Training & Certification

Course Catalog

SWANA is committed to providing the highest quality training in the solid waste industry. We offer a wide variety of training courses to help you move forward in your career.

These courses will allow you to expand your base of professional knowledge by focusing on improving your productivity, profitability, and efficiency. Also, many of our classes serve as prep courses for one of our Certification Exams. Becoming “SWANA Certified” is your chance to distinguish yourself as a leader in your field.

Our courses are divided into four categories:

Planning & Management

Certification Courses

Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems

Available as: eCourse On Demand, Training @Work On-Site

Zero Waste Principles & Practices

Available as: Training @Work On-Site

Landfill & Landfill Gas

@ Home Self-Study Courses

Certification Courses

Introduction to Landfill Gas

Available as: @Home Self-Study Course, Training @Work On-Site

Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO)

Available as: eCourse On Demand, SWANA Training Center, Training @Work On-Site

Recycling & Special Waste

@Home Self-Study Courses

  • Construction and Demolition Debris Management @Home Training

    This course introduces solid waste professionals to the management of C&D debris operations, the recycling of C&D debris materials, and the disposal of residuals from such operations. The course also addresses the handling of C&D debris materials in...

Certification Courses

Managing Composting Programs

Available as: eCourse On Demand, Training @Work On-Site

Managing Construction & Demolition Materials

Available as: Training @Work On-Site

Managing Recycling Systems

Available as: eCourse On Demand, Training @Work On-Site

Zero Waste Principles & Practices

Available as: Training @Work On-Site

Collection & Transfer

Certification Courses

Managing MSW Collection Systems

Available as: eCourse On Demand, Training @Work On-Site

Transfer Station Management

Available as: eCourse On Demand, Training @Work On-Site