Professional Course

Solid Waste Operations (Online)

132 hours
132 hours
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Course description

Solid Waste Operations (Online)

This online, self-paced course will provide participants with a comprehensive look at solid waste management, combining the aspects of landfill, composting and household hazardous waste operations. This class will meet or exceed requirements for the educational components of certification and the licensing required for solid waste professionals. (12 months to complete course)

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Training content

Module 1: Landfill Operations

  • Lesson 1 – Waste Composition
  • Lesson 2 – Geology and Hydrology
  • Lesson 3 – Engineering
  • Lesson 4 – Surveying
  • Lesson 5 – Landfill Design
  • Lesson 6 – Landfill Construction
  • Lesson 7 – Landfill Operations
  • Lesson 8 – Regulations

Module 2: Composting Operations

  • Lesson 1 – Science of Composting
  • Lesson 2 – Composting Processes
  • Lesson 3 – Feedstock and Compost Technologies
  • Lesson 4 – Compost Quality and Classification
  • Lesson 5 – Facility Development
  • Lesson 6 – Environmental Concerns and Control
  • Lesson 7 – Compost Regulations
  • Lesson 8 – State Programs

Module 3: Household Hazardous Waste

  • Lesson 1 – Regulations Overview
  • Lesson 2 – Chemical Awareness
  • Lesson 3 – Toxicology
  • Lesson 4 – Operational Hazards
  • Lesson 5 – Hazard Identification
  • Lesson 6 – Respiratory Protection and PPE
  • Lesson 7 – Decontamination
  • Lesson 8 – Waste Management
  • Lesson 9 – Emergency Procedures


The cost of this training course includes all course materials.

Certification / Credits

Upon completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion with CEUs.

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