Managing Composting Programs eCourse

Publish Date: 2011

SWANA’s premier Managing Composting Programs certification course is available online. Featuring the same content available during On-Site training, participate in instructor led recorded webinars from the comfort of your home or office ---on your schedule.

SWANA’s Composting eCourse will help you with mastery of the Composting Programs Exam or award you the Continuing Education Units (CEUs) needed for recertification.

Composting eCourse Package (30 CEUs total)

SWANA’s Composting eCourse examines key principles of managing municipal composting programs. The course covers understanding of composting’s place in solid waste management, as well as compost uses, markets and compost quality. The course presents the fundamental biological principles of composting and examines different compost methods, techniques and technologies. In addition, site design and development, organic materials collection, the economics of composting, operations and troubleshooting, and the nuts and bolts of regulatory compliance are addressed. Lastly, the course reviews other (non-composting) methods of managing the organic waste stream.

Become Composting exam ready with:

  • 8 Recorded Webinars
  • Access to all downloadable modules
  • 30 CEUs
  • FREE Course Manual

Topics Covered in the eCourse:

  • Lesson 1 - The Importance of Composting
  • Lesson 2 - Compost Uses, Markets and Compost Quality
  • Lesson 3 - Composting Principles and Composting Methods
  • Lesson 4 - Facility Site Development and Equipment
  • Lesson 5 - Business and Financial Consideration
  • Lesson 6 - Operations, Troubleshooting and Regulatory Management
  • Lesson 7 - Organic Material Collection
  • Lesson 8 - Additional Ways to Manage Organics

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