Our theme for SWANA Day 2015 is “Waste Flow Dynamics in a Changing Economy” and what a discussion we will have! Once again the day will be packed with great speakers and thoughtful discussion. Join us at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier in North Vancouver on Thursday November 19, 8am to 4pm.
The Ministry of Environment is inviting affected parties to review and comment on an intentions paper for the solid waste management planning guideline. This intentions paper has been released as a public discussion paper. The current guideline has been in place since 1994. It was developed to provide guidance for regional districts on legislative requirements for solid waste management planning. It requires modernizing to reflect current legislation, the current municipal solid waste landscape, and the experience and expertise of regional districts and sector stakeholders.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an industry association with members in both the public and private sectors. The Pacific – BC & Yukon Chapter of SWANA is proud to announce that it has partnered with the City of Kelowna to offer our Landfill Operations Basics (LOB) course in Kelowna, BC November 4-6, 2015 at the Glenmore Landfill. All participants will have the opportunity to tour the site and learn about the latest improvements at the landfill.