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September 2019

Landfill Operator Certification Course in Las Cruces

September 10, 2019 - September 13, 2019
Dona Ana County Government Building, 845 N. Motel Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM 88007 United States
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$350

THIS CLASS IS FULL-- WAITING LIST ONLYCall JoAnne at 505-363-4795 Class is 8am to 5pm each day. Scroll down to register for class. There are two types of "tickets" -- choose the purchase order ticket to pay later or pay now online with a credit card. $25 administrative fee will be assessed for cancellations or no shows after the deadline of September 3. Students with disabilities, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact Joan M. Snider (JoanM.Snider@state.nm.us,…

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October 2019

Compost Facility Operator Certification Course in Albuquerque

October 8, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Albuquerque Fire Academy, 11500 Sunset Gardens SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121 United States
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Class is 8am to 5pm each day. To Register for the Recycling Facility and Composting Facility courses: Students must register with the New Mexico Recycling Coalition, co-sponsors of the course. Registration forms and specific class details are available by contacting Sarah Pierpont, Executive Director, at 505-603-0558 or through the NMRC web site at www.recyclenewmexico.com

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November 2019

Transfer Station Operator Certification Course in Farmington

November 5, 2019 - November 7, 2019
McGee Park, 41 Road 5568
Farmington, NM 87401 United States
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$300

Waiting List Only. Contact JoAnne Weaver at 505-353-4795 to be placed on the Waiting List. Class is 8am to 5pm each day. Scroll down to register for class. There are two types of "tickets" -- choose the purchase order ticket to pay later or pay now online with a credit card. $25 administrative fee will be assessed for cancellations or no shows after the deadline of October 29 Students with disabilities, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must…

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December 2019

Recycling Facility Operator Certification Course in T or C

December 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019
Ralph Edwards Auditorium, Civic Center, 400 West 4th Ave
Truth or Consequences, NM 87902 United States
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Registration forms and specific class details are available by contacting Sarah Pierpont, Executive Director, at 505-603-0558 or through the NMRC web site at www.recyclenewmexico.com

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March 2020

Landfill Operator Certification Course in Santa Fe

March 24 - March 27
Nancy Rodriguez Center, 1 Prairie Dog Loop
Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States
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$350

We regret to inform you that we have been directed to postpone our March and April operator certification courses as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. This means the Landfill class scheduled for March 24-27 in Santa Fe and the Compost class scheduled for April 7-9 in Albuquerque will both need to be postponed.

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April 2020

Compost Facility Operator Certification Course in Albuquerque

April 7 - April 9
Albuquerque Fire Academy, 11500 Sunset Gardens SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121 United States
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We regret to inform you that we have been directed to postpone our March and April operator certification courses as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. This means the classes scheduled through May are postponed indefinitely.

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May 2020

Recycling Facility Operator Certification Course in Santa Fe

May 12 - May 14
Nancy Rodriguez Center, 1 Prairie Dog Loop
Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States
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We regret to inform you that we have been directed to postpone our March and April operator certification courses as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. This means the classes scheduled through May are postponed indefinitely.  

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June 2020

Transfer Station Operator Certification Course in Ruidoso

June 2 - June 4
ENMU-Ruidoso, 709 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345 United States
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The June TS class has been postponed indefinitely. Questions and concerns regarding certifications should be directed to William Schueler: william.schueler@state.nm.us

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September 2020

Landfill Operator Certification Course

September 15 - September 18
ENMU-Roswell, 48 University Blvd
Roswell, NM 88203 United States
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Free 15 tickets left

This training is postponed. Sign up for the waiting list below.

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October 2020

Compost Facility Operator Certification Course in Raton

October 6 - October 8
Raton Convention Center, 91 S. Third St.
Raton, NM 87740 United States
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Registration forms and specific class details are available by contacting Sarah Pierpont, Executive Director, at 505-603-0558 or through the NMRC web site at www.recyclenewmexico.com

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The Roadrunner chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) sponsors the Landfill and Transfer Station classes.  Registration forms and specific class details are available by contacting JoAnne Weaver, Executive Secretary, SWANA Roadrunner chapter, at (505) 363-4795, or through the Roadrunner Chapter jlw505nm@gmail.com.

The New Mexico Recycling Coalition (NMRC) sponsors the Compost Facility and Recycling Facility classes. Registration forms and specific class details are available by contacting Sarah Pierpont, Deputy Director, NMRC, at sarah@recyclenewmexico.com or (505) 603-0558 or through the NMRC web site at www.recyclenewmexico.com.

For additional information and applications for certification contact Bill Schuler, NMED, Solid Waste Bureau, Outreach and Technical Assistance Program, at 505-827-2464 or by email at william.schueler@state.nm.us.

Visit the Solid Waste Bureau web page at www.nmenv.state.nm.us/swb/index.htm for additional solid waste management information and related links.

Students enrolling in these classes are reminded to bring normal classroom supplies for taking notes and highlighting training materials.  They should also bring a pocket calculator, both for doing class work and taking the certification exam at the end of the course.  Students enrolling in the landfill classes will also find an Engineer’s Scale useful for measuring / interpreting plans and drawings.