Solid Waste & Recycling


SWANA e-sessions

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is offering online training sessions.

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is offering online training sessions.


February 2009 E-Session Series:


Waste-to-Energy: The Road Ahead

February, 4, 18, 25 & 27, 2009 – 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST

Wednesday, Feb. 4: Update on WTE and Conversion Technologies

Harvey Gershman, President, Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc., Virginia


Wednesday, Feb. 18: Public Perception of Waste-to-Energy Projects

Ken Carrusca, Metro Vancouver


Wednesday, Feb. 25: Emerging Technologies and New Revenue Opportunities in Waste-to-Energy and Waste Conversion

Paul Hauck, CDM


Friday, Feb. 27: Complying with NERC and Other Regulations

Ron Larson, HDR Engineering

Register for all 4 and Save!


February E-Course


Principles of Landfill Fires

February 5 & 19, 2009 – 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST

Join Dr. Tony Sperling, P.E., of Landfill Fire Control Inc. as he covers the following topics:

  • Extinguishment Methods
  • Landfill Fires
  • Warning Signs of a Landfill Fire
  • Health and Safety Issues
  • Reducing the Risk of Landfill Fires


Don’t forget about SWANA’s Self-Paced E-Courses! Perfect for busy individuals who want to take advantage of cost-effective online training, but want to work at their own pace. Available courses are:

  • Electronics Recycling
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Waste Screening at MSW Management Facilities
  • Landfill Gas Primer
  • Landfill Operations
  • Composting Operations
  • MOLO: Just the Math

Learn more about SWANA’s Self-Paced E-Courses and Register at The Solid Waste Association of North America, 1100 Wayne Ave., Suite 700, Silver Spring, MD 20910.


Visit or call 1-800-GO-SWANA (467-9262).

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