Ready for 2021? We are too!
SWANA-Georgia is creating a wall calendar for 2021, and we need your help!
We need photographs of members! We need sponsors! Let’s work together to create a fun and encouraging 2021 calendar celebrating the familiar faces of our members and essential solid waste industry workers throughout Georgia!
Deadline to participate: November 20
Click here for a sneak peek at the calendar, including
monthly photo space opportunities & sponsor advertisement spaces.
Click here for directions on submitting photos,
logos/ads, prices, and more!
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is now accepting applications for an Environmental Engineer 1, 2, or 3 position in the Solid Waste Permitting Unit within the Solid Waste Management Program in the Land Protection Branch. Click below for a description of the position. Details for applying for the position can be found in the DNR Vacancy Announcement on page 24 (continuous recruitment).
ABC Waste of Savannah is a family owned garbage company that has been in business since 1956 making us the oldest garbage company in Savannah and possibly GA. We offer Residential, commercial, and roll off services. For large clients we even rent bailers and compactors. We are looking for an experienced sales rep who has experience and connections in the industrial and construction industry of Savannah to help us grow our roll off division. Sales reps from other garbage companies are welcomed to apply. This position will require a self starter and someone who can handle rejection. You will be tasked with going door to door of local construction companies, warehouses, and any other company that utilizes large sale waste removal services. For more information, contact Charles at 912-547-1686 or
Georgia Certified Landfill Operator Training Rescheduled - October 13-20
Due to the pandemic, the previously scheduled July 2020 Georgia Certified Landfill Operator training at UGA has been redesigned as online training, now scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Per Georgia EPD, if an operator's current, state certification expired in July 2020, a 6-month extension will be granted to allow sufficient time for renewal.
Click here to register for the training:
Virtual Educational Opportunities
Our mission is to
Educate, Innovate, and Communicate.
Representing SWANA's core functions, these three words also categorize the many benefits SWANA association members receive.
For more than 50 years, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field. Founded in 1962,
the association has 10,000+ members.
Our Chapter serves almost 300 members throughout Georgia, and other areas, through conferences, certifications, publications, and technical training courses. SWANA-Georgia represents industry leaders from every discipline in solid waste management.
Our chapter provides multiple benefits to our members, including the opportunity to hear about the latest technologies and/or developments in our industry and to network with other solid waste professionals.
Our purpose is to:
• Educate solid waste management professionals and decision makers by providing training programs; supporting the professionalism of individuals and organizations; participating in local, state and federal legislative processes; and, maintaining strong relationships with
state regulatory staff.
• Promote sound, innovative, economical and environmentally safe solid waste management
facilities and practices.
• Advocate government responsibility for assuring the availability of solid waste management services.