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SWANA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Form

To receive a CEU for a webinar, download the form, write in the date and topic of the session, and either fax (301-585-0297) or email (certification@swana.org) it to SWANA Certification Program Coordinator.

Other Webinars

Join EPA for other webinars on topics relating to environmental protection, regulations and sustainability. All webinars are free and open to everyone.

Archived SMM Webinars

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Join us for the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy (formerly the Resource Conservation Challenge, RCC) series as we provide information to our materials management stakeholders through webinars related to EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program. Learn about key issues, successful projects, and a variety of best management practices for creating stellar waste management programs. Hear from experts around the country on what works and what doesn’t, and how to make your program more successful. The format for the calls will be a formal presentation followed by a question and answer session and discussion time.

When: Every 3rd Thursday of the month. Time to be announced.
Who: Federal, state, local and tribal government waste management professionals.

Program Calendar
Date Topics Speaker(s)
January 16, 2014 Building Collection Infrastructure for Composting: Success in the greater Worcester, Massachusetts area Sean Pontani: Green Business Support Manager, Center for EcoTechnology (CET), Northampton, MA

Sandy Giancola: Preventive Maintenance Manager, Big Y Foods, Inc. Springfield, MA

Paul Degnan: Materials Marketing & Sourcing Manager for E. L. Harvey & Sons, Inc. Westboro, MA

April 3, 2014 Compost from Food Waste:
Understanding Soil Chemistry and Soil Biology on a College/University Campus
Rachel Chaput: US EPA - Sustainable Materials Management (SMM)

Gregg Twehues: Co-founder of Compostwerks! LLC

Peter Moon: President and principal engineer of O2 Compost

Tom Goldsmith: Staff director for energy and environmental conservation at St. John’s University

(More upcoming Webinars to be announced)

For questions or suggestions on our SMM Web Academy Program, please call Anita Cummings at 703.308.8303.

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