Training & Certification

SWANA Virtual Training Center

SWANA brings you a new 100% virtual learning experience that supplements the classic self-study eCourse learning experience with real-time, instructor-led debriefings for four of our most in-demand courses.

In the debriefings, you work directly with SWANA-certified faculty members to understand key course concepts and how to apply them to your work. The 75-minute debriefings will be held twice a week for four weeks in February 2021.

Registration Includes

  • Newly updated video recordings of the Recycling, Transfer Station and Zero Waste course lessons
  • Access to course manuals, now available in digital format
  • Supplemental course exercises and materials
  • Exclusive access to live debriefings with SWANA-certified faculty
  • 30 continuing education credits

Virtual Training Courses

Manager of Landfill Operations

Run a modern landfill like a pro.

Gain the tools, information, and confidence to become a first-class landfill manager, leader, and problem-solver who knows where to find answers.

First debrief: Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. (EST)

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Managing Recycling Systems

Design and develop a sustainable recycling program.

Learn how to successfully plan, develop, market, and manage recycling programs.

First debrief: Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. (EST)

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Transfer Station Management

Prepare for the inevitable.

Things happen. Are you prepared to respond with confidence and credibility if things go wrong in your transfer station?

First debrief: Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. (EST)

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Zero Waste Principles and Practices

“Waste is a design flaw.” (Kate Kreba)

In keeping with that idea, SWANA's Zero Waste Principles and Practices course challenges you to infuse zero waste concepts and principles into your programs, communications, and community engagement.

First debrief: Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. (EST)

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