Online, On-Demand Solid Waste Training. Save Money. Train Smarter.
Florida's Pioneer in Online Solid Waste Education
About Waste University
We provide a world-class learning environment and unmatched service to solid waste and recycling professionals using an innovative online platform.
We provide you with a superior training experience that is convenient and low cost.
Our platform benefits recycling facility operators, landfill operators, program managers, regulators, waste screeners, and spotters through training on both fundamental and cutting-edge solid waste and recycling topics. Our courses expand your knowledge, save you time, and help you exceed expectations.
Jon Powell, Ph.D., P.E., Waste University's Founder and CEO, is a global expert in solid waste and recycling management. Jon builds and grows all Waste University learning content by using next-generation software tools, analytics, and on-the-ground experience.
What are the Benefits of Waste University's Innovative Online Training?
Cut Your Training Costs in Half.
We have saved our students tens of thousands of dollars since we launched in 2013.
Train Anytime, Anywhere
Our online courses are available on demand, 24/7. No more scheduling headaches or sending people off site. We support you every step of the way.
The next generation in training
We use dynamic content with tons of photos, videos, and interactive exercises to engage our students and enhance the learning experience. Access our courses anywhere you have a computer and a high-speed internet connection.
Our 1,300+ students agree - they love us!
We are passionate about our student experience. More than 90% of our students rated our courses as superior to training they received in the past.
We are the #1 Online Solid Waste Training Provider in Florida - with good reason. Students and Managers alike love our superior, constantly-updated learning content, convenience, and low cost.
Best training ever.
Dozens of Waste University students in 2019, based on submitted reviews
We will use Waste University for all of our training needs.
D.G., County Solid Waste Manager and Industry Innovator
We loved the interactive nature and convenience of the courses. The flexibility to get many or a few people trained at once was huge. Best of all, we are saving a ton of money on our training costs by avoiding travel and the always-on nature of Waste University's platform!
D.O., Solid Waste Director of Large Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility
Thank you for the recent online courses I have taken. I learned new techniques and some important information along the way. Thank you for a job well done.
G.H., Senior Field Technician and 27-Year Industry Veteran
I am very pleased with Waste University. Your current courses and future courses will be our choice for certifications in the future.
R.R., County Solid Waste Director
Thanks again for providing a great training tool. I recommend this method, especially as a refresher for experienced operators.
C.P., Public Works Division Manager
The program is awesome. I had one student who hadn't used a computer in 10 years and he had no problems going through the course. The advantage of going back and view a section again was a huge plus.
D.S., County Solid Waste Program Coordinator
Enroll in Waste University's Online Courses
To enroll yourself or your employee in Waste University's courses, simply follow these steps:
1. Add the quantity you need for each course - you can buy courses for multiple students at once.
2. Click on the Shopping Cart icon at the top of the page when you are ready to check out.
3. Enter your contact information, student names, and payment information during checkout.
4. We email you login instructions, typically within 24 hours.