Welcome to the Oregon Beaver Chapter of SWANA

The Solid Waste Association of North America


SWANA is the leading organization in the solid waste industry, networking more than 7,000 solid waste professionals internationally. SWANA is dedicated to the professional development of solid waste managers, environmental engineers, consultants, waste haulers, recyclers, and operators.

Our Mission: To advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound municipal waste management in North America.


We hope you enjoyed our Winter Forum on January 21st.

Presentations included:

Oregon Clean Fuels Program presented by CoryAnn Wind (ODEQ)

ODOE’s Natural Gas Vehicle Fleet Conversion Incentives, Rick Wallace (ODOE)

Materials Management Update, David Allaway & Matt Raeburn (ODEQ)

Legislative & Regulatory Updates, featuring presentations from Oregon DEQ representatives, Willie Tiffany (ORRA), and Mark Nystrom (AOC)


Our next event is the Road-EO!

The Northwest SWANA Road-E-O is returning in 2016 and is shaping up to be the biggest and best NW Road-E-O yet!

This year's event will be located in Corvallis, Oregon and will include a welcome reception on June 24th at the Comfort Inn. The competition will take place on Saturday, June 25th and will include landfill equipment, truck and mechanics' events. Check the Oregon SWANA Road-E-O page at the end of January for full event details and registration.

Check back at the end of the month for more details and registration!