Managing Composting Programs eCourse

Publish Date: 2011

Managing Composting Programs eCourse

eCourse Description
The Managing Composting Programs eCourse will enable students to appreciate and understand the science and practice of this industry. This course addresses concepts critical to successfully managing composting programs including the rationale for composting, planning and site development, economics, and operations. Managing Composting Programs discusses best practices, emerging technologies, and management issues characteristic of municipal composting programs.

Who Should Attend
Professionals who manage or would like to manage municipal composting programs; operators of municipal composting programs, consultants or anyone with interest in the field of composting.

Course Content

The text for the course is Managing Composting Programs. This comprehensive manual covers these topics including supplemental images, graphs, examples, and exercises.

  • The Importance of Composting as a Component of Solid Waste Management
  • Compost Uses, Markets & Compost Quality
  • Composting Principles
  • Composting Methods
  • Facility Site Development and Equipment
  • System Planning and Economics
  • Operations and Troubleshooting
  • Regulatory Management
  • Organic Material Collection
  • Additional Ways to Manage Organics

The course is offered by SWANA as preparation for the Composting Programs Certification.

Purchase of eCourse includes:

  • Immediate access to 8 video recordings and 11 PDFs.
  • A print version of the manual shipped within 2 weeks
  • 30 CEUs upon completion of eCourse

Purchase of this eCourse does not include the Composting Programs Exam. For more information on taking the exam, please click here.

ATTENTION: File download is 238 MB. Course video total running time is 11h48m28s.

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