The Importance of Landfill Operator Training – As Featured in Waste Advantage Magazine
LaBella’s Director of Waste & Recycling Jenny Johnson has a featured article in June’s Waste Advantage Magazine. “The Shortage of Landfill Operators: Why Training to Certify is the Answer” is an in depth look at the myriad benefits certification offers to landfill owners, the environment, and the operators themselves.
Since 1998, Jenny has provided solid waste consulting services to facilities in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, New York, and Maryland. She provides technical oversight to solid waste projects, is responsible for client and regulator relations, and has developed project management tools used by staff to ensure regulatory deadlines are met. Jenny supports LaBella’s technical staff and programs with training, technical standards, standard operating guidelines, quality control, and health and safety policies. Her experience includes landfill permitting and compliance, negotiations with regulators, groundwater remediation, odor management, landfill gas collection and control systems, and stormwater management. Additionally, Jenny has served on several Regulatory Advisory Panels for amendments to Solid Waste Management Regulations and Stormwater Regulations and has testified at the General Assembly on legislative bills concerning solid waste.