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Board of Directors and Awards Nomination Forms

SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter members, The 2022 Board of Directors Nomination Form is now available.  The deadline to nominate individuals for the Board of Directors is Thursday, April 7, 2022.  Four Director positions will be filled.  We strongly encourage public and private sector members to apply as this will maintain balance to the board.  If you…
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Florida Legislative Update

Florida’s 2021 Legislative Session began on March 2. Lawmakers are currently gathering to debate state policy, amend existing laws and pass new ones. Several of the senate and house bills that will be discussed over the next 60 days will directly impact the solid waste industry and SWANA FL members. Click HERE for a list…
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Call for Papers – SWANA FL 2021 Virtual Spring Conference

As 2021 begins, the SWANA FL Sunshine Chapter is committed to bringing quality educational opportunities to our members in the coming months. While we are no longer hosting a face-to-face conference in May, we have decided to host an online education and networking event in its place. We are looking for innovative session topics for…
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Recycling Workgroup Survey

The Florida Recycling Workgroup consist of professionals in the recycling industry; local governments; corporations; and associations. The goal is to submit a reasonable recycling plan to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by the end of 2020. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VHX2FHM

SWANA Submits Over 1,500 Facial Covering Orders to HHS

2.4 million facial coverings requested for solid waste and recycling workers Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has collected and submitted orders for cloth face coverings on behalf of the entire U.S. solid waste and recycling industry to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS, along…
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SWANA to Redevelop Leading Industry Certification and Course for Managers of Landfill Operations

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued a Request for Proposals to redevelop the leading industry certification and course for Managers of Landfill Operations (MOLO). Proposals are due by August 28, 8:00 p.m. EDT. A mandatory conference call for prospective respondents is scheduled for August 6, 2:00 p.m.…
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SWANApalooza Sessions Now Available for Purchase

Keynotes from SWANA’s Technical Conference including COVID-19, Recycling, PFAS, and more Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is making individual keynote sessions from virtual SWANApalooza available for purchase. These recordings are now available for download and viewing. This provides solid waste and recycling professionals a convenient (and affordable) way to…
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SWANA Renews Affinity Program Relationship with Re-TRAC Connect

Expanded program introduces Municipal Measurement Program Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has renewed its agreement with Re-TRAC Connect™ as a participant in SWANA’s Affinity Program. With the renewed and expanded relationship, more services, such as the Municipal Measurement Program™, are also being made available to SWANA Members. “SWANA…
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Sanitation Workers Support Fund

Solid waste and recycling collection is a critical and essential part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The men and women working in the waste and recycling collection industry are on the front lines of protecting human health and the environment. SWANA is collaborating with Glad to support sanitation workers across the United States and Canada…
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SWANA FL Annual Chapter Business Meeting

The SWANA FL Annual Chapter Business Meeting was held virtually on June 18, 2020. Minutes / PowerPoint