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Waste and Recycling: Career and Education Opportunities

As new products are produced, waste is also generated. Waste and recycling workers take care of making sure this waste appropriately handled and disposed of.

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CAREERS WITHIN Waste and Recycling

Sewage Treatment Plant Operator

Sewage Treatment Plant Operators operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or liquid waste. Sewage Treatment Plant Operators need to attend to equipment so as to monitor and adjust its activity. They also need to run the operations of equipment, machinery and systems.