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2017 NWRA July Landfill Operator Certification Program

Tue, Jul 11, 2017   thru Thu, Jul 13, 2017

WCA Corporation Training Facility, Houston, TX


Title: Landfill Operators Certification Program

Date: July 11-13, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CDT)

Location: WCA Corporation Training Facility, 8515 Hwy 6 South Houston, TX 77083

Cost: Members: $1,095  Nonmembers: $1,295


NWRA developed the CLM credential to address the specialized needs of the landfill industry and NWRA members. The Certified Landfill Manager (CLM) credential examination, developed in cooperation with industry experts from Joyce Engineering, promotes best practices in landfill operations, management, environmental compliance and financial performance. An individual who successfully completes the program will have a foundational knowledge of industry best practices for landfill design, operations and management.


Joyce Engineering worked with the association in the past to provide training and has taught or certified thousands of landfill, transfer station and MRF operators throughout the U.S. Certifications such as these elevate the competency and knowledge level of these industry professionals, making workplaces safer. This course is highly rated by attendees and the expertise Joyce Engineering provides in developing the training course is invaluable.


Operator, landfill managers and other solid waste professionals who earn the Certified Landfill Manager (CLM) credential know how to apply industry best practices to:

o   the role of landfills in environmental protection

o   the necessary characteristics, design, permitting and equipment requirements of landfills

o   daily operational procedures

o   landfill safety

o   landfill construction and surveying practices

o   landfill monitoring systems

o   landfill financial performance


In addition, Joyce Engineering is the ONLY provider of continuing education and training in the solid waste sector that is accredited by The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The accreditation period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time. Attendees of this course can receive 2.4 IACET CEUs (24 PDHs).


Travel Information:  Airport: Houston Airport (IAH) (Approximately 38 miles - 40 -60 mins away from training facility). Transportation information to and from airport can be found here


Hotel: Below is a list of hotels in the area near the training facility. (Please note: the below hotel options are 6-8 miles from training facility, and do not provide Shuttle Service)

 Average price $100-130/night 

·         Residence Inn Marriott

·         Courtyard Marriott

·         Homewood Suites

·         Staybridge Suites

·         Holiday Inn



WCA Corporation Training Facility
8515 Hwy 6 South
Houston, TX 77083
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