Program Image Online course Solid Waste Management

Online course Solid Waste Management

Short or summer course

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IMPROVING SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FROM DUMPING TO MBT AND INCINERATION. PREVENTION, SEPARATION, RECYCLING EMPHASIZED AS ONLY SUSTAINABLE APPROACH.
Online module SWM discusses SWM from the perspective of reducing the generation of waste to collection, reduction, treatment and the environmentally sound disposal of what could not be prevented..
At the end of the module the participants are able to suggest options for waste reduction, treatment/disposal methods, make simple engineering &financial calculations, and distinguish the key players in SWM
Module is laid out for a 4 months, 8 hrs/week study with a study load of. 140 hours resulting in 5 (European) credit point (ECTS).
The module has three focal areas: Treatment and disposal, Re-use and recycling and Generation and prevention.
Module discusses i.a.
• sources, classification, prevention, reuse and recycling, and collection of waste;
• source separation and waste collection;
• composting, landfills (processes, technology-/design), incineration, and mechanical biological treatment;
• SWM planning;
• role of the informal sector;
• financial and global aspects of solid waste.

Language

English

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Duration

4 months

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
2 Sep '24 18 Aug '24 18 Aug '24
1 Sep '25 17 Aug '25 17 Aug '25

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IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Main address
Westvest 7
2611 AX Delft
015 - 2151715

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