PDH Online

Solid Waste Management

Credit: 17 PDH
Course Fee: $153.00
170 pages

Course Summary:

This update of the Solid Waste Management course stresses operational changes brought about in waste handling practices as a result of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976 (42 USC 6901) and its amendments.

Learning Objective:

This course discusses managerial, engineering, and operational issues associated with:

  • Handling and storage of waste.
  • Refuse collection.
  • Transfer stations sanitary landfills.
  • Volume reduction techniques.
  • Resource recovery (material and/or energy).
  • Recycling centers at military bases.

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Course Content

Course Author: State of Virginia Bureau of Solid Waste Management

Course 1

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