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Solid Waste Management for Non-Solid Waste Managers

Metro Vancouver Offices
Two dates: November 6 OR November 7, 2019


Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems

SFU Downtown Campus, Vancouver, BC
November 18-20, 2019



SFU Downtown Campus, Vancouver, BC
Thursday, November 21, 2019


Landfill Operations Basics

Kelowna, BC
November 28 & 29, 2019


Landfill Operations Basics

Williams Lake, BC
October 16 & 17, 2019


Training Schedule 2018-2019

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Advancing the responsible management of solid waste as a resource.

News & Updates

Solid Waste Management Planning Guideline Update

By | Events, News

On May 21, 2015 the Ministry of Environment announced that it will be updating the Guide for the Preparation of Regional Solid Waste Management Plans (guideline).  The ministry plans on releasing an intentions paper in September 2015 outlining proposed changes to the guideline, which the public, local government and stakeholders will be able to comment on. In June, the ministry hosted a series of information meetings for stakeholders to present the scope, consultation strategy and timeline for the guideline update.  The Ministry is inviting stakeholders to participate in a webinar where ministry staff will provide an overview of the thematic content of the upcoming intentions paper for  information and consideration.   Please note that the webinar will be focused on intentions around process changes.  Guiding principles will not be part of the webinar content but will be addressed in the intentions paper for consultation. There are three opportunities to participate:  August…

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Climate Discussion Paper Open for Public Review

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British Columbians are invited to review and comment on a newly released discussion paper that considers the ideas, values and priorities they want to see in a new climate action plan. The public will have two opportunities over the next six months to participate in shaping new climate policies in B.C. During the first opportunity that runs until Aug. 17, 2015, people can comment on the discussion paper.  Click here for details

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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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