SWANA’s WASTECON to be Held in Innovation Hotbed, Phoenix, Arizona, this October

Planning sustainable futures with a week of learning, networking, and fun

Wastecon 2019

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is hosting WASTECON 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona, the fifth-largest city in the United States this October 21-24th. The event serves to cultivate the development of a circular economy as well as job creation within the solid waste industry, as well as plan for sustainable futures within communities. With a population of nearly two million people, this hotbed of creativity, also known as the innovation district or the PHX Core, is the perfect place to bring together startups, business incubators, accelerators, entrepreneurs, and universities for a week of learning, networking, and fun. 

Conference topics illustrate innovative ideas and successes in solid waste management: innovation in management techniques, developing a circular economy and tackling marine litter. Innovations in safety, communications, recycling, and international waste management will be showcased at WASTECON 2019. 

WASTECON features the industry’s most sought-after, highly-valued, and unique leaders like Don Slager, CEO of Republic Services, as they make their way to the stage in front of a global audience.

Attending WASTECON 2019 will also give attendees access to:

  • The highest level of continuing education that helps you to achieve career goals and toincrease your industry knowledge
  • The latest in products, trends and technologies
  • Networking opportunities to exchange ideas and build a professional support group
  • Conference activities revolve around information attendees need to benefit their company.

WASTECON gives you the chance to personalize schedules for teams and individuals.

Industry Insight and Best Practices

WASTECON offers dozens of technical sessions that meet your organization’s needs for the latest information in many interest areas: safety, international waste topics, waste management challenges and more!

Training Certification Courses: Become SWANA Certified or Earn CEUs for Certification Renewals

Training courses are offered in eight areas of solid waste- specific education to become SWANA Certified in the discipline, earn valuable CEUs toward recertification, or improve your industry knowledge. Attendance also allows you to earn valuable CEUs toward recertification.

Networking Opportunities

WASTECON helps you network with other professionals and vendors in the industry. Be in-the-know about the latest products, technologies, safety issues and processes that
apply to your day-to-day work.

Team Building

WASTECON provides dedicated time and a forum for colleagues to talk about how to apply new learnings back at the office or solid waste site. The more staff you send to WASTECON, the more relevant this aspect becomes.

The Latest Research

From technical sessions to poster presentations, WASTECON curates compelling research into the industry’s frontline topics, providing unprecedented insight into solid waste frontiers.

Vendors with Products, Technologies andSolutions You Need for Business Success

WASTECON features dozens of exhibitors positioned for face-to-face meetings that let you explain professional challenges and seek solutions. Experience groundbreaking products and services all in one location and time. Bring your team to Phoenix, Arizona from October 21-24 to meet other public sector solid waste leaders and get the most out of the conference. With WASTECON, there is something for everyone! Register for WASTECON before July 31 to receive the discounted early-bird pricing.

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