What is ILCSWMA?

Established in 1993, ILCSWMA is a not-for-profit professional association
for local level solid waste management professionals and other interested parties.

Dedicated to providing a forum for networking and information exchange
among solid waste professionals in Illinois

ILCSWMA encompasses all areas of local government solid waste involvement:

  • Refuse Collection & Disposal
  • Recycling & Waste Prevention
  • Solid Waste Enforcement
  • Solid Waste Education and Information

ILCSWMA Member organizations include:

  • Counties (solid waste agencies, health departments, planning departments, County Boards, State's Attorneys)
  • Municipalities (elected officials, solid waste coordinators, public works departments)
  • Townships

      Affiliate Members include:

  •      State agencies and organizations
  •      Consulting and Engineering firms
  •      Colleges and Universities
  •      Keep Illinois Beautiful affiliates
  •      Community groups
  •      Private companies

Benefits of ILCSWMA Membership?

  • Quarterly meetings held in each region provide members the opportunity to interact with each other and learn about the latest programs, activities and developments by way of updates, tours and featured speakers.
  • Illinois Solid Waste News, the periodic ILCSWMA newsletter, provides members with timely and informative articles on solid waste management activities in Illinois.
    *Please note that the newsletter will now only be published in electronic format. If you are a member that would like to notified when each issue is published, please send an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. requesting that you be added to the notification list.*
  • Legislative Updates provide members with background on pending state and federal legislation which could potentially impact their programs.
  • Workshops are held each summer on various topics of interest to ILCSWMA members. Past workshops have focused on siting of pollution control facilities, solid waste enforcement, and solid waste education
  • Plus, Much More!

ILCSWMA is the voice for local solid waste management officials.
No matter if you are a planner, inspector, educator,
facility operator, or an elected official...
ILCSWMA can benefit you and your organization.

Click HERE to join today!