Providing Pathways to Our Nation's Environmental Stewardship Since 1974


Our Mission: to enhance and promote effective State and Territorial programs and to affect relevant national policies for waste and materials management, environmentally sustainable practices, and environmental restoration.

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Recent Documents

EPA Superfund Task Force Report

Recommendations in response to Administrator Scott Pruitt’s request on May 22, 2017. The recommendations address: expediting cleanup and remediation process; reducing financial burden on all parties involved in the entire cleanup process; encouraging private investment; promoting redevelopment and community revitalization; and, building and strengthening partnerships.

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Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT) Management Position Paper

Due to the fast-paced changes in technology and consumer interest in buying new electronic products, many States are seeing an increase in the amount of older electronic items being discarded. Monitors and televisions with cathode ray tube (CRT) technology are a growing concern for the States. CRT units can contain a variety of toxic metals, such as barium, lead, and cadmium. Therefore, improper or uncontrolled disposal of these devices can have an adverse impact to the environment.

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ASTSWMO SWANA MOU

This document will serve to outline the agreement between the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) identifying potential collaboration on joint efforts of mutual interest, including but not limited to: recycling, food waste and other emerging issues.

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Aug 15, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017
Oklahoma City, OK
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ASTSWMO provides relevant trainings and meetings to promote networking and open communication. We are passionate about postive environmental policy impacts. With over 40 years of experience we are commited to our mission to provide resources for our members!

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