Training & Certification

Collection & Transfer

Collection and Transfer

Today, the collection and transfer of refuse and recyclables relies heavily on efficiency and predictability. To help solid waste professionals keep up with this progressive field, SWANA provides you with Collection and Transfer training current with today’s trends and tomorrow’s emerging technologies. Explore how implementing an efficient route design will help your bottom line. Learn to handle waste with haste, while discovering how to keep transfer operations lean and mean.

SWANA Training Courses

Managing Construction & Demolition Materials

SWANA eCourse - Managing Construction and Demolition Systems

This training course provides the knowledge required to manage construction and demolition (C&D) debris materials operations and addresses environmentally and economically sound design for recycling and disposal operations for C&D debris materials management. C&D debris represents a major component of the municipal solid waste stream. As we realize the magnitude of the debris stream, the recycling potential of its components, and the possible harm to the environment when mismanaged, understanding and knowing how to manage the C&D debris stream is increasingly important.

Upon Completion of this Course, Participants Should Be Able To:

  • Identify environmental and health impacts of C&D debris
  • Discuss how C&D debris is defined by federal statute
  • Describe the factors affecting C&D debris composition
  • Identify the types of markets used for recycling C&D debris
  • Explain the importance of landfills, landfill regulations, permitting, and design and layout
  • Illustrate characteristics of C&D landfill leachate, groundwater impacts, and monitoring
  • Identify trends in C&D management and influencing factors

Who Should Attend

  • Managers of local government solid waste operations that would like to add C&D debris processing to their existing solid waste recycling and disposal operations;
  • Private sector individuals that would like to establish commercial operations for the recycling and disposal of C&D debris;
  • Architects and engineers

Course Content

The course manual is Managing Construction and Demolition Materials. This comprehensive manual details the following topics with supplemental images, graphs, and examples for participants to discuss and acts as a reference tool back on the job.

  • Defining C&D materials
  • C&D Landfill Siting, Permitting, and Design
  • C&D Recycling Facility Layout and Operation
  • Operations Management
  • Environmental Issues
  • Markets for Recovered Materials
  • Assessing Options for Recycling on the Job Site
  • C&D Debris Processing Equipment
  • Compliance Inspections
  • Trends in C&D Management

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@Home Self-Study Courses

SWANA Training @Home - Collection Operations Basics

Collection Operations Basics @Home Training

This introductory course to the basics of collecting municipal solid waste and integrated solid waste management, serves as a first exposure to people new to the industry and as a refresher for experienced operators and managers.
Member Price: $225.00
Non-Member Price: $325.00

Recorded Webinars

Using Machine Vision + AI to Advance Safety in Waste Fleets

Member Price: $0.00
Non-Member Price: $0.00
SWANA Recorded Webinar

Improving Collection Services Satisfaction

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
SWANA Recorded Webinar

Tacoma Solid Waste Management Recovery & Transfer Center

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
SWANA Recorded Webinar

Developing a Special Waste Collection Center

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
SWANA Recorded Webinar

Improving Collection and Post-Collection Safety Practices

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
SWANA Recorded Webinar

Post-Collection Safety

Post-Collection Safety Keeping Your Employees Safe at Landfills, MRFs, and Transfer Stations
Member Price: $0.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
SWANA Recorded Webinar

Consolidating and Managing HHW Operations

Consolidating and Managing HHW Operations How to Gain Monetary Savings and Efficiencies
Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00