Municipal WGP Draft Credit 11: Public and Worker Education and Training (x points)


To educate customers, consumers and educate and train employees about best practices in the waste management sector.


Publish and promote online resources that provide an overview of the overall waste management program and the material management process occurring at facilities owned by the municipality.

Tier 1: Provide on-site public educational tours of the waste management facilities operated by the municipality.

Tier 2: Achieve Tier 1 and Conduct ongoing employee training programs relating to operations at facilities owned by the municipality.

Note: Education & Training to encompass all facilities (MRF, Landfill, Transfer Station WTE, Gasification, etc.).

Potential Strategies:

  • Learning centers
  • Speakers on subject matter
  • Educational components relating to STEM
  • Programs designed by educators in the field

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