MISSION STATEMENT: The NM SWANA Roadrunner Chapter inspires and supports
Solid Waste Professionals to responsibly manage solid waste resources.

SWANA Membership Application and Information Video

Letter from the Governor of Maryland to SWANA National

NMSWANA is Now Accepting Applications for the Board of Directors

Do you have knowledge and ideas that can help the NMSWANA Roadrunner Chapter achieve its’ mission of inspiring and supporting our fellow Solid Waste/Recycling professionals to responsibly manage solid waste resources? Can you help with education, training, events, or legislative actions to support your colleagues in the industry? Do you want to get more involved, meet new people, and increase your own skills? Then please consider running for the NMSWANA Board of Directors! We need your involvement and representation- from all across the State of New Mexico!

Interested candidates must be a member of the NMSWANA Roadrunner Chapter. Please fill out the attached application to let us know more about you. Deadline for submittals is May 5 at 5:00 p.m. to

Elections will be held electronically and voting will be open from May 18 until June 18. New Board members will be announced at the Annual Meeting (virtually) on June 18.

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2021 In-Person Classes are postponed due to COVID-19.

If you held a valid operator certification at the time of the class you were registered for, and you submit a completed renewal application as required in NM Solid Waste Rules, NMAC, your certification will be administratively continued, meaning it will not expire until you complete the required 24 continuing education units (CEUs) and a renewal certification is issued. The application is available HERE.

If you were not registered or placed on a waiting list in 2020, please place yourself on a waiting list for 2021 in-person classes to be determined, please register by clicking on the button below. This also can be used by NMED to grant certified operators with administrative continuation due to COVID.

Mark Your Calendars for the Next Annual Meeting!

There will not be an Annual Meeting in December 2020!

Due to the new Bylaws stating that we are now on a new fiscal year of July 2020 – June 2021.

The next Annual Meeting will be held remotely using Zoom on June 18, 2021.