SWANA

SWANA Spring Training & Exam Center | March 27 – 30, 2017

Co-Located with SWANApalooza 2017

Choose from our list of 2-day and 3- day technical training courses. Your training registration includes continental breakfast and lunch on days of instruction, 1 ticket to Monday night Opening Reception, access to the Exhibit Hall, and conference sessions when not in class. Exams/Tests, tours and special events are not included.

Pricing effective February 1

Check-in, load-in, and drop-off location for tours: Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa Main Lobby Entrance

Two-Day Courses:

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Landfill Gas Systems Operations & Maintenance | Monday, March 27 – Tuesday, March 28 | 20 CEUs

Explore the daily challenges associated with the operation and maintenance of LFG systems in this intensive 2-day course. Generally accepted industry practices and newer alternative approaches for the capture, control, management and beneficial use of landfill gas are discussed by experienced practitioners. LFG O&M offers useful practical hands-on information to use in the field. Discuss alternative practices, lessons learned, and issues debated in the industry with instructors and fellow students. Full course description >>

Member price: $999 Non-Member price: $1259

Organics Collection | Tuesday, March 28 – Wednesday, March 29 | 20 CEUs

Do you want to save money in your solid waste management program? Learn how to create and implement an organics collection program in your jurisdiction. Save money by reducing the amount of material going into your landfill. Make money by turning organic materials into nutrient-rich compost. If it grows, it goes… into your organics collection system. Gain insight from case studies of residential, commercial and institutional programs. Build your resume and demonstrate your newly acquired knowledge by taking the Organics Collection certificate test. Full course description >>

Member price: $999 Non-Member price: $1259

Managing MSW Collection Systems | Tuesday, March 28 – Wednesday, March 29 | 20 CEUs

Are you starting or improving a municipal collection program? Managing MSW Collection Systems teaches you how to plan, design and operate a municipal solid waste and recyclables program. You will learn the four “proven” collection methods and the equipment type best suited it each method. You’ll practice writing equipment specifications so you get what you need and what you want. Finally, you will learn the importance of establishing a culture of safety in your operations. Test your knowledge and build your resume by taking the Collection Systems certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $999 Non-Member price: $1259


Three-Day Courses:

Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) | Monday, March 27 – Wednesday, March 29 | 30 CEUs

Do you own, manage or provide landfill design services? MOLO training is designed for you. This intensive 3-day course covers landfill operations and challenges; landfill siting, design, construction and closure; safety; permitting and regulatory compliance; environmental protection and monitoring—and more. The course includes lecture, activities, and an optional landfill facility tour when time and location permit. The course is designed to prepare you for the SWANA Landfill Management certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

HHW/CESQG Collection Operations | Monday, March 27 – Wednesday, March 29 | 30 CEUs

If you are responsible for supervisory and direct oversight for safe handling of Household Hazardous Waste and Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) waste, this course is designed for you. This course offers more detail and depth than traditional HAZWOPER training. This course satisfies the 24-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training as required by many states for HHW/CESQG operations. Test your knowledge and build your resume by taking the HHW/CESQG Facility Operations certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

Managing Composting Programs | Monday, March 27 – Wednesday, March 29 | 30 CEUs

Can a composting program benefit your overall solid waste management program? This course addresses concepts critical to successfully managing composting programs including the rationale for composting, planning and site development, economics, and operations. Discuss best practices, emerging technologies, and management issues characteristic of municipal composting programs. Test your knowledge and build your resume by taking the Composting Programs certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems (ISWM)| Monday, March 27 – Wednesday, March 29 | 30 CEUs

Designed to improve knowledge of complex municipal solid waste (SW) systems, this course is for current and future SW managers, elected officials who need to understand and learn the language of SW systems, and consultants/advisors working with officials and solid waste managers. Master concepts of planning, developing and managing solid waste systems are addressed, including collection, diversion, disposal, regulatory environment, funding, budgeting, contracting for services, public involvement and education and more. Take the Integrated Solid Waste Management certification exam to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

Managing Recycling Systems | Monday, March 27 – Wednesday, March 29 | 30 CEUs

If you are planning a municipal recycling program or managing an existing program, this course provides the information you need to plan, develop, market, and manage a system-wide recycling program. This comprehensive course addresses collection, processing, end-use standards application and of human health and the environmental protection. Facility owners, operators, managers, supervisors and employees involved in recycling facility or program operations will benefit from completing this course. SWANA offers this course as preparation for the Recycling Systems Certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

Transfer Station Management | Monday, March 27 – Wednesday, March 29 | 30 CEUs

A well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Transfer Station Management (TMS) addresses planning, design, operations and ongoing management of transfer stations. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation. Solid Waste directors/supervisors, Transfer Station managers, developers, and consulting engineers will benefit from this course. Completing this course prepares you for the Transfer Station Management certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459


Exam Center

Thursday, March 30 | Separate fee and photo ID required.

Exam check-in: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Exams: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Leachate Recirculation and Bioreactor Landfills
  • Collection Systems
  • Composting Programs
  • C&D Materials Management
  • HHW/CESQG Facility Operations
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Landfill Management (MOLO)
  • Recycling Systems
  • Transfer Station Management

Applicants who pass the Certification Exam will receive certification in the tested discipline. Applicants who pass the Certificate Test will receive a Certificate. Certificate Tests are available for Organics Collection (Certificate in Organics Collection) and Landfill Operations (Certificate in Landfill Operations).

Member price: $250 Non-Member price: $400