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Advancing the responsible management of solid waste as a resource.

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Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (OMRR): Summary of Public Input in Response to 2018 Intentions Paper Posted

By | News, Regulatory

The BC Ministry of Environment, Environmental Protection & Sustainability, has released the report summarizing the public responses to its 2018 Organic Matter Recycling Regulation & Guidance (OMRR) intentions paper.  The intentions paper was released in fall of 2018 for the proposed amendments to the OMRR under the Environmental Management Act (EMA).

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Hauler Safety Outreach

By | News, Safety

Solid waste collection workers are receiving the same safety resources from SWANA at Hauler Safety Outreach events across North America. These efforts are meant to provide valuable safety materials to the haulers who visit facilities every day who face serious risk of injury and fatality. Collecting waste and recyclables is the 5th most dangerous job in the United States and is very hazardous in other countries as well.

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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.

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