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Harold Runnels Building Room N2150
1190 St. Francis Drive - P.0. Box 5469 Santa Fe, 87502-5469
Phone: (505) 827-0197 Fax: (505) 827-2902

Auralie Ashley-Marx, Bureau Chief                            Organizational Chart

We promote and assure sound solid waste management practices that improve public health and protect New Mexico's air, land, and water
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Training Opportunities:

September 22, 2014--Recycling Professionals Training (6 CEU's) 

This training covers principles of zero waste, local and state level policy to increase diversion, life cycle analysis of products, working with the business community to gain recyclables and many other professional topics relevant to increasing recycling rates in your business or community. The Recycling Professionals Training is a recently developed offering by the NM Recycling Coalition that provides certification towards becoming a nationally-certified Sustainable Resource Manager. This one-day training offers 6 CEU credit hours working towards the 30-hour national certification, as well as 6 NMED CEU credits. To gain national certification, successful completion of this class as well as the 24-hour Recycling Facility Operators Course is required. An exam will be provided at the end of the class, with a take-home essay. The training is scheduled from 8 AM – 3 PM (with lunch on your own) at the Hotel Albuquerque, with the option to join the 4 PM tour of the Friedman Recycling Facility. The cost is $100 for NMRC members and $125 for nonmembers.

Registration for special training AND the conference: http://www.recyclenewmexico.com/conference14.htm

Registration for special training ONLY: http://www.recyclenewmexico.com/One_Day_Training.htm

September 22, 2014--Twenty-First Century Solid Waste Management Primer Training (5 CEU's)

  • The training will discuss:

    Operations Optimization

    Buying the right equipment and equipment maintenance

    • Compaction & daily cover use
    • Landfill survey, annual flyer, vertical height check
    • Alternate daily cover and litter control

    Long Term Planning

    Procurement and selection of engineering/consulting firms

    • NMED SWB permit application expectations
    • Fill progression & intermediate cover and types
    • Solid Waste Management 101
    • Closure CQA
    • Desert pavement, mulch and compost covers
    • Case study liners
    • Collection center as a transfer station

    Tour to Follow – Option to join tours of the Waste Management Rio Rancho Landfill and the Sandoval County Landfill

    This training runs from 8 AM – 2 PM (with lunch on your own) at the Hotel Albuquerque, with the option to join tours of the Waste Management Rio Rancho Landfill and the Sandoval County Landfill following the training. $75 for  NM SWANA members and $125 for nonmembers. 

    Registration for special training AND the conference: http://www.recyclenewmexico.com/conference14.htm

    Registration for special training ONLY: http://www.nmswana.com/21st_century_training.htm

September 23-24, 2014--2014 New Mexico Recycling and Solid Waste Conference:  Integrating Solutions (9 CEU's)

Early Bird Registration is Open!!  Hosted jointly by NMRC and the NM Road Runner Chapter of SWANA, the conference will take place in Albuquerque on September 23-24, 2014.  The two-day program will consist of breakout sessions, lectures, exhibitors, keynote speakers, awards ceremony, networking opportunities and more.  Optional tours will be scheduled for Monday, September 22nd.  A program flyer with more details is attached.  Register and learn more here.

October 14, 2014--NM SWANA Regional Round Table Meeting (4 CEU's)

October 15, 2014-Household Hazardous Waste Management Course (8 CEU's)

  • Offered by NMED in conjunction with NM-SWANA
  • Presented by David Charlesworth, DC Environmental

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch on your own.

Where: Albuquerque Fire Academy, 11500 Sunset Gardens SW, Albuquerque

Who:     Managers and operators at facilities that routinely or periodically collect HHW or hold HHW events, or who are considering doing so; consultants who write operations plans for such facilities

       

This class will offer solid waste facility managers and operators practical, hands-on advice for managing household hazardous waste collection and safe storage. The course will cover NM Solid Waste, OSHA, and EPA regulations; toxicology; housekeeping and recordkeeping techniques; testing of unknown materials; turning away unauthorized waste; and more. The class will include hands-on activities and role playing.

 

Contact us: Solid Waste Bureau Staff

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