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2018 TxSWANA Conference Call for Papers - Deadline Extended

Call for Papers/Presentations - Deadline Extended

The TxSWANA board of directors invites you to submit a brief summary describing the presentation you would like to deliver at the 2018 TXWANA Conference! The TxSWANA conference offers you a platform to showcase your professional contributions to an audience that is made up of solid waste management professionals from all over the state of Texas. It’s an opportunity to contribute to the industry’s body of knowledge by sharing your data and findings, lessons learned, innovative ideas, and by raising challenging questions to elicit thought-provoking discussions amongst your peers. 

Submit Abstracts to by March 1, 2018.

Examples of Potential Topics Technical Areas

  • Innovative solid waste management practices
  • Addressing contamination in the recycling stream 
  • Improvements in curbside recycling
  • Managing resources and diversion efforts at the landfill
  • Emerging technology for improving field operations and data collection
  • Safety issues and best practices
  • Organics composting
  • Impact of organics diversion on landfill operations
  • Landfill reuse and remediation
  • Household hazardous waste management
  • Managing resources and diversion efforts
  • Changing public perception and participation
  • Case studies and analysis
  • Measuring the recycling and diversion rate
  • Regulatory and legislative issues that affect the industry

Abstract Guidelines

Make sure to include the following items in an electronic submittal with your Abstract. Submittals without this information may be deemed non-responsive:

  • Name of presenter(s)
  • Professional title
  • Presenter's resume
  • Headshot or other photo for use in printed conference material
  • Presenter(s) contact information (phone number and e-mail)
  • Name of company/organization
  • Project/program/research paper title