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SWANA Northwest Regional Symposium 2019

April 30 – May 2, 2019
Richmond, BC

 

Training Schedule 2018-2019

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Advancing the responsible management of solid waste as a resource.

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Mini Learning Sessions and “Tours-Tours-Tours” to Round Out your Week at 7CDN

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Mini Sessions are available at the 7CDN on Monday and Tuesday and a great set of tours of facilities is available on the Wednesday. Monday sees a Landfill Fire Workshop in the morning and an afternoon session on Advances in Landfill Engineering. Look at the abstracts here. Tuesday sees a morning Session on Organics and an afternoon session on Natural Disasters. Look at the abstracts here Wednesday sees 2 great technical tours and one tour for technophobes and out-of-towners. Check out the details here. All of these great add- on events require preregistration. This is available at a nominal fee above the full registration. Or you can attend them as a standalone option. Get Details on the 7th Canadian Waste Resource Symposium Website

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Special Ministry of Environment Q and A Workshop on Landfill Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste


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Date: April 4, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM – immediately following the Closing Plenary at the 7th Canadian Waste Resource Symposium.  This criteria, last updated June 1993 by the Ministry of Environment, now has a released DRAFT Interim 2nd Edition of the Landfill Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste which is seeking stakeholder comments before May 31st, 2014. SWANA Pacific Chapter Ministry of Environment Team led by Natalia Kukleva will lead this Q and A Workshop facilitated by the SWANA Pacific Chapter.  Get Details on the 7th Canadian Waste Resource Symposium website.

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BCMoE Organic & CR&D Waste Workshop

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Date: April 2, 2014 Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM – leading up to the Opening Reception Please join us for a workshop presented by Carey McIver on recent work she completed with Maura Walker & Associates, under contract to the Ministry. Carey will focus her presentation on case studies for use by local government solid waste managers on: Organic waste, and Construction, renovation and demolition waste. The workshop format is intended to provide a venue for local government solid waste managers and professionals to engage in discussion about approaches for managing waste, with a focus on organic and CR&D sources.  Get Details on the 7th Canadian Waste Resource Symposium website

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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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