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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A Message From our President:

As we celebrate and honor Earth Day today (46th anniversary of Earth Day), on behalf of ASTSWMO leadership and Staff, I want to thank all of our 50 States, 5 Territories and DC for their dedication to protecting human health and the environment. The work that our membership does every day with our partners to protect our wonderful resources is truly amazing! We hope you do something special this Earth Day. @ASTSWMO #recycle #nowastedfood #nolitter
Bonnie Buthker (OH), ASTSWMO President

Highlight of the Month:

Check out ASTSWMO's Materials Management Session on Food Waste Reduction and Recovery from our Mid-Year Meeting in Pittsburgh!
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The video description also includes links to the featured presentations.

EPA Proposed Rules
Accidental Release Prevention Requirements:
Risk Management Programs Under the Clean Air Act published March 14, 2016 in EPA Federal Register. Comments due May 13, 2016.

Addition of a Subsurface Intrusion Component to the Hazard Ranking System
published February 29, 2016 in EPA Federal Register. Comments due April 29, 2016.


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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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