The Beaver Chapter of SWANA is an association made up of professionals from Oregon and Idaho who are committed to managing solid waste as a resource through education, advocacy and outreach.
The Solid Waste Association of North America is an organization of more than 11,000 public and private sector professionals committed to education, advocacy and research. For more than 50 years SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field, serving industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.
Beaver Chapter strives to bring the waste community together and build a network for sharing resources and technical expertise. We provide opportunities for operator certification training courses, continuing education units, facility tours, and annual events such as the Winter Social, NW Symposium and the NW Road-E-O.
Out and About
Now Accepting 2021 SWANA Safety Award Submissions
Applications are due no later than June 30, 2021. The categories are: Biggest Safety Improvement; Best Safety Innovation and a new category, COVID-19 Pandemic Response.
Save the Date: The 2nd Annual Wes Gavett Memorial Golf Tournament
September 2nd, 2021 at the Stone Creek Golf Club
Save the Date: In Person MOLO Course
October 25th - 27th, 2021 in Troutdale, Oregon
2021 Symposium: Sponsor & Exhibitor Information
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Call for Papers: 2021 NW Symposium
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The 2nd Annual Wes Gavett Memorial Golf TournamentSept2
The 2021 Tournament will once again take place at the Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City, OR.
In Person MOLO CourseOct25
The training will take place at the McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon.
2021 NW Regional SymposiumOct27
The Beaver Chapter of SWANA will once again host the Symposium at the historic Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon.