What's New with the Land of Lincoln Chapter

The Land of Lincoln Board of Directors is working hard on a number of initiatives for 2016. Here's what the Chapter has been working on:

  • June is National Safety Month. Go to https://swana.org/Safety to help save lives and prevent injuries.

  • WASTECON 2016 is in nearby Indianapolis August 22-25. Click on the graphic to the right to register or learn more about this great event.

  • Our Fall Workshop and Nine-Hole Golf Outing will be held on October 6, 2016. We are planning a morning full of presentations and discussion followed by some fun and networking at the golf outing. Please plan on joining us for our signature event.

  • Our March 22, 2016 Workshop: "Love It" or "Leave It": What is the Real Story on Glass? was a big success. Check our Events Page for copies of the presentations.

  • We sponsored a tour of Lakeshore Recycling's new Material Recovery Facility.

  • We gave a scholarship to a deserving college student.

It is SWANA's mission to advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste in North America. For over 40 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.

Our membership includes local and state government officials; engineering and planning consultants; owners and operators of solid waste facilities and waste and recycling haulers. The Land of Lincoln Chapter offers many opportunities for solid waste professionals, including:

Periodic dinner meetings and workshops with featured speakers on relevant solid waste topics:

  • Solid waste facility tours

  • Annual fundraising event to support award of a college scholarship

  • Annual fall business meeting to elect officers

  • Chapter-sponsored professional networking events

  • Partnership with SWANA’s national headquarters to provide members with education, training and certification benefits

The Land of Lincoln Chapter of SWANA invites you to participate in our many activities. For additional information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Chapter President.


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SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter
2037 P.O. Box 2037
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60138
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