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
Announcing the Sanitation Workers Support Fund
Glad and SWANA have established a fund to provide financial assistance to front-line solid waste and recycling collection workers impacted by COVID-19.
Access to Hand Sanitizer
It has become difficult in some areas to access quantities of hand sanitizer as more people purchase it in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some resources.
2020 SWANA Safety Awards: Now Open
Applications for Biggest Safety Improvement and Best Safety Innovation can be submitted online now through Friday, June 26. Apply now!
Webinar Recording: Operational and Safety Contingency Planning in the Midst of COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion
From the Blue Ridge Services team: a roundtable discussion on operational contingencies related to COVID-19 and the impact on the waste industry.
Webinar Recording: Health & Safety + Covid-19 in the Solid Waste Industry
A free webinar from SWANA international.