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Molding the Future of the Solid Waste Industry


Formed in 1988, the WI Chapter of SWANA serves solid waste professionals throughout Wisconsin. Our goal as a chapter is to enhance our profession and our members’ careers


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  • Dane County’s Department of Waste & Renewables is seeking Summer 2024 interns for construction oversight and general project management activities. Please e-mail your resume and contact information to Roxanne Wienkes, Deputy Director at

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Young Professionals (YPs)
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Upcoming Learning Opportunities! Join fellow YPs in these upcoming events:​​

MentorMatch Now Live!

SWANA's MentorMatch is the perfect place to pair up Experienced Professionals with Young Professionals and students looking for guidance to advance their careers in the solid waste management and recycling industry. Learn more and sign up using your MySWANA online account. 

Sign up today!

Free Student Membership

Student membership is FREE! If you are a full-time student (undergraduate or graduate student) with an interest in environmental sciences, solid waste management, or recycling related professions, FREE SWANA student
membership is perfect for you. Register on the SWANA National website.

Register Here Today!


Issue 7, February 2021

Issue 6, April 2020

Issue 5, September 2019

Issue 4, February 2019

Issue 3,  July 2018

Issue 2, August 2017

Issue 1, February 2017

Become SWANA-Badger Chapters 2023 Young Professional (YP) of the Year!

Applications are now being accepted. If you’re interested in applying or nominating someone, you can e-mail a letter of interest (1-page max), resume, and letter(s) of recommendation to  Deadline for submittals is January 12, 2024.  For more information, click here.

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