SWANA Hosts Half-day, Virtual Summits for Solid Waste and Recycling Professionals

SWANA Hosts Half-day, Virtual Summits for Solid Waste and Recycling Professionals

Sustainable Materials Management and Landfill Challenges Summits taking place June 15 and 17

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America ( SWANA) will host two half-day, virtual summits in place of SOAR this June. The events will have sessions each day from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT in addition to on-demand sessions available throughout the conference. A networking event will take place at the end of each day from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT.

Press members are invited to register free of charge to attend the conference. Press representatives will gain exclusive insights into sustainability for the solid waste industry throughout the events.  

The Sustainable Materials Management Summit, taking place June 15, will bring together recycling, organics recovery, and resource management professionals. Industry leaders will discuss new US EPA Recycling Goals, organics infrastructure, and how the public sector can move the needle on recycling. Featured speakers include Nena Shaw, U.S. EPA Acting Director for the Resource Conservation and Sustainability Division, to discuss EPA’s strategy for moving beyond the National Recycling Strategy to implementation.

The Landfill Challenges Summit, taking place June 17, will bring together landfill, landfill gas, and biogas professionals from throughout the United States and Canada. Industry experts from the public and private sectors will discuss current and future challenges that are expected to impact landfill operations and landfill gas production, and what lessons can be applied as we move forward.

Join us June 15 and 17 as we explore how solid waste and recycling professionals lead municipal agencies and companies to faster and better futures!

Registration for both summits is open to editors, reporters, and freelance journalists with valid press credentials, and bloggers on a case-by-case basis.

To register for the Sustainable Materials Management Summit or the Landfill Challenges Summit as a member of the press, please email SWANA will help connect you with the speaker you are interested interviewing.

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