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 (, 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 or 866-909-3549. …
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Call for Papers – 2017 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 2017 Summer Conference.  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 Papers, but welcome ideas for…
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Board of Directors and Awards Nomination Forms

SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter members, The 2017 Board of Directors Nomination Form is now available.  The deadline to nominate individuals for the Board of Directors is Monday, April 10, 2017.  Three 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 would like…
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