SWANA Launches New Undertaking for Canadian Landfill Managers

SWANA) has launched a undertaking to develop a Canadian adaptation of its new Supervisor of Landfill Operations (MOLO) course and examination. This effort ensures managers of Canadian landfills can take a MOLO course that mirror the requirements and necessities for managing Canadian landfills at this time and are licensed in opposition to these requirements and necessities. “The ‘Canadianized’ course and examination will retain the trade greatest administration practices applicable for landfills within the US and Canada—as discovered within the newly redeveloped MOLO course and examination—and can incorporate Canadian specifics applicable for Canadian audiences,” stated Arminda Valles-Corridor, SWANA Director of Schooling.

Dillon Consulting, a well-respected and employee-owned skilled consulting agency, was chosen to steer this essential effort. With greater than 20 places of work and 900 workers throughout Canada, Dillon handles tasks in each province of Canada. “Dillon’s nationwide attain was an essential consideration in choosing a staff to handle this undertaking for the reason that Canadian adaptation of the MOLO course and examination should mirror nationwide requirements, not these particular to a selected province or area,” famous Valles-Corridor.

“Dillon is proud to help SWANA in getting ready a Canadian model of their MOLO course. We’re trying ahead to using our cross-Canada expertise to adapt a novel Canadian perspective on landfill administration,” added Dave Lake, Dillon Affiliate and Landfill Design Engineer.

Working alongside Dillon are Canadian-based subject material specialists who will assist establish and incorporate Canadian-specific references so as to add to or change the US-specific MOLO materials. “I’m excited to be working with SWANA and different landfill professionals throughout Canada to develop and modernize the Canadian MOLO course,” stated Linda Churchill, PE, Senior Environmental Engineer of Waste Administration Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario. “It’s such an essential undertaking. This Canadian-specific course will present present and related data for Canadian landfill improvement and operations.”

“It’s terrific that there’ll quickly be a Canadian model of SWANA’s flagship MOLO course,” added Artwork Mercer, SWANA Treasurer and Supervisor of Landfill Operations for the Area of Halton, Ontario. “This model will present Canadian waste administration professionals with the data they require to raised carry out their jobs inside the Canadian context and strengthen SWANA’s status because the ‘go-to’ affiliation for waste administration coaching.”

This thrilling undertaking continues SWANA’s new strategy to the event of coaching. “With this undertaking, SWANA continues its emphasis on creating extra customized and customised studying experiences,” stated Valles-Corridor. “Just like the MOLO-US course, the MOLO-CA course shall be accessible to college students and SWANA’s chapters as a collection of particular person studying modules, every of which is able to present a stand-alone academic expertise concerning the major matter coated inside a module. Relying on their academic wants, college students could select to entry one or a number of modules to fill data gaps selectively or eat the modules as a set for a complete schooling on the administration of landfill operations.”

For extra data, go to https://swana.org/training-certification.

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