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Call For Papers!

Notice to all TxSWANA Members

In lieu of a 2020 Lone Star Chapter (TxSWANA) conference, we are partnering with the Oklahoma Chapter to support their 2020 Conference to be held in March.   There will be a Texas track at this conference, and we need your support. 

Calling All Solid Waste Managers and Landfill Professionals!

Oklahoma Indian Nations & TxSWANA Chapter Conference

March 3-5, 2020 in Norman, Oklahoma

Submit your conference paper proposals for the joint Oklahoma Indian Nations Chapter and TxSWANA conference. The Conference Committee is looking for presentations that complement this year’s theme:

“Disposal and Diversion”

Deadline is November 30, 2019

Potential topics include:

  • Innovative Solid Waste Management Practices
  • Managing Resources and Diversion Efforts at your Landfill
  • Landfill Mining
  • Organic Composting
  • Safety Issues and Best Practices
  • Impact of Organics Diversion on Landfill Operations
  • Landfill Reuse and Remediation
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collections
  • Managing Resources and Diversion Efforts
  • Changing Public Perception and Participation
  • Case Studies and Analysis
  • Recycling Rate /Diversion Measurement
  • Emerging Vehicle Technologies
  • Use of Alternative Fuels in Collection Vehicles
  • Regulatory and Legislative Issues
  • Collection of Curbside Materials

If you are interested in presenting, please submit an abstract and bio to:

Robert H. (Holly) Holder, PE at [email protected] — please include “Abstract” in the subject line.