Solid Waste Management Committee

Make a Difference - Nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the Solid Waste Management Committee! Details about time involvement, expectations of committee members and the appointment process and committee activities are provided below. To make a nomination: sign in to MyAPWA, then use the orange 'National Nominations' button. Deadline: March 23rd!
Appointment Information
Time Involvement
Expectations of Committee Members
Open Positions for 2018-2019
Committee's Mission:  The Solid Waste Management Committee serves its members by supporting APWA's role as the recognized leader in public works by providing its members with the resources for exchanging and developing ideas, information, skills, knowledge, and technologies for the operation, management, and maintenance of solid waste facilities.

The Committee fulfills its mission by providing solid waste management resources you'll find in the APWA Store, the Members' Library, the APWA Reporter magazine, the Resource Center area, the Click Listen and Learn programs and sessions at APWA national conferences.
A Message from Michael Foote, Solid Waste Management Committee Chairman, 2017-2018
I look forward to hearing new ideas to address the challenges and help deliver resilient programs. We want to share in your solutions and your expertise in everything related to solid waste management. What are your best practices? What are your lessons learned? If you would like to be involved in the work of the Leadership and Management Committee, please contact myself ( or one the committee members. The Opportunities to Participate page might give you some ideas!

(Full version of Committee Chair's letter)

(Summaries of Committee meetings)