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).
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.
Silver Spring, MD – June 4, 2019 – In response to misleading and confusing information reported about the state of recycling in Canada, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has developed a flyer that provides current and accurate data on this important topic.
SWANA Pacific Chapter is pleased to host Manager of Transfer Station Systems training on June 10 – 12, 2019 with the exam being held the morning of June 13, 2019. [SOLD OUT]