About Us



Here are three reasons to join SWANA Now!

  • Chance for networking throughout North American and Canada
  • Access to top related publications
  • Discount on training, seminars and educational products

Join Us!


There are many benefits to membership in the New York Chapter of SWANA. If you are interested in joining our organization, click here to join the Solid Waste Association of North America. For chapter membership questions, please contact Debra Smith, 607-778-2397.


National Membership Benefits:

  1. I Am SWANA: E-newsletter with news that affects you
  2. MSW Management: Leading solid waste journal for the latest developments, innovations and ideas you can build on
  3. eLibrary: Houses over 1,000 documents, presentations and videos
  4. Advocacy: For issues your concerned about through legislation action and access to the Applied Research Foundation
  5. Members-Only Website and My SWANA: Includes online membership directory and online networking communities
  6. Seven (7) Technical Divisions: Keep Track of hot topics and connect with experts

New York State Member Benefits

  1. NY Federation of Solid Waste Associations: $50 savings at the annual NY Federation Spring Conference at The Sagamore
  2. e-Sessions: Free access to monthly webinars on a variety of topics
  3. Technical Session: Save at two ‘hot topic’ events in the state
  4. Newsletter: Learn about what is going on throughout the
    Empire State
  5. Regulatory & Legislative: Stay on top of legislative, policy and legislative changes


Currently the NYS Chapter has 310 members! The composition of the membership is:

  • 125 Private
  • 111 Public
  • 9 Retired
  • 60 Small Business
  • 5 Students