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Congratulations 2023 SWANA International Road-E-O Winners

The 1st and 2nd place winners of our 2023 SWANA FL Road-E-O represented our chapter this weekend at the 2023 SWANA International Road-E-O in Denver, Colorado. Our contestants did great, and we brought home three trophies! Congratulations to Drew Lashbrook with Lee County (2nd – Loader), Joe Marshall with Clearwater (3rd – Tractor Trailor) and…
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NEW Solid Waste Solicitations Web Page

If you have a project to procure and want to get the word out, SWANA FL can help. Please email a brief summary of your project to info@swanafl.org. Please be sure to include any necessary links and contact information for people to reach out for more information. Click below to see the web page and our first solicitation…
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Man dies after garbage truck accident in Ridley Park – CBS Philadelphia

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Congratulations 2023 Road-E-O Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 SWANA FL Road-E-O! The first and second place winners will represent our chapter at the International Road-E-O in Denver in October. TRUCKS TRACTOR TRAILOR1st – Joe Marshall, City of Clearwater2nd – Ricky Palmer, City of Clearwater3rd – Michael New, Lee County SIDE LOADER1st – John Garakop, City of…
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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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Congratulations International Road-E-O Winners!

Congratulations to the following individuals for placing at the SWANA International Road-E-O in El Paso, Texas, this month! Joseph Marshall, City of Clearwater3rd place, Tractor Trailer Alexander Grant, City of Clearwater1st place, Roll Off Evangelos Chatziemmanoui, City of Largo3rd place, Truck Mechanic

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