The World Congress is the biggest annual event organized by the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). WASTECON®, SWANA’s premier solid waste focused conference in North America, brings you everything from the latest solutions and best practices to education, advancements and products that help industry professionals working to manage solid waste as a resource, achieve success within their businesses and communities.

For the first time in almost 20 years, WASTECON® co-locates with ISWA’s World Congress in 2017, to offer two exciting international events in one location, September 25–27, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Join us for this historic & conveniently-located solid waste industry event—Hurry, Register NOW. “There’s No Time to Waste!”

What to Expect?

The ISWA World Congress and WASTECON® maintains the standard of excellence you’ve come to expect from SWANA by offering opportunities to see what’s new in collection, processing, marketing and management of compost, recyclables and solid waste. Join thousands of industry professionals from throughout the world for technical sessions, facility tours, exhibits and networking opportunities. Explore a variety of new topics and expand your knowledge of what’s happening in solid waste management.

Topics Include:

  • Climate Change
  • Resource Management
  • Smart Technologies & Innovations
  • Circular Economy
  • The Roadmap for Closing Dumpsites
  • Energy Recovery
  • And many more!

Help Grow the Industry!

Bring Young Professional (YP) colleagues along to experience all the networking that two important events provide and help build the next generation of our profession. There will be special pricing for YP participants, defined as someone under the age of 35.