Month: September 2022

SWANA Participates in United States’ OECD Environmental Performance Review

SWANA met with international stakeholders on marine litter and recycling Washington, DC – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) participated in stakeholder consultation for the Environmental Performance Review of the United States assessed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Stakeholders discussed the US’s environmental achievements and challenges with a focus…
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New SWANA Report Evaluates Electricity and Other Alternative Fuels for Refuse and Recycling Collection Vehicles

SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation’s report provides detailed analyses of fuel options for waste collection fleet managers Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) has issued an important new report assessing the viability of electricity and other alternative fuels for solid waste and recycling collection vehicles. The…
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SWANA Issues Update of 2021 Worker Shortage White Paper

Timely report addresses ongoing collection delays and other challenges facing solid waste employers Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued an updated version of its 2021 publication Let’s Work Together: Addressing the Labor Shortage in Solid Waste Collection Services. The report has been revised to reflect changes in…
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SWANA Announces 2022 Safety Award Winners

Awards ceremony to occur at WASTECON® in December The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce the 2022 Safety Award Winners representing leading companies and municipalities in the solid waste industry. This year’s winners are North Texas Municipal Water District – Solid Waste Department for Biggest Safety Improvement; Rumpke Waste &…
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