landfill course

Metro Waste Authority hosts a three-day, 25-hour Iowa Landfill Operator Training Course twice per year. The course is certified by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and covers topics required under state regulations.

This training course is for those planning to take the IDNR’s Landfill Operator Certification Exam or is also an opportunity for those wanting to learn more about the solid waste industry, environmental regulations, challenges in the industry, operational strategies, and more. 

Limited seats are available.

Instructors Include: Brian Seals (Scott County Waste Commission), Todd Courtney (Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center), Laurie Rasmus (IDNR), Brian Rath (IDNR), Dan Bacehowski (HDR), and more!

When: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, April 23-25, 2024 and October 22-24, 2024

Cost: Free for public entities, $250 for private (non-refundable)

Tuesdays + Wednesdays: Metro Recycling Facility (4185 SE Beisser Drive, Grimes, IA 50111)
Thursdays: Metro Park East Landfill (12181 NE University Ave., Mitchellville, IA 50169)

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