SWANA Canadian Safety Summit – Free Online Event

We invite you to attend this free event (held via ZOOM) – a collaboration of all Canadian Chapters of SWANA.

November 23 & 24, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Mountain Time (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Central Time) each day.

Day 1 – Agenda

  • International Safety DATA on Solid Waste Industry
    What are the areas that need improvement? What can be done?
  • How are Jurisdictions tracking safety data?
  • Innovations in Safety Plans – Small Scale
    2016 SWANA’s Innovation in Safety Awards on East Hants Safety Program and methods to engage staff.
  • Safety Improvement – Large Scale Perspective
    SWANA Safety Award 2021 – Biggest Safety Improvements.
  • Keys to fostering a healthy workspace, identifying potential red flags.
    Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety

Day 2 – Agenda

  • Change to Manual Yard Waste: Ergonomic Risks and Challenges
  • Are MRF and Transfer Station Operators the victims of fire hazards in our waste and recycling streams.
  • Electric Vehicles Battery Storage a future issue
  • Impacts to insurance premiums from safety challenges
  • Repetitive Strain vs Automation
  • Change to Hot Zone Plans – Managing Safety Operations Related to High Risk Areas.

To register, please send an email to

SWANA Northern Lights Chapter Annual General Meeting – December 10, 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the SWANA Northern Lights Chapter (NLC) is to be held as a virtual (Zoom) meeting on FRIDAY, December 10, 2021, at 10:00 am MST/11:00 am CST (click here to add a placeholder to your calendar)

Please register via email to Registered attendees will receive an email with the Zoom access link the morning of the meeting.

Call for Nomination for the SWANA NLC Board 
Nominations are currently being accepted for Director Positions. An electronic vote will take place during the AGM.

You must be a member of SWANA and reside or be working in the Northern Lights Chapter.   

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

ARWMAS Cost of Landfilling Workshop

The Association of Regional Waste Management Authorities of Saskatchewan hosted a workshop on The Cost of Landfilling in Saskatchewan.  The workshop was presented by the SWANA Northern Lights Chapter and sponsored by the Government of Saskatchewan.

This online workshop was held on August 19, 2020. Download the presentations via the links below: