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AtCan Chapter members comprise a diverse collection of dedicated individuals working daily on waste management solutions for the Maritimes. Members are actively involved in the areas of waste collection and transfer systems; material recovery, recycling, and reuse; and landfill engineering and operations. As a result of the continually changing solid waste field, there exists an ongoing need for members to upgrade their skills. The goal of the AtCan Chapter is to regionally assist our members in meeting work challenges effectively and professionally.



SWANA 2017 Safety Awards

SWANA’s safety awards exemplify the solid waste industry’s profound commitment to improving employee safety through communication, best practices, increased company regulations, and accident review. These safety awards reflect SWANA’s continued commitment to worker safety. Submissions Are Due April 15, 2017.


Congratulations to the Eastern Regional Services Board recognized at WasteCon 2016 with the Silver Transfer Station Excellence Award.

During WasteCon 2016 members of the Eastern Regional Services Board were recognized with a Silver Transfer Station Excellence Award. The Municipality of East Hants was also recognized with Runner-Up for Best Safety Innovation Award.



From Left to right: Christie Dean (Manager of Waste Operations, Eastern Regional Service Board),
Bill Vanderlinden (VP Sales, Nexgen Process Systems Inc.),
Clifford Smith (Infrastructure Engineering Lead AMEC Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure),
Rich Allen (President, Solid Waste Association of North America–SWANA),
Ken Kelly (Chief Administrative Officer, Eastern Regional Service Board).


Click here for more information on their achievement...

Also to the Municipality of East Hants, recognized at WasteCon 2016
with the Runner–Up Best Safety Innovation Award.


New Waste Transfer Station opens in Clarenville, NL

It features a new design for a transfer station using a conveyor
that feeds a Komar auger to push the material into transfer trailers.









SWANA ATLANTIC CHAPTER, 137 CHAINLAKE DRIVE, SUITE 100, HALIFAX, NS B3S 1V3  FAX: (902) 450-2008  

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