SWANA Scholarship Program Open

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) annually offers scholarships to students in studies in fields related to solid waste management.  In 2021, SWANA will award up to $30,000 in scholarships to deserving students.  Further information on the scholarship programs, eligibility and application requirements, and application forms can be found on the SWANA website at:  

https://swana.org/community/awards-scholarships/scholarships-internships

The Land of Lincoln Chapter of SWANA will be accepting applications on behalf of interested students for the Grant H. Flint International Scholarship Program, the Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers Scholarship.  Please note that students must be a related to a SWANA member or become a student SWANA member to be eligible. Student SWANA membership is free and can be applied for at https://swana.org/Membership.aspx.

All applications must be received in their entirety by the Land of Lincoln Chapter no later than May 1, 2021.  They may be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to:

SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter

c/o:      Will County

Attn:    Eric Fasbender

58 E. Clinton St. Suite 100

Joliet, IL 60432

The Land of Lincoln Chapter Scholarship Committee will review applications and select one local winner from each scholarship category for consideration by the International Scholarship Committee by June 1, 2021.

If you have questions, please contact me via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or phone at 815-774-4348. Visit our web site http://www.swanaillinois.org for additional information on the Land of Lincoln Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America.


COVID RESOURCES

SWANA National has created a webpage with ample resources for managing waste and recycling. 

 

Sanitation Workers Support Fund

Solid waste and recycling collection is a critical and essential part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The men and women working in the waste and recycling collection industry are on the front lines of protecting human health and the environment. SWANA is collaborating with Glad to support sanitation workers across the United States and Canada personally affected by COVID-19 through the Sanitation Workers Support Fund. For workers in the front-line of waste and recycling collection, financial assistance may be applied for. Visit https://swana.org/initiatives/sanitation-workers-support-fund for further information on the application process.

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What's New with the 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 50 years, SWANA has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field, serving over 10,000 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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