Month: March 2023

Important Announcement from SWANA Board of Directors

SWANA is excited to implement its 2023–2027 strategic plan and to achieve the four goals in the plan. These goals include getting off the top 10 most dangerous jobs; becoming climate champions; reframing the perception of industry as employers of choice including engaging young professionals and improving industry conditions through diversity, equity, and inclusion; and…
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Board of Directors and Awards Nomination Forms

SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter members, The 2023 Board of Directors Nomination Form is now available.  The deadline to nominate individuals for the Board of Directors is Thursday, April 6, 2023.  Four chapter officer positions and four director positions will be filled.  We strongly encourage public and private sector members to apply as this will maintain balance…
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SWANA Reports Increase in 2022 Worker Fatalities

Post-collection and maintenance activities contribute to rise The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) reported an increase in worker fatalities in 2022 in the United States and Canada after a dramatic drop in 2021. For 2022, 46 solid waste industry worker fatalities were recorded by SWANA compared to 28 the year before. “SWANA is…
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