Who Should Attend

Collection personnel, supervisors and managers who have responsibility for the collection and disposal of municipal solid waste.

Course Objectives                                                                       

  • Identify components of the waste stream
  • Understand the various options for recovery and disposal of waste
  • Identify proven methods and equipment for the collection of municipal solid waste
  • Understand the importance of safe operation in everyday collections;
  • Answer customer questions and concerns in a positive manner.

Course Content

The SWANA course covers common topics applicable to the collection, recovery, and disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW) including:

  • Components of an integrated solid waste system
  • Collection service types, levels, and methods
  • Collection equipment
  • Safety practices in solid waste collection
  • Equipment and on-route operations

Note: Contact the SWANA Ontario office for a multi-staff registration discount

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