Amrit Pangli, superintendent of the City of Vancouver’s Vancouver transfer station was featured in an article at vancouversun.com on July 29, 2017.
Your Training Committee is planning to expand its’ Faculty in the Lower Mainland area by adding one or more Instructors for Landfill Operations Basics (LOB). This 2-day certificate level course empowers Supervisors and Operators with critical knowledge for operating their landfills safely and efficiently.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has created a new program called MentorMatch, available through the MySWANA online forum, to help encourage the careers of young professionals in the industry.
SWANA is partnering with the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) to co-locate the ISWA World Congress & WASTECON® 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland on September 25 – 27. This 2017 World Congress is the biggest annual event organized by ISWA. The theme, “No Time to Waste!” illustrates the urgency with which the waste and resource management sector must respond to the global and local issues it is facing every day.
SWANA Pacific – BC & Yukon was pleased to sponsor the 2017 District of West Vancouver’s student video contest which was a huge success. The theme was Our Waste, Our Responsibility and was open to every student in the District from Elementary to High School and some truly exceptional entries were submitted for judging.