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WRS Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Palm Springs, CA | The Western Regional Symposium has sponsorship opportunities available. It will be held May 21-24, 2018 at the Palm Springs Hilton. The Hilton has a large carpeted ballroom/exhibit area. Equipment and vendor booths will all be located indoors in a climate controlled atmosphere. In addition, there will be systems and professional consulting firms […]

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National SWANA News

SWANA’s Membership Swells to Record Levels

Silver Spring, MD | As of April 1, the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) membership enrollment surpassed its goal for the end of fiscal year 2016, and reached its highest levels ever. More than 8,400 industry professionals have chosen the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) as their leading source for education, […]

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Safety Matters

NWRA Attributes Private Sector for Decrease in Industry Fatalities

Waste Dive | April 2016 The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has finalized its 2014 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries data, confirming that refuse and recyclable material collection is the fifth most fatal occupation despite fatalities being down from 33 in 2013 to 27 in 2014. [more]

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Spotlight: Feature Story

TRASHed – Art of Recycling

Eric Ritz of Global Inheritance spoke at SoCal SWANA’s June workshop about how his non-profit organization incorporates art in their large venue event programs, including the “TRASHed – Art of Recycling” cart-design program at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Launched in 2004, the TRASHed (Trash Education) Recycling program is a Global Inheritance original […]

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