SWANA Blog Posts

Jan
20
2020
MLK Day
For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we want to look back at two men who dedicated over 50 years of service to the solid waste industry in the City of...
Jan
03
2020
New Year's Resolutions
With the start of a new year as well as a new decade, here is our list of recommended New Year’s resolutions that can help you grow professionally...
Dec
26
2019
Holiday Giving
By John Carlton, P.E., BCEE, HDR Regardless of your religious or cultural background, December is a time when many of us exchange gifts. Some of...
Nov
27
2019
Have a Sustainable Thanksgiving
Tips to Reduce Your Waste this Holiday Season Between food waste and wasteful packaging, there is a lot of waste being produced these next few weeks....
Nov
22
2019
Strengthening Recycling Focus
Strengthening Recycling Focus of Legislative & Administrative Efforts SWANA joins EPA, ASTSWMO and others for America Recycles Day Events and U.S....
Nov
14
2019
ARD Park Clean Up
Last week, SWANA worked with Montgomery County Parks to get a local park cleaned up in honor of America Recycles Day. At SWANA, we believe it is not...
Nov
06
2019
World Series - Stanley Cup - Community Ties
For those of us living in the Washington, DC Metro area, the sense of community has never been stronger; we can thank the Washington Nationals World...
Nov
04
2019
Stay Motivated in Mindfulness!
What to do Post-WASTECON We are now two weeks past WASTECON® 2019: Pathway to Innovation in Phoenix, Arizona. Some of you may be trying some of the...
Oct
15
2019
See You in Phoenix
By: Darryl Walter, SWANA's Director of Membership With WASTECON® less than two weeks away, the staff at SWANA is finalizing plans to make this the...
Sep
30
2019
The National Pastime
I enjoy “talking trash,” but I like baseball even more. One of my earliest memories is going to Shea Stadium in New York City in 1968 for my first...