The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is a non-profit, educational organization serving individuals and communities responsible for the management and operation of municipal solid waste management systems. Dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in the field, SWANA offers its members training programs, technical assistance, and educational opportunities to help meet their ever-growing needs.

Founded in 1961, SWANA has become the largest member-based solid waste management association in the world. The majority of SWANA members are public sector officials, while the remainder of the membership includes organizations that provide consulting services, equipment, technologies, and systems in the municipal solid waste management field. For more than 50 years,SWANA has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field, serving over 8,000 members throughout North America, and thousands more with conferences, certifications, publications, and technical training courses. Visit www.swana.org to learn more about the association, events and membership benefits.

The SWANA Ontario Chapter was founded in 1978 by a group of public and private sector waste management professionals. 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.
SWANA Ontario Board of Directors & Staff

Debbie Conrad
Executive Director
SWANA Ontario
P.O. Box 25057
Guelph, ON, N1G 4T4
Phone: 226-203-0906