• Waste University

    Online, On-Demand Solid Waste Training. Save Money. Train Smarter.

    Florida's Pioneer in Online Solid Waste Education

  • Superior Training and Unmatched Support

    We provide a world-class learning environment and provide unparalleled service to our students and partners.


    Waste University 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. Waste University helps to build a smarter and more sophisticated operations community while saving you time and budget on training matters.

  • What are the Benefits of Waste University's Innovative Online Training?

    Cost Savings

    Cut Your Training Costs in Half.

    We are the pioneer in online learning, and our on-demand, convenient platform has saved our students tens of thousands of dollars since our launch in 2013.

    Continuous Content Improvements

    The next generation in training

    Continuous improvement is in our DNA, constantly building out new learning content and using the most advanced platforms to deliver a superior learning environment that always reflects the state-of-the-practice. 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.


    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.

    Top Rated

    Thousands of our 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.

  • Testimonials

    We are the #1 Online Solid Waste Training Provider in Florida - with good cause. Students and managers point to our top-rated learning experience, service, convenience, and low costs.

    Best training ever.

    Commented by 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 30-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

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You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages [or [OTHER CONTENT]] from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions. 
You must not:
republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
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You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Waste University’s express written consent.
You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Waste University’s express written consent.
Restricted access
Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.  Waste University reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Waste University’s discretion.
If Waste University provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. 
Waste University may disable your user ID and password at Waste University’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.
User content
In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material, and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.
You grant to Waste University a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to Waste University the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Waste University or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). 
You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
Waste University reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Waste University servers, or hosted or published upon this website.
Notwithstanding Waste University’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Waste University does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.
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This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  Waste University makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website. 
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Waste University does not warrant that:
this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.  If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial, operational, or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.
Limitations of liability
Waste University will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:
to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if Waste University has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Waste University’s liability in respect of any:
death or personal injury caused by Waste University’s negligence;
fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Waste University; or
matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Waste University to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. 
If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
Other parties
You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Waste University has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Waste University’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.
Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Waste University’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Waste University.
Unenforceable provisions
If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
You hereby indemnify Waste University and undertake to keep Waste University indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Waste University to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Waste University’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by [NAME] arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to Waste University’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Waste University may take such action as Waste University deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
Waste University may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
Waste University may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Waste University’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions. 
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
Entire agreement
These terms and conditions, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Waste University in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
Law and jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to the conflict of laws or provisions of Florida or your actual state or country of residence. Any dispute arising from these Terms and Conditions shall be adjudicated in the federal or state courts located in Alachua County of Florida.
Waste University is registered in Alachua County, Florida, as a Limited Liability Corporation.    
You can contact Waste University by email to jon (at) wasteuniversity.com.
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What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter or respond to a survey.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
- To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to?keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Do we use cookies?
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their account and making necessary profile changes.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.wasteuniversity.com

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our websites privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 8/14/2013