Solid Waste Facility Operator Training 2015 Workshop Schedule
|Workshop Description||Day of the Week||Date||AM Session||PM Session||Location||Registration Deadline||Presentation(s)|
|Understanding Asbestos: From Product to Waste||Thursday||Jan-22-2015||9:00-12:00||1:00-4:00||NHDES Concord||Jan-15-2015||Understanding Asbestos: From Product to Waste Presentation|
|Groundwater Basics, Landfill Monitoring and Case Histories||Tuesday||Feb-24-2015||9:00-12:00||1:00-4:00||NHDES Concord||Feb-17-2015||Groundwater Basics, Landfill Monitoring & Case Histories Presentation|
|Annual Facility Report Mini Workshop ^||Thursday||Mar-12-2015||Varies||Varies||NHDES Concord||Mar-5-2015||None|
|Best Management Practices for Transfer Station Operators||Tuesday||Mar-31-2015||9:00-12:00||1:00-4:00||NHDES Concord||Mar-24-2015||Best Management Practices for Transfer Station Operators Presentation|
|What We Want You to Know/Remember +||Thursday||Apr-16-2015||None||6:00-9:00||Berlin City Hall Auditorium, 168 Main Street, Berlin NH||Apr-9-2015||What We Want You to Know/Remember Presentation|
|Universal Waste*||Thursday||Apr-23-2015||9:00-12:00||None||Grantham Town Hall, 300 Route 10 South, Grantham, NH||Apr-16-2015||Universal Waste Presentation|
|Household Hazardous Waste & Batteries||Thursday||May-14-2015||9:00-12:00||1:00-4:00||NHDES Concord||May-7-2015||Household Hazardous Waste & Batteries|
|Used Oil +||Thursday||Jun-25-2015||9:00-12:00||None||NHDES Concord||Jun-18-2015||Used Oil Presentation|
|Pay-As-You-Throw: Benefits & Challenges +||Thursday||Jun-25-2015||None||1:00-4:00||NHDES Concord||Jun-18-2015||PAYT Presentation|
|Afternoon at the Movies ~||Tuesday||Aug-11-2015||None||1:00-4:00||NHDES Concord||none|
|Afternoon at the Movies ~||Thursday||Sep-10-2015||None||1:00-4:00||NHDES Concord||none|
1. All workshops are subject to change.
2. Please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop session begins.
3. ^ This workshop is being offered three times: from 8:30-9:30am, 11:30am-12:30pm and from 2:00-3:00pm. Solid Waste Operators are able to attend one or all three sessions. When registering, please state which time(s) youíd like to attend.
4. + This workshop is only offered once.
5. * This workshop is only offered once. To register for this workshop, please go to http://tinyurl.com/UniversalWaste or contact Vickie Davis at 603-448-1680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. ~ This workshop is only offered once. However, if there is a high demand, a morning session will be added.
7. To register for a workshop, please contact Nelson Ordway at 603-271-2925 or email@example.com.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The EPA provides webinars through its Sustainable Materials Management Web Academy on key issues, successful projects, and a variety of best management practices for creating outstanding waste management programs. Listen to experts from around the country as they discuss what works and what doesn’t and how to make your program more successful. The format for the webinars will be a formal presentation followed by a question and answer session and discussion. Check their program calendar frequently for new webinar listings.
Local Government Center
The following free online courses are available through the LGC and can be used to meet continuing professional development requirements:
The LGC also provides on-site training on topics such as back care, respiratory protection, hazard communication and personal protective equipment. These, and other courses provided in-person by LGC, can also be used to meet continuing professional development requirements.
Northeast Recycling Council
The Northeast Recycling Council, Inc. (NERC) is a multi-state non-profit organization that is committed to environmental sustainability through responsible materials management. Its programs emphasize source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, environmentally preferable purchasing, and decreasing the toxicity of the solid waste stream with a focus on the 10-state region comprised of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. NERCís member states make up one-sixth of the nationís population. NERC also implements three national programs.
Northeast Resource Recovery Association
The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) offers training and workshops on waste management, recycling and worker safety. They also hold monthly meetings of their Member/Operations Marketing Committee (MOM), which qualify as continuing professional development provided the operator attends two meetings. The annual NRRA conference can also be used to meet continuing professional development requirements.
Primex (NH Public Risk Management Exchange)
Primex offers on-site and online training courses for its members in health and safety, regulations and management. Please check with DES to determine which courses qualify for continuing professional development.
Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
The SWANA Northern New England Chapter holds Technical Sessions three times per year, covering a variety of topics in the solid waste field. SWANA also offers a variety of online and in-person training courses. Go to their Education Page for more information.
Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission (UVLSRPC)
The UVLSRPC offers workshops on topics that are relevant to waste management and solid waste facility operations. For more information, please contact Vickie Davis at (603) 448-1680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Citizen Service Skills Workshop (or How to Work with the Tough Customer) - August 20, 2015, 9:00am-12:00pm (Grantham Town Offices, 300 Route 10 South, Grantham)
- Transfer Station Attendant Workshop - September 3, 2015, 11:30am-2:30pm (Lebanon Landfill, 370 North Plainfield Rd, Lebanon)
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