ZERO WASTE PACIFIC
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About the conference
Zero Waste Pacific comprises a three-day, three-course option SWANA Certification Training (May 4-6) with by one day of testing (May 7), followed by a two-day Sustainable Materials Management Conference hosted by Guam EPA (May 8-9).
There are three course options for the SWANA Training, with each course limited to 20 attendees, and you must register for one:
1. Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems: Designed to improve the knowledge of individuals that manage municipal solid waste management systems, addressing the many and varied duties of the solid waste system manager. Master concepts of planning, developing and managing solid waste systems are discussed along with specific system management issues.
2. Managing Composting Programs: This course will enable students to appreciate and understand the science and practice of this growing industry. Upon completing this course, participants will have an understanding of composting from planning through design and operation of modern compost facilities. The course is offered by SWANA as preparation for the Composting Certification exam, issued jointly by SWANA and the U.S. Composting Council (USCC).
3. Managing Recycling Systems: This course provides the information needed to successfully plan, develop, market, fund, contract and manage recycling programs. It also addresses collection, processing, end-use standards application and protection of human health and the environment.
There are also three tracks for the Sustainable Materials Management Conference portion, with each track limited to 50 registrants, and you must register for one:
- 1. Zero Waste: A series of in-depth discussions on the development of the Guam Zero Waste Plan, the outcome of study performed, and the recommendations on the way forward.
- 2. Capacity Building Integration: A showcase of projects that integrate recycling, beneficial use, and other waste diversion opportunities in the workplace, school, home, and community.
- 3. Traditional and Community-based Environmental Protection: A showcase of projects implemented by individuals, non-profit, or non-government entities in their respective community. This Track is intended to promote traditional knowledge and support the ingenuity and relevance of cultural integration in environmental protection.
The cost of the SWANA Certification Training Workshop is $525. To register for the SWANA Certification Training Workshop, either alone or in conjunction with the Sustainable Materials Management Conference, you must register here with Guam and also here (https://swana.org/Events/EventDetail.aspx?ec=NSETW) with SWANA in order pay for your course materials and secure your seat in the course of your choice.
To register for the Sustainable Materials Management Conference only (with no SWANA Certification Training), simply register here with Guam.
If you have questions about registration only, please contact Barbara Hall (ASTSWMO) at 202-640-1066 or email@example.com, or Allison Goldberg (ASTSWMO) at 202-640-1065 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about the Training Workshop or Conference, please contact Laura Rumong Kanai (Guam EPA) at 671-300-4751 or email@example.com.