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SFU Downtown Campus, Vancouver, BC
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Details TBA


Solid Waste Basics

Burnaby, BC
May 20, 2020


Landfill Operations Basics

Trail, BC
May 12 & 13, 2020


Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO)

Richmond, BC
May 5-7, 2020


Training Schedule 2020

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Advancing the responsible management of solid waste as a resource.

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Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By | COVID-19

SWANA is closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation and will continue to provide updates and guidance as warranted. Our current guidance is on the front page of the new SWANA website – which we launched on Monday. I encourage you to review our website and provide feedback on it.

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COVID-19 – Protecting Yourself and Your Employees

By | COVID-19, Safety

The global situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve on a daily basis.  Thankfully the transmission risk level in BC and the Yukon remains low at this time, but here are some basic steps you can take to protect yourself, and ideas on how businesses can protect their staff: What you can do to protect yourself: Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, don’t touch your face and cover your cough or sneeze. Monitor yourself for symptoms, including cough, sneezing, fever, sore throat and difficulty breathing. Call the public health line at 8-1-1 if you have symptoms, particularly if you have recently travelled abroad. Stay home when you are sick. How employers can protect their employees and customers: Stay on top of the latest communication by reputable global health authorities and keep staff informed of any changes and updates. Keep employees informed with regular updates. If the…

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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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