SWANA’s Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding solid waste programs and facilities with environmentally and economically sound solid waste management practices. Winners demonstrate effective technologies and processes in system design and operations, worker and community health and safety, and successful public education and outreach programs.  Programs also must demonstrate that they are fiscally and environmentally responsible through their compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.

Regional Municipality of York – Bronze winner of the Awareness Campaign Award for their program Better Blue Awareness Campaign

Niagara Region – Gold winner of the Communication, Education and Marketing Tools Award for their program, Illegal Dumping On-line Reporting Tool

City of Toronto  – Bronze winner of the Collections Program Award for their program Park Collection System

Region of Peel – Bronze winner of the Recycling Systems Award for their system Materials Recovery Facility Upgrade

Lafleche Environmental – Gold winner of Composting Systems Award for their facility
Lafleche Composting Facility