Training & Certification
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.
This course focuses on recycling materials found in municipal solid waste (MSW) generated from residential, commercial, and institutional sources, not including hazardous wastes, household hazardous wastes, or special wastes. The course provides information on successfully planning, developing, marketing, and managing recycling programs. Managing Recycling Systems also addresses collection, processing, application of end-use standards, and protection of human health and the environment.
Facility owners, operators, manufacturers, managers, supervisors, and employees involved in the daily operation of a recycling facility or program.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
The course consists of lectures, class activities, exercises, and a facility tour (when available in proximity to the class location) to see theory in everyday practice. The text for the course, Managing Recycling Systems, is a comprehensive manual that details the following topics with supplemental images, graphs, examples, and exercises. It serves as a must-have on-the-job reference tool.
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* Certification and recertification fees do NOT cover your SWANA membership fees.