Annual Golf Outing
COVID19 have you feeling down? Join SWANA and golf a round! Come join the SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter at our annual 9-hole golf outing October 8th. Come and network with other waste and recycling industry professionals to see how they have adapted to and managed the issues of this pandemic, while relieving some COVID stress through 9-holes of safe socially distanced golf.
All proceeds from this event go to help fund future Chapter programming, scholarships and events. All SWANA members and non-SWANA members are invited to attend this socially distanced game.
When: October 8th at 1pm
Where: Glen Ellyn Village Links
Pricing: $40/ SWANA Member; $50/ Non-SWANA Member
Registration will close October 5, 2020.
SWANA Training and Certification Opportunties - Postponed
Transfer Station Management (April 27, 2020 - April 29, 2020) - Postponed
The Transfer Station Management (TSM) course addresses factors in planning, design, operation and management of a transfer station. You will learn how a well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation.
Manager of Landfill Operations (April 27, 2020 - April 29, 2020) - Postponed
The Manager of Landfill Operations course is a comprehensive primer on the fundamentals of modern landfills, including operations, site design, regulations, health and safety, cost controls and other issues pertinent to planning, operating, and closing landfills.
Offered by SWANA, the course prepares you for Landfill Management Certification, required by many jurisdictions to operate compliant and safe landfill facilities.
Both trainings will be held at:
Wyndham Chicago O'Hare
1450 E. Touhy Ave.
Chicago/Des Plaines, IL 60018
Fall Workshop ReCap
Thank you for joining us at the SWANA Illinois Chapter Fall Workshop and Annual Meeting. This year's workshop was focused on the dangers and challenges of Lithium-Ion Batteries in the waste and recycling streams. The following link provides access to the agenda and presentations from our workshop: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1aJ4tZf440PKyBPhFrhGmP3llFUVdn6oQ?usp=sharing.
Guest Speakers Included:
Jeff Spangenberger (Materials Recycling R&D Lead) - Argonne
John Sliwicki (VP of Risk Management) - Lakeshore Recycling Systems
Ryan Fogelman (VP of Strategic Partnerships) - Fire Rover
John Schumacher (Senior Vice President) - Assurance
Tim Warren (US Regional Account Manager) - Call2Recycle
Lisa Disbrow (Director of Government & Public Affairs) - Waste Management