Training & Certification

Online Courses

SWANA offers the latest solid waste industry information and training from the convenience and comfort of your office or home. Take live or on demand courses and earn valuable Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or professional development credits.


eCourses Live

SWANA now combines self-study online learning with live, virtual instructor-led briefings. Presented over four weeks in May 2021, the 75-minute debriefings help you ingrain the key concepts of each lesson into your work. Each course offers 30 continuing education credits.

Self-Study + Debriefings = A Better Way to Learn!

Immediate Access to All Lesson Videos | Online, Live Debriefs with SWANA Faculty.

Managing Composting Programs

Tues & Thurs
May 4 – 27, 2021
3:00 – 4:15 pm ET

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Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems

Wed & Fri
May 5 – June 4, 2021
1:00 – 2:15 pm ET

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Managing MSW Collection Systems

Tues & Thurs
May 4 – 27, 2021
1:00 – 2:15 pm ET

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SWANA Webinars

Enjoy webinars on compelling topics presented by industry leaders and practitioners. Topics address industry best practices, innovations, “lessons learned” and state of the industry in Landfill Gas and Biogas, Landfill Management, Collection and Transfer, Sustainable Materials Management, and more. Participants receive one to two CEUs per webinar.

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Online and Self-Study Courses

SWANA offers certification and other courses online. SWANA certification courses are recorded versions of live courses. Other online courses include self-paced courses presented in cooperation with the Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute offered through Kirkwood Community College. CEUs vary depending on the course.

View SWANA’s Online and Self-Study courses

For more information, please view our SWANA Online FAQ or contact