Arizona Legislative Updates

The Arizona Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America monitors state and federal legislative and regulatory activity to keep members informed of issues pertinent to the municipal solid waste industry.

Arizona Updates

Support the RECOVER Act

Congress is currently considering the Realizing the Economic Opportunities and Values Expanding Recycling (RECOVER) Act, which establishes a $500 million matching grant fund to support local recycling programs. The bill is currently in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Arizona District 1 Representative Tom O'Halleran is on the E&C Committee. AZSWANA is asking our members to reach out to Representative O'Halleran to support Resolution 5115, the RECOVER Act.

Please voice your support at:

Representative Tom O'Halleran

U.S. House of Representatives

324 Cannon House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515

Phone: 202-225-3361

Or send an email through his website email portal at

Update 03-15-2019
Update 05-17-2019 
Update 10-24-2019 
Update 12-13-2019
Update 01-24-2020
Update 10-02-2020

ADEQ Industrial Stormwater Permit Re-Authorization

ADEQ proposes state plan for implementing Municipal Solid Waste Landfill emissions guidelines


Federal Advocacy Updates

arizona swana revised bylaws


AZSWANA Members:

The AZSWANA Board of Directors has approved draft changes to the chapter's bylaws to conform to the recent changes in SWANA International's bylaws and the organization changes to the International Board of Directors.  A few typographical corrections are included with the changes.  The revisions to the bylaws can be reviewed below.  These revisions to the bylaws will be voted on by members present at the AZSWANA Annual Membership Meeting on July 12, 2019.