Solid Waste Training Opportunities

Rural Alaska Landfill Operators (RALO) Training

The RALO course is for the designated landfill operator and administrator in a village with a Class III landfill or open dump, and focuses on the duties of the landfill operator, their personal safety, and the safety of the village. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the landfill operator's role to keep the village clean and the landfill free from harmful substances. Participants will learn about landfill regulations and requirements, household hazardous waste, waste separation and screening, waste reduction and segregation, recycling, personal protection equipment, and much more. These courses are hosted by Alaska Forum, Inc with trainers and expertise provided in cooperation with Solid Waste Association of North America, (SWANA), Alaska Chapter.  There is no cost to attend this training. LImited travel scholarships of up to $500 may be available for Rural community participants that are active in onsite landfill operations.

Classes will be offered in Anchorage on the following dates:

  • October 15-17, 2013 Completed
  • March 18-20, 2014
  • April 15-17, 2014

Spacing is limited for each training. Sign up now to reserve your place!










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