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
Call for Papers: 2021 NW Symposium
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Safety Tip: Back In When Parking
Changes to Oregon OSHA’s Proposal on Rules Addressing the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in All Oregon Workplaces
Download the PDF of the proposal and changes
Save the Date! 2021 NW Regional Symposium
On October 27-29, 2021 the Symposium is coming back to Oregon! This year's theme is Industry Resilience Through An Impacted Economy
SWANA Reports 52 Solid Waste Industry Worker Fatalities in 2020
SWANA encourages increase in safety training, with focus on collection hazards at Safety Summit.