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SWANA Recycling Systems Manager’s Certification Class

  • 18 Nov 2013
  • 21 Nov 2013
  • Henry Horton State Park - Chapel Hill, TN


  • Registration includes 3 day course and certification test. *Discount with 15 registrants has been applied, please bring check on day of event to pay or pay online using your credit card now.*
  • Please use this registration level if you will not be attending the course, but will be present as a staff member.

SWANA Recycling Systems Manager’s Certification Class
November 18-21

Henry Horton State Park
Chapel Hill, TN

Online Registration for the Course is Closed

Managing Recycling Systems provides the information needed to successfully plan, develop, market, fund, contract and manage recycling programs. In depth class discussions include, collection, processing, end-use standards application and protection of human health and the environment. The course consists of lectures, class activities, exercises, and a facility tour to see theory in everyday practice. Facility owners, operators, manufacturers, managers, supervisors and employees, involved in the daily operation of a recycling facility or program are the intended audience for the course. The course also serves as preparation for the Recycling Systems certification exam.  Certification is for 3 years.  CEU’s are required to maintain certification along with yearly SWANA membership dues.

Course schedule:
Monday November 18th through November 20th:
Classes will start at 9:00 a.m. and run until approximately 4:00 p.m. with time for lunch.  One half day will be a field trip to a recycling facility.
Thursday November 21st:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST will be certification test.

The standard course rate is $825.  TRC Member rate for the course is $800.  If you are not currently a TRC member, your course fee will also include a complimentary TRC membership.  For county representatives, the course fees are reimbursable through the TDOT Litter Grant Program.

Register early - the course is limited to 25 participants.  A price break of 10% will be given if class reaches 15 participants. 

Please register online and bring check or credit card with you to the course for payment.

Sponsored by

A block of rooms (10) for the nights of November 18th through 21st has been established first come first serve.
Room Costs: $71.69 a night.  There is a continental breakfast included (cold breakfast items)

Working together to promote reuse and recycling activities in Tennessee.

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