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SWANA’s Annual Conference
Leachate Management – A Sticky Situation
The SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter is excited to announce its Annual Fall workshop and membership meeting, scheduled for October 7, 2021 at the Village Links in Glen Ellyn. Come hear from industry professionals about the issues facing industry related to per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and leachate management, followed by a tour of a local PFAS project.
Topics discussed will include:
PFAS – Regulatory Overview
PFAS: Leachate Engineering and Treatment Technologies
Laboratory and Field Testing for PFAS
Alternate Leachate Treatment Technology
Leachate Management with Phytomanagement Technologies
SWANA Annual Meeting and Board Elections
Field Trip to Mallard Lake Landfill North
Cocktails and Networking
2022 Board Nominees:
President: Jesse Varsho
Vice President: John Sliwicki
Treasurer: James Jennings
Secretary: Christina Seibert
At Large Director (through 2023): Charlie Murphy
At Large Director (through 2023): Joy Hinz
WHEN: Thursday, October 7th, 2021
WHERE: The Village Links of Glen Ellyn, 485 Winchell Way, Glen Ellyn, IL
Agenda: 8:30 - 9 AM - Check in & Hot Breakfast
9 AM – 12 PM – Presentations
12–1:30 PM– Lunch and Annual Meeting
1:30 – 2PM - Panel Discussion
2 – 3 PM – Facility Tour
3–6 PM - Networking at the Links
$250/Sponsor (Inc. 2 full registrations)
Please register by noon on September 30th,2021 at
This event is open to all members and non-members alike.
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 ChapterIt 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