Membership Benefits

Membership features a selection of robust benefits that will maximize your opportunities for career success and professional development:

To apply for a membership, please visit Instructions on how to navigate the membership process can be found here:

SWANA Chapters
As a member of SWANA, you will automatically become a member of the SWANA Northern Lights Chapter (if you reside in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba or NWT).

SWANA Technical Divisions
Take advantage of opportunities to interact with professionals specializing in specific aspects of solid waste management.

Members-Only Website and MySWANA Profile
Access members only resources and information, as well as a network of industry professionals, 24/7. You can customize your profile and subscriptions to ensure you receive the information you need, per your interests, and share information with MySWANA blogs.

Young Professionals Group
Under 35 years of age? Join the SWANA YP’s group – help guide the direction and represent the future of the solid waste industry.

Enjoy discounted rates for annual conferences and symposia: 

Courses & Trainings – Save money on needed courses and materials by selecting the member only rate.
Professional Services Directory – Promote your company and connect with other vendors and service providers through your FREE listing in SWANA’s Professional Services Directory.
Affinity Program – Receive special discounts on name brand services from hotels to car rentals.
Industry Publications – Stay informed and keep up-to-date with SWANA’s monthly e-newsletter, “I Am SWANA News” and SWANA’s official bi-monthly magazine, MSW Management.
Resources – SWANA’s online collection of over 1,000 presentations, documents, videos and industry publications. Available at your fingertips 24/7 in the members-only section.

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