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Material Recovery Facility Operator

Is a solid waste management facility that provides for the extraction from solid waste of recyclable materials, materials suitable for use as a fuel or soil amendment, or any combination of such materials. These materials may be of metal, paper, glass, plastic, textile or rubber material. The MRF is a solely engaged in storage, processing, resale or reused of recovered materials. Operators required 16 hours initial course and pass exam with 70% proficiency, then 8 hours of continuing education every 3-year period.

Requirements

Initial Courses:
  • 16-Hour Initial Course for Materials Recovery Facility and Transfer Station Operators
  • 16-Hour Initial Course for Materials Recovery Facility and Transfer Station Operators (Online)
  • 16-Hour Initial Training Course for Transfer Station and MRF Operators
  • 19-Hour Initial Training Course for Transfer Station Operators and MRF Operators
  • Initial Training Course for Transfer Station Operators and Materials Recovery Facilities - 16 Hour
  • Initial Training for Operators of Landfills and Waste Processing Facilities
  • The SWM Combo Class: 24-Hour Initial Training Course for Landfill Operators (Class I, II, III and C&D Sites) with 16-Hour Initial MRF/TS Operator class and 8-Hour Spotter class
Hours:
Hours RequiredEffective Date
8 01/01/1800