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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ASTSWMO Highlights

ASTSWMO has made major updates to the PFAS website. Click here to visit the site.

Read ASTSWMO President Amy Brittain’s letter addressed to the membership outlining her vision for 2024.

ASTSWMO has released a statement on EPA’s Proposal for PFAS National Primary Drinking Water Regulation

ASTSWMO has released a statement regarding the EPA’s Proposal to Designate PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances Under CERCLA. Read more here.

ASTSWMO Mission Video

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February 2024 Member Spotlight

Food Waste – In the News:

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PFAS – In the News:

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ASTSWMOTuesday, February 13th, 2024 at 2:47am
We LOVE celebrating our FANTASTIC members at ASTSWMO! Learn more about them at our website: astswmo.org

ASTSWMOTuesday, December 12th, 2023 at 2:25pm
Welcome to our New 2023 Active ASTSWMO Members!! We are excited to have you join our various Task Forces and Focus Groups and contribute to the efforts and initiatives we strive to achieve!
ASTSWMOWednesday, December 6th, 2023 at 8:55am
Great time in #OKC for our executive committee meeting. We missed you Millie! #EC #MA #WY #KY #environment #holdays
ASTSWMOWednesday, November 15th, 2023 at 10:12pm
ASTSWMOMonday, November 6th, 2023 at 3:12am
Amazing to think the 2023 ASTSWMO Annual Meeting was almost 2 weeks ago! Here’s a bit of a recap to showcase some major highlights!

#Conference #Fall2023 #October2023 #candy #Marriott #WashingtonDC #Arlington #Virginia #CrystalCity #McNamara’s #McCormick’s #DragBingo #BooCharlesReyes #Family #MikeForebeckRan #GoTJ!
ASTSWMOThursday, October 19th, 2023 at 5:27am
Get ready for the 2023 ASTSWMO Annual Meeting in Crystal City, VA next week! This year’s theme: Complex Issues, Multifaceted Solutions. Check out our website for the virtual sessions you can tune into!

See you next week!



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Become an Active Member

To become a an active member please download, review, and fill out the form below. When you complete it please email it to the appropriate ASTSWMO staff (listed at the top of the form). New Member Form Members in Action Guidance Document

Lifetime Achievement Award

In 2002, ASTSWMO instituted the ASTSWMO Lifetime Achievement Award, to recognize an outstanding individual who has worked in State government in the areas of solid and hazardous waste management, sustainability/materials management, underground storage tanks, or contaminated site clean-up. The purpose of the award is to recognize work done on behalf of the States and in furtherance of ASTSWMO’s mission to enhance and promote effective State and Territorial programs for waste and materials management, to encourage environmentally sustainable practices, and to affect relevant national waste and materials management policies. Click here for the full description and a list of past winners.


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