SWANA Pacific is looking for volunteers to assist our conference committee with our Pacific Conference, which will be held on May 17 and 18, 2018 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster. We are looking for any and all levels of commitment, including the day of the conference. If you are interested in becoming a part of a great team to assist in the planning of a successful event, please contact us at email@example.com.
The Walmart Foundation recently announced that it is making $1.87 million CAD ($1.5 million USD) available to fund proposals from eligible non-profit organizations working to reduce food waste in Canada. The Walmart Foundation is seeking proposals from qualified organizations that have experience in formulating, proposing, and implementing food waste reduction efforts. Requests between $250,000 and $1,000,000 (USD) will be considered.
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.