SWANA releases online report addressing hurricane debris management

After the devastation caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Silver Spring, Md., has issued a report on how to handle waste removal necessitated by the natural disasters. The report, titled “Hurricane Katrina Disaster Debris Management: Lessons Learned from State and Local Governments,” was put together at the request of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and is a compilation of methods to manage various environmental concerns such as household hazardous waste and electronic and automobile waste.

For additional information and to access the report, visit www.swana.org.