Welcome to the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Land of Lincoln Chapter.

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 3-day conference jointly hosted with other statewide recycling and solid waste professional organizations
  • 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..


Fall Workshop: Energy From Waste
October 2, 2014
Village Links of Glen Ellyn
485 Winchell Way
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Worskhop - 8:30AM - 12:30PM
Annual Meeting/Lunch - 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Golf - 1:30PM - 5:00PM 
Join the Illinois Chapter of SWANA in Glen Ellyn for a morning workshop discussing technical and financial considerations in the development of projects producing energy from waste. Recent project developments and insight into the current status of the regulatory and financing aspects impacting development will be presented.
Presenters will include industry representatives and consultants, a USEPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) contractor, and legal and financial experts. The morning workshop will conclude with a panel discussion with all of the presenters.
Annual Meeting
After the workshop, we will host our annual meeting and elect board members for the coming year.  An Oktoberfest-themed lunch will be provided. Click here for the proposed 2014 Slate of Candidates established by the nominating committee. 
9-Hole Scramble 
In the afternoon, join us for a 9-hole scramble on the golf course followed by networking in the clubhouse. 
Sponsorship Options 
Whether attending the morning workshop only, joining the Chapter for the full day, or unable to attend, please consider sponsoring a portion of the fall event. Proceeds from the fall workshop and golf outing support our chapter scholarship program. 
Sponsorship is $125, and sponsors will be contacted following registration to select an area for sponsorship (breakfast, lunch, golf prizes, etc.).  All sponsors will be recognized in future registration reminders (depending on timing of registration) and at the workshop, and company logos will be included on signage and printed materials.
Agenda & Registration 
For a printable registration form, click here 2014 Fall Workshop Registration
For a full agenda for the workshop, click here 2014 Fall Workshop Agenda

Contact SWANA-IL

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