Dedicated to providing training and continuing education in the solid waste industry

Dedicated to providing training and continuing education in the solid waste industry of Louisiana.

Louisiana Solid Waste Association (LSWA) was chartered on June 10, 2004 by a group of professionals dedicated to providing training and continuing education for the industry. Louisiana Solid Waste Association (LSWA) was chartered on June 10, 2004 by a group of professionals dedicated to providing training and continuing education for the industry.

The LSWA board of directors consist of solid waste professionals from various sectors of the industry including solid waste collection and disposal, recycling, regulatory, engineering and design, and governmental. This group of professionals guides our training and education efforts to maintain the highest standards of solid waste management throughout our industry.


Latest News

  • Virtual Training Workshop – July 14-15, 2020
    Register here.
  • What Waste Collectors and Recyclers Need to Know about COVID-19
    SWANA continues to update its guidance and resources on the Coronavirus and solid waste management. Recent additions include: Read SWANA’s Safety Monday mailing distributed in partnership with NWRA Guide to Public to Protect Solid Waste Workers OSHA Memo on Discretion in Enforcement During COVID-19 Pandemic CDC Return to Work Guidance for Essential Employees
  • Sanitation Workers Support Fund Now Open
    SWANA and Glad have partnered to establish the Sanitation Workers Support Fund to provide financial assistance to front-line solid waste and recycling collection workers in the United States and Canada adversely impacted by COVID-19. Glad has generously provided $200,000 to the Fund, to be administered and distributed by SWANA. Front-line solid waste and recycling collection […]