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Become an Industry-Leading Professional with SWANA! SWANA serves more than 11,000 solid waste professionals throughout North America with:

  • Industry-leading conferences
  • Certifications
  • Publications
  • Technical training courses

Whether you work for a public or private organization, are in management or operations, have an interest in all aspects of solid waste or just one – you’ll benefit in many ways by being a SWANA member. Membership Application

Membership Benefits

Annual General Meeting

SWANA Northern Lights Chapter Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting of the SWANA Northern Lights Chapter (NLC) is to be held on, Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Chateau Lacombe, 10111 Bellamy Hill, Edmonton, AB T5J 1N7

Call for Nomination for the SWANA NLC Board Nominations are currently being accepted for Director Positions.  Board of Director positions will be for a 2 year term. A closed-ballot vote will take place at our Annual General Meeting on May 10 in Edmonton, Alberta. You must reside or be working in the region you are nominated to represent.

If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact Sheri at 306-227-8183 or


  • Nomination form
  • Chapter Awards

    Each year at our Annual General Meeting SWANA Northern Lights Chapter provides awards to outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses that support SWANA NLC.  This year we are proudly offering new awards to recognize municipalities that have demonstrated innovation and excellence in Waste Management and Diversion.

    2015 Awards


    In addition to the scholarships available through SWANA International, the SWANA Northern Lights Chapter established a scholarship in 1989 for the children and grandchildren of SWANA Northern Lights Chapter members.