant Programs for Communities of All Sizes

Comments submitted on infrastructure, education, and outreach grant programs Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has provided comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding for solid waste prevention, management, and recycling initiatives. SWANA urges EPA to create a grant application process…
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SWANA Announces New President of Board of Directors

Officers move into new positions; new member of leadership added Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announces Timothy S. Flanagan as the new President of the SWANA Board of Directors. As of July 1, Flanagan has been at the helm of SWANA’s 21-member board after Brenda A. Haney, PE transitioned…
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Organizations Provide EPA with Best Practices for Lithium Battery Recycling

Organizations Provide Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with Best Practices for Collection and Recycling Labeling Guidelines on Lithium Battery Recycling (Washington, DC) – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Voice of the Recycling Industry™, National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA), and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) issued a joint letter to EPA Administrator…
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SWANA Applauds House Subcommittee for Hearing on Important Recycling Legislation

Members urged to support “Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act of 2022” The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) commends the US House Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change for holding a hearing to consider several bills to repair and improve our nation’s recycling system. A letter urging action on the “Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility…
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