Environment and Climate Change Canada has released an Advocacy Alert regarding exports of waste materials and recyclables to China and scrap materials captured under the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations.
News & Updates
SWANA has just released information regarding safety statistics for solid waste collection workers (US based) for last year. Solid waste collection workers continued to have the 5th deadliest job in the U.S. in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The 2016 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries released on December 19, 2017 shows that the rate of fatalities among waste collection workers decreased by more than ten percent last year, but has not changed the industry’s ranking among the deadliest occupations (see charts).
We Are SWANA Pacific Chapter – BC & Yukon
Networking, Training, and Certification for Integrated Waste Resource Management
We are the Pacific Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America. As the leading organization in integrated waste resource management in BC and the Yukon, we provide expertise and professional development to practitioners through training, certification, and networking. Explore the About section to find out more about who we are and what we do.