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SWANA Celebrates America Recycles Day

SWANA Celebrates America Recycles Day Encourages Recycling Right in PSA Silver Spring, MD – November 13, 2018 – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) encourages everyone to support recycling as they celebrate America Recycles Day on November 15. “It is important not only to recycle, but do it right,” said David Biderman, SWANA’s…
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SWANA Awarded U.S. Department of State Grant for Landfill Training in Colombia

SWANA Awarded U.S. Department of State Grant for Landfill Training in Colombia Will Bring Expertise, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announces that it has been awarded a two-year grant from the United States Department of State to identify regulatory gaps, offer landfill training, and provide capacity building relating…
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Board of Directors and Awards Nomination Forms

SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter members, The 2018 Board of Directors Nomination Form is now available.  The deadline to nominate individuals for the Board of Directors is Friday, April 13, 2018.  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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Call for Papers – 2018 SWANA FL Summer Conference

The Program Committee of the SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter is requesting abstracts from persons interested in participating in the chapter’s 2018 Summer Conference, our 40th Anniversary Celebration.  We invite all of you to come and share your experiences with waste management, diversion and recycling with your colleagues.  We’ve identified some tentative session topics in the Call for…
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Congratulations to the 2017 SWANA Internatioal Road-E-O Winners!

Click HERE for a list of winners and competition score sheets.

Congratulations to Florida Atlantic University

Congratulations to Florida Atlantic University for winning 1st place in the Student Design Competition at Solid Waste Association of North America WASTECON!

Call for Papers – 2018 Joint Summit

January 28-30, 2018 Save the Date! Join Florida’s premier recycling and solid waste associations, Recycle Florida Today (RFT) and the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Florida Sunshine Chapter to discuss the relevant and timely topics of Florida’s environmental industry. The event, which is set to take place at the B Resort in Lake…
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Congratulations Florida Excellence Award Winners

SWANA’s Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding solid waste programs and facilities with environmentally and economically sound solid waste management practices. Congratulations to these winners from Florida! City of North Port Solid Waste Division, Florida, Creative Awareness Campaigns Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, Florida, Palm Beach Renewable Energy Facility #2 Emerald Coast Utilities Authority…
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In Memoriam – Richard Siemering

It is with sad hearts that we let everyone know that Richard Siemering, 58, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Saturday July 15, 2017. Rich worked in solid waste engineering consulting for over 20 years and retired from HDR Engineering as a Solid Waste Project Manager in 2016. Rich served his…
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Please Vote – SWANA FL Officers and Directors

It’s time to vote for your SWANA FL 2017-2019 Officers and Directors.  An email from our election vendor, Survey & Ballot Systems (directvote.net), went out on Monday, June 5.  The email included your login and password.  The deadline to vote is Friday, July 14.  If you need technical assistance, please contact them directly at support@directvote.net or 866-909-3549. …
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