Annual Golf Outing

COVID19 have you feeling down? Join SWANA and golf a round!  Come join the SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter at our annual 9-hole golf outing October 8th.  Come and network with other waste and recycling industry professionals to see how they have adapted to and managed the issues of this pandemic, while relieving some COVID stress through 9-holes of safe socially distanced golf. 

All proceeds from this event go to help fund future Chapter programming, scholarships and events. All SWANA members and non-SWANA members are invited to attend this socially distanced game.

When: October 8th at 1pm

Where: Glen Ellyn Village Links

Pricing: $40/ SWANA Member; $50/ Non-SWANA Member

Registration will close October 5, 2020.


SWANA Training and Certification Opportunties - Postponed

Transfer Station Management (April 27, 2020 - April 29, 2020) - Postponed

The Transfer Station Management (TSM) course addresses factors in planning, design, operation and management of a transfer station. You will learn how a well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation.

Manager of Landfill Operations (April 27, 2020 - April 29, 2020) - Postponed

The Manager of Landfill Operations course is a comprehensive primer on the fundamentals of modern landfills, including operations, site design, regulations, health and safety, cost controls and other issues pertinent to planning, operating, and closing landfills.

Offered by SWANA, the course prepares you for Landfill Management Certification, required by many jurisdictions to operate compliant and safe landfill facilities.


Both trainings will be held at:

Wyndham Chicago O'Hare
1450 E. Touhy Ave.
Chicago/Des Plaines, IL 60018

Fall Workshop ReCap

Charging into the Future of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Thank you for joining us at the SWANA Illinois Chapter Fall Workshop and Annual Meeting. This year's workshop was focused on the dangers and challenges of Lithium-Ion Batteries in the waste and recycling streams. The following link provides access to the agenda and presentations from our workshop:

Guest Speakers Included:

Jeff Spangenberger (Materials Recycling R&D Lead) - Argonne

John Sliwicki (VP of Risk Management) - Lakeshore Recycling Systems

Ryan Fogelman (VP of Strategic Partnerships) - Fire Rover

John Schumacher (Senior Vice President) - Assurance

Tim Warren (US Regional Account Manager) - Call2Recycle

Lisa Disbrow (Director of Government & Public Affairs) - Waste Management



Contact SWANA-IL

SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter
2037 P.O. Box 2037
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60138
Email the President

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