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.
The Transfer Station Management (TSM) course addresses factors in planning, design, operation and management of a transfer station. You will learn how a well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation.
SWANA offers Transfer Station Management as preparation for the Transfer Station Management certification exam and as a standalone course.
After completing this course, learners should be able to:
Solid Waste directors/supervisors, Transfer Station managers, developers, and consulting engineers will benefit from this course.
The course consists of lectures, discussion, class activities and exercises, and an optional facility tour. The text for the course, Transfer Stations Management, also serves as an on the job reference. The following topics with supplemental images, graphs, examples and exercises are included.