2024 Solid Waste Training and Webinar Series

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

2024 Solid Waste Training and Webinar Series

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Solid Waste Permitting and Corrective Action
Program is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2024 Solid Waste Training and Webinar
Series.

The training sessions will be offered online, in-person at a DEQ office, or at a location to be determined. These trainings and webinars are not required by the Solid Waste Rules, but are intended to help solid waste facility operators, managers, and consultants gain a better understanding of the rules and topics of interest for solid waste management.

All sessions are FREE and open to solid waste professionals, consultants, and the public.

- MSW LANDFILL OPERATOR AND MANAGER EXAM REVIEW

Date:    March 28, 2024              Location: Cheyenne DEQ Office

SWP&CA Staff will present a review of the fundamentals of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfill Operator and Manager workbook.

At the end of the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to register for the Department’s MSW Landfill Operator and Manager Exams.

- DEAD ANIMAL COMPOSTING

Date:  May 2024                        Location: TBD

Discussion and instruction on the basics of how to successfully compost whole animals, offal, or viscera, and permitting requirements, if applicable, as well as funding opportunities for the management of dead animals.

For in-person attendees there will be a hands-on field demonstration.

More information on the offerings and location for this training will be available soon.

- AIR QULAITY DIVISION PERMITTING

Date:  July 25, 2024                   Location: Cheyenne DEQ Office

Guest speakers, Brian Bohlman and Daney Brauchie, from the Air Quality Division will present on air quality requirements for burn permits, compliance issues, Title V, and new source review for solid waste landfills and other waste management facilities.

- TRANSFER STATION OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT EXAM REVIEW                                           MSW LANDFILL OPERATOR AND MANAGER EXAM REVIEW

Date:  August 19, 2024              Location: WSWRA 2024 Annual Conference - Casper

SWP&CA will instruct on the newly created Transfer Station Operation and Management Exam Review. This training covers the fundamentals of Solid Waste Rules compliant transfer station operation and management.

Participants will be given the opportunity to take the DEQ’s new Transfer Station Operation and Management Exam during the training session.

- MSW LANDFILL OPERATOR AND MANAGER EXAM REVIEW

Date:  August 19, 2024             Location: WSWRA 2024 Annual Conference - Casper

As always, SWP&CA will be offering the MSW Landfill Operator and Manager training. This training features a review of the Solid Waste Rules for MSW Landfills and of the Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Operator and Manager Workbook.

Participants will be given the opportunity to take the DEQ’s MSW Landfill Operator and Manager Exams during the training session.

- TRANSFER STATION OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT

Date:  November 7, 2024           Location: Casper DEQ Office

This webinar will review the applicable rules and the fundamentals for compliant operation and management of a transfer station.

Attendees will have the option of registering for the Department’s Transfer Station Operation and Management Exam at the end of the webinar.

Registration is required to attend and is now open for all sessions. Registration will close at 4:00pm on the day prior to each session. To register click here or visit the DEQ website at https://deq.wyoming.gov/shwd/solid-waste/ and click on Training.