YP Spotlight: Habitat Restoration Event

On June 22, 2018, six young professionals (YPs) attended the habitat restoration YP networking event at the Upper Newport Bay.

YP Spotlight: Mr. Eco

What happens when you mix hip-hop with environmentalism? You get an environmental rap super hero!
Brett, a.k.a. “Mr. Eco,” combined his love for hip-hop with his passion for sustainability to “create an environmental rap hero that uses music to empower children to become activists called “EcoHeroes.”

YP Spotlight: Beach Cleanup YP Networking Event

The SWANA Southern California chapter hosted a Young Professional (YP) Beach Clean-Up Event on July 28, 2017 at Playa Del Rey Beach. Approximately ten YP participants gathered together to tidy up the beach for two hours, followed by appetizers at Playa Provisions. It was a great way to be active, enjoy the afternoon sun, and get to know others in the solid waste industry.

YP Spotlight: Samir Kaleem, OC Waste & Recycling

YP Representative April Hilario interviewed Samir Kaleem, site engineer at OCsamir-photo Waste & Recycling. Samir is in charge of engineering projects at the Frank R. Bowerman (FRB) landfill in Irvine, CA. In the video interview, Samir discusses several interesting landfill topics ranging from methane collection, drones, and site efficiency.

Are you a SoCal SWANA Young Professionals member? If so, we’d love to hear from you. We are highlighting YPs on this page. Send us a brief summary of your experience and accomplishments. YP profiles are posted at the discretion of SoCal SWANA.

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