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For over 40 years, the Solid Waste Association of North America has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field  The association serves over 7,200 members throughout North America and over 900 members in California. SWANA’s mission is to educate, innovate and communicate.

The goal of SWANA’s advocacy program is to represent the interests of the solid waste profession by being a proactive advocate of environmentally and economically sound solid waste legislation and regulations. Legislative advocacy services for the California Chapters Legislative Task Force (LTF) are provided by Paul Yoder and Jason Schmelzer of Shaw / Yoder / Antwih, Inc. Information on the national organization and its chapters is available at http://www.swana.org.

SWANA’S Mission

Advancing the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste in North America.