Upcoming Trainings

Technical Tour

Balls Ford Road Compost Facility and Republic Service MRF


April 26, 2023

10:00 am

Manassas, VA

$30 per person (includes lunch)



About the Tours
SWANA Old Dominion Chapter is organizing two tours on April 26.
Meet at 7911 Notes Drive, Manassas, VA 20109 in front parking area. Come for one or both tours. Box lunches will be provided.
Freestate Farms Balls Ford Road Compost Facility
Come learn more about the state-of-the-art composting facility that recycles 80,000 tons of food and yard waste in Manassas, VA! As part of its public-private partnership with Prince William County, Freestate Farms designed, financed, and built a state-of-the-art facility which increases the amount of recycled materials from 30,000 to 80,000 tons per year, adds the ability to process food waste, and creates a high-quality compost for use throughout the region. 
Republic Services Manassas Recycling Center
Republic Service’s Manassas Recycling Center is a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) with processing capacity of over 20,000 tons of single stream recycling per month. Located only a few minutes down the road, the facility serves more than 140,000 households and 5,000 commercial and industrial businesses each month. Closed toe shoes, safety vest, hard hat and safety glasses required. Republic can provide vests, hard hat and safety glasses if needed.

2023- Safety Training

Location TBD

Early 2023

SWANA National Training Resources

Old Dominion Members Can Participate in Free Webinars

SWANA Chapter Webinar Program.

Upcoming Webinars 


To Register:

Chapter Webinar Program participants can register for webinars online at SWANA.org. Enter the Chapter’s Debit Card Code at the time of registration. Code: VIRGINIA

If you have any issues during registration, please contact Jesse Maxwell at 240-494-2237 or at jmaxwell@swana.org.

Past Trainings






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2021 Virginia Chapter application.pdf
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Mailing: P.O. Box 1526

Midlothian, VA 23113


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