Founded in 1963

With the mission to advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound municipal solid waste management in North America.

Welcome to the Northern California/Gold Rush Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) site!

The Gold Rush Chapter has over 400 members representing a wide array of solid waste management professionals in both the public and private sectors.

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Thank you to Neal Bolton & Blue Ridge Services

The Handbook of Landfill Operations, authored by Neal, has helped standardize landfill operations industry wide and is used in SWANA's Operational Issues for Landfill Managers class. For more information about the book and Blue Ridge Services, please click the image below.


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