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

Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems

SWANA’s updated Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems is designed to improve the knowledge of individuals who manage municipal solid waste management systems, this course addresses the many and varied duties of the solid waste system manager. Concepts such as planning, developing, and managing solid waste systems are discussed. Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems is intended for current and future managers and operators of government solid waste management systems and other industry professionals who may work in an advisory or consulting capacity with municipal waste managers.

Objectives

This course gives waste management professionals an excellent grounding in the various issues involved in the management of solid waste systems including:

  • Planning, Regulatory Considerations and Public Education
  • Facility Basics (landfills, transfer stations, waste-to-energy facilities)
  • Collection Systems
  • Recycling and Reuse program
  • Management of hard-to-handle wastes
  • Composting
  • Incorporating Emerging Concepts (product stewardship, zero waste, conversion technologies, greenhouse gas reduction and renewable energy options) into existing systems
  • Funding Options, Budgeting and Contracting and Procurement
  • Health and Safety
  • Personnel Management

The course provides many opportunities for discussion and collaboration among participants, including instructor-led discussions and a comprehensive course exercise designed to reinforce the concepts presented.

Who Should Attend

The target audience for the course includes current and future managers of government solid waste management systems and other industry professionals that may work in an advisory or consulting capacity with municipal waste managers.

@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

Webinars

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
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Improving Collection Services Satisfaction

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
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Tacoma Solid Waste Management Recovery & Transfer Center

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
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Developing a Special Waste Collection Center

Member Price: $49.00
Non-Member Price: $94.00
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Improving Collection and Post-Collection Safety Practices

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