Over 40 years ago, SWANA launched its commitment to providing the best-in-class training to the entire solid waste industry. Through SWANA’s national chapter, a number of education, training and certification opportunities are available to solid waste professionals. SWANA provides the following opportunities:

  • E-sessions
  • E-courses
  • Classroom courses
  • On-site training
  • Home study courses
  • Periodic training centers with certification testing

Regional Training Opportunity Announced

The Land of Lincoln Chaper of SWANA is proud to announce two training opportunities Des Plaines, Il :

Transfer Station Management (April 27, 2020 - April 29, 2020)

The Transfer Station Management (TSM) course addresses factors in planning, design, operation and management of a transfer station. You will learn how a well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation.

Manager of Landfill Operations (April 27, 2020 - April 29, 2020)

The Manager of Landfill Operations course is a comprehensive primer on the fundamentals of modern landfills, including operations, site design, regulations, health and safety, cost controls and other issues pertinent to planning, operating, and closing landfills.

Offered by SWANA, the course prepares you for Landfill Management Certification, required by many jurisdictions to operate compliant and safe landfill facilities.


For addtional training and certification options visit SWANA’s website at swana.org. The Land of Lincoln Chapter provides local solid waste professionals with additional opportunities to keep up on the latest industry trends and practices through our events throughout the year. Many of these events also provide the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units to support renewal of SWANA certifications.

Contact SWANA-IL

SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter
2037 P.O. Box 2037
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60138
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