Ontario Chapter YP’s  watch a Blue Jays Game after City of Toronto waste facility tour 

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is non-profit educational organization serving individuals and  communities responsible for the management and operation of  municipal solid waste management systems. The SWANA  Ontario Chapter is dedicated to the advancement of  professionalism in the field  and offers its members training  programs, technical assistance,  and educational opportunities to  help meet their ever-growing  needs. Since 1978 the SWANA  Ontario Chapter has  continuously provided Ontario with waste  management  education, communication, and advocacy for state  of the art solid  waste facilities and activities..

Chapter NEWS & EVENTS :

 Do you need certification in technical training? The Ontario Chapter of SWANA will be offering the option of two solid waste training courses with registration now open in: 

Location: Delta Hotels Toronto East, 2035 Kennedy Road, Scarborough
Date: October 16-19, 2017 
SWANA Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO)
           October 16-19, 2017 
SWANA Manager of Transfer Stations

 SWANA Ontario Training Registration Form -Fall 2017 
Contact office@swanaontario.org to register or to inquire further information.

See our Training Page for other course descriptions. Contact our office for addition locations and onsite personal training.

October 5, 2017 – Whitby- SWANA Ontario YP Event
      Calling all young professionals under the age of 35. Join in a day of presentations on “Emerging Technologies” and a tour of the Durham York Energy Center. Contact the office to register. SWANA ON YP  Event AGENDA

November 28, 2017 – Mississauga – Management Skills for Waste Professionals 

Charting your future – What you need as you progress through your career as a waste management professional

Seminar Series Vision: Moving forward in any career is a prime object especially for someone first entering the workplace or moving into a new position. The purpose of this seminar series is to provide assistance to those new to the waste management industry no matter if you are in your first position and trying to broaden your knowledge or want to update your skills on your way to more progressive positions whether it be in leadership or responsibility. The industry is changing rapidly with new program goals being pushed by the Province as well as tightening economics and the need to accomplish more with the same amount of funding. These seminars will not only equip you to become a better professional but offer enlightenment on those issues that are going to be important in the next five years.

Registration available on a first come first serve basis. Contact the office to register or for questions. 

September 25-27, 2017 – Baltimore, MD – Waste Con– ISWA World Congress – details  

October 25-26, 2017- Niagara Falls, ON – Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo – details 

October 16, 2017 – Chapter Scholarship application deadline – Encourage our future professionals to apply

SWANA Safety Awards
– Nominate an organization demonstrating safety initiatives in the workplace – See how

*Congratulations to the SWANA Award of Excellence winners! Ontario Municipalities and Industries top in their fields. See AWARDS

Have an inquiry? Contact our CHAPTER OFFICE  office@swanaontario.org