Waste & Recycling


  • SWANA cancels WASTECON for 2020

    August 28, 2020 by SWR Staff

    Silver Spring, MD – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and concern for the health and safety of participants, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has cancelled the WASTECON that would have taken place December 7-10 in Dallas,

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    World Circular Economy Forum hosting three events

    June 26, 2020 by SWR Staff

    GATINEAU, Quebec – Finland, Canada and the Netherlands are taking part in an initiative by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra to host three circular economy events. Along with their partners, Sitra will showcase the tools and solutions countries need to

  • News Compost Event

    Organics recycling conference goes virtual

    June 19, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – The Compost Council of Canada has moved its annual conference online this year. The 30th Annual Organics Recycling Conference will be held virtually during the week of September 28 – October 2, 2020. Originally to be held in

  • PLASTICS cancels sustainability and recycling event

    March 31, 2020 by SWR Staff

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced today that the 2020 Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit, originally scheduled for May 18-20, 2020 in Cincinnati, OH, will be canceled due to the travel bans and guidelines that are in place

  • COVID-19 hits waste shows

    March 13, 2020 by SWR Staff

    In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic SWANApalooza has been cancelled and WasteExpo rescheduled from May to August 2020. The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) says it has been closely monitoring and evaluating the spread of coronavirus and

  • Feature Event

    Next Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo (CWRE) will be in 2021

    March 4, 2020 by SWR Staff

    CWRE will take place September 14 and 15, 2021, at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario

  • News Awards Event

    Waste Expo 2020 – Rescheduled to August

    February 10, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    Whether you are from the private sector, a small, medium or large public sector waste management company, organics management, or food waste management company, or a manufacturer or supplier from the U.S. or abroad, count on WasteExpo to bring the

  • Canada to host circular economy forum in 2020

    December 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Canada will host the World Circular Economy Forum 2020, co-organized by the Government of Canada and the Finnish innovation fund Sitra. The Forum will be held in Toronto from September 29 to October 1, 2020, marking the very first

  • World Circular Economy Forum postponed to 2021

    December 3, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    Created in 2017, the World Circular Economy Forum is the global initiative of Finland and the Finnish innovation fund Sitra. The Forum was first held in Finland, in 2017; Japan, in 2018; and again in Finland, in 2019. Canada will

  • SWANA celebrates “America Recycles Day”

    November 14, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is co-sponsoring the America Recycles Innovation Fair and playing a leading role at the 2019 America Recycles Summit on November 14 and 15, 2019, with the U.S. Environmental