Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) reported 52 municipal solid waste industry workers were killed in 2020 in the United States and Canada, with nearly 70 percent occurring during collection. This data was shared by Jesse Maxwell, SWANA Advocacy & Safety Senior Manager, at SWANA’s virtual Safety Summit on February 25.
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SWANA Pacific YP Event: New and Exciting in 2021March 16, 2021 (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM) PSTSWANA Pacific Chapter - BC & Yukon Young Professionals (YPs) are pleased to announce our first event of the year "New and Exciting in 2021".Participants are encouraged to find an article or a project that is new, noteworthy, or interesting in the solid waste and recycling industry and prepare a short presentation (approx. 5 mins) to share some details on your chosen topic. Attendees can choose to simply participate in the discussion if unable to find a suitable topic.Prizes will be given for the topic that encourages the most participation amongst attendees. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the waste industry from your peers and check out some of the innovative work that is being done now.This free event will take place on Tuesday, March 16 at 6:00 PM PST using the zoom platform. Invite to be sent upon registration. We are looking forward to meeting this year's YPs and we hope for a good turnout, as the more people who attend, the more interesting the event will be!Please rsvp to [email protected] to confirm your participation. ... See MoreSee Less
5 months ago
One Week Countdown until SWANA Days! We've got some great sessions and networking planned - you don't want to miss out! Join us December 1, 2 and 3 virtually for SWANA Days. We are excited to bring you some engaging and informative speakers to complete your days of learning. Check out our website for agenda and registration details. Registration closes midnight, November 30. swanabc.org/news-events/swana-day-2020/ ... See MoreSee Less