SWANA Beaver Chapter
Oregon & Idaho

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About Membership

SWANA is an organization of professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. In doing so we provide education and networking opportunities to solid waste professionals in every facet of the industry, benefiting individual members while also furthering the work of the profession.

As a member you have access to the resources you need to be more successful at work every day, as well as leadership opportunities and connections to set you apart from your peers and further your career.

Membership Has Its Privileges

How to Join

SWANA offers anniversary memberships, meaning your membership runs for one year from the date you join. Your individual membership type is determined by your current employment status.

Membership Categories

Young Professionals

A “Young Professional” is defined as an individual in the solid waste industry 35 or younger. That’s actual age, not just how you feel.

We are a group of individuals who represent the future of the solid waste industry. We are passionate about the environment, our industry, and helping each other succeed. We are eager to offer advice, brainstorm ideas, develop solutions, and share in the struggles and triumphs of working in this business.

We are energetic. We are motivated. We are committed. We are the next generation of SWANA.

Why join SWANA's YPs?

Here are just a few reasons:

Membership Details for SWANA Young Professionals

New member Young Professionals pay a special first-year membership fee of $100.

The renewal rates for new YP members following their first year:

Must be a YP member for three consecutive years to receive the discounted YP membership rates. Once your membership is complete, log-in to your MySWANA account to connect with other YPs, interact with YPs on Twitter @SWANA or check in with the YP Linkedin group.

If you have any questions, please contact Shelby Truxon, YP Program Manager.

Technical Divisions

You can enhance your membership by joining a Technical Division. Technical Divisions provide opportunities for members to meet and interact with professionals specializing in all aspects of solid waste management. New members receive a one-year complimentary subscription to one Technical Division. Each additional subscription is $45.

Available Divisions