Idaho Solid Waste Association
Idaho Solid Waste Association                      

2015 Spring Conference

ISWA held the spring conference in Boise on March 18th & 19th 2015. The educational training conference for landfill operations included speakers from industry, engineering consulting firms and government. 


ISWA 2015 Spring Training Agenda.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [9.2 KB]


Selecting Equipment and On-going Maintenance Plan
ISWA Spring Conference 2015-Equipment-1.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [2.9 MB]
Fleet Maintenance
Fleet Maintenance [Read-Only].pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.1 MB]
Landfill Construction to Daily Operations
20150204 ISWA Landfill Cell Construction[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [6.8 MB]
Methods of Litter Control
Methods of Litter Control.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.5 MB]
Landfill Safety
Landfill Safety.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]
Special Waste & Hard to Handle Wastes
Special Waste.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.2 MB]
Nuisance Control and Health Issues
Nuisance Control Health Issues.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.4 MB]
Understanding Landfill Gas Generation & Manangement
ISWA SPring Conference 2015 LFG.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [21.7 MB]
Understanding Leachate Generation and Management
Leachate Presentation_rward.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.4 MB]
Groundwater Monitoring
Ground Water Program Presentation.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [5.8 MB]
Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [6.2 MB]
Equipment & Facilities-Handling Unacceptable Wastes
Waste Screening Equipment and Facilities[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
Forecasting Post Closure Care period for Landfills
Post-Closure Care Presentation_tpyle.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]


2017 Fall Conference

The Idaho Solid Waste Association fall conference will be held on September 12 and 13 in Teton County and Jackson Hole.  SWANA CEU's will be available.  Below you will find the agenda and hotel information.  A block of rooms are reserved at Teton Springs Lodge & Spa.  Reserve your room early to get the ISWA rate, use reference number 973184.


Fall Conference Agenda.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [972.4 KB]
Lodging Accomodations Information.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [25.8 KB]

VACATED -Negotiated Rule Making - Air Quality/(MSW)Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

This negotiated rulemaking has been vacated.  The meeting set for June 22, 2017 has been cancelled.

On May 23, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90 day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and Emissions Guidelines (EG) for municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills.  The 90 day stay began upon publication of EPA’s May 31, 2017 notice in the Federal Register.  During the stay, EPA will reconsider certain aspects of the NSPS and EG for existing MSW landfills. As part of the reconsideration process, EPA expects to prepare a proposed rule, which will allow for public comment.  Additional information on the stay and reconsideration is available at


Based on the stay and the likelihood of updated requirements, DEQ is vacating the current rulemaking effort.  This is consistent with the public comments received on the negotiated rule draft.  A common theme in the comments received was that DEQ should delay the rulemaking and allow EPA time to address inconsistencies in the rules promulgated in August 2016.  After EPA completes its reconsideration, DEQ will assess resuming rulemaking for MSW landfills.



IWSA - EPA NSPS EG Summary Paper - DEQ R[...]
Microsoft Word document [25.8 KB]
IWSA - EPA NSPS EG Summary Paper - DEQ R[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [671.4 KB]

Call for 2017 NRC Award Nominations

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) needs your help -- and your state's recycling and organics leaders could win!   The NRC is asking for nominations for a variety of recycling categories.  Please click the following link to submit a nomination:



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