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.

Certification Courses

Landfill Gas Systems Operations & Maintenance

Landfill gas flare

This course explores the daily challenges associated with the operation and maintenance of LFG systems by discussing generally accepted industry practices as well as some new and alternative approaches for the capture, control and management of landfill gas.

The information in this three-day course is useful for hands-on practical use in the field and presented in an easy to understand format. Class participants and instructors discuss alternative practices, lessons learned, and issues debated in the industry.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are to:

  • Compile and present key portions of the general body of knowledge about operating and maintaining LFG control systems.
  • Present information in an easy to understand format useful for hands-on practical use in the field.
  •  Present accepted practices and procedures for LFG control practices.

Who Should Attend

Experienced landfill operators, consultants and operators new to the landfill gas industry.

Course Content

The course manual is Landfill Gas Systems Operation & Maintenance and can be used as a source of information, practices and procedures for the operation of landfill gas collection and control systems for both inexperienced and experienced operators.

Topics covered in the course include, but are not limited to:

  •  LFG Fundamentals
  •  LFG Control Function Overview
  •  Summary of LFG Regulatory Requirements
  •  LFG Monitoring System
  •  LFG Wellfield and Collection System
  •  LFG Treatment and Disposal Facility
  •  LFG System Operation
  •  Data Management
  •  Instrumentation
  •  Facility Management and Operation Documentation
  •  Landfill and LFG Safety
Buying Options :

@Home Self-Study Courses

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


Using Machine Vision + AI to Advance Safety in Waste Fleets

Member Price: $0.00
Non-Member Price: $0.00

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

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

Improving Collection Services Satisfaction

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00

Tacoma Solid Waste Management Recovery & Transfer Center

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00

Developing a Special Waste Collection Center

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00

Improving Collection and Post-Collection Safety Practices

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00