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Nov 30

SDSWMA Upcoming Events

2017 Spring Solid Waste Operator’s Workshop – Watertown Event Center, Watertown, SD – March 29-30, 2017 Hotel room block is available until February 27, 2017 at the Ramkota Hotel under SD Solid Waste Management Association.  Guests must call the hotel … Continue reading

Nov 22

SMM and Recycling Economics offered by EPA

EPA celebrated America Recycles Day Nov. 15 by releasing an update to the national Recycling Economic Information (REI) Report, which includes findings on the economic benefits of the recycling industry. America’s recycling and reuse activities accounted for 757,000 jobs in 2007, … Continue reading

Jun 16

NASA Awards Grants for University Research and Development Programs Thursday, 16 Jun 2016 | 4:33 PM ET

Read more:  http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/16/pr-newswire-nasa-awards-grants-for-university-research-and-development-programs.html The above link takes you to the CNBC news article. The Association recently received the following email from Dr. G – Good news!  Our proposal “Advanced Bioelectrochemical Module (BEM) for Waste-to-Electricity Generation during Long-term Space Exploration” has … Continue reading

Jul 27


Thank you so much for your question regarding guidance for body fluids found in the solid waste industry.  This is a great question and I spent some time looking into various NIOSH documents that you may find helpful.  Although the … Continue reading

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