Solid Waste Management
A primer on the best practices for managing solid waste
What you will learn:
Analyzing global waste generation trends
Classifying solid waste by its source and type
Listing components of waste management
Describing methodology for targeting zero waste goals
This is an introductory course and no prior knowledge of waste management is required
This course is approved for 1 GBCI Continuation Education (CE) credits. After completing the course, you can report your credit towards LEED credential maintenance.
Innovative waste management techniques are empowering cities, companies and communities to reduce their waste footprints. The inspiration comes from nature- where waste becomes a resource, a nutrient and an economic asset.
This course introduces you to the fundamentals of solid waste management, focusing on the best practices to mitigate climate change, pollution and reduce volumes of waste. It also provides clarity on the principles of zero waste, with the help of several examples and case studies.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to assess the potential of different waste management systems in getting to zero waste goals.
Who is this course for:
Students with a keen interest in sustainability
Urban planners interested in waste management solutions
Environmental consultants interested in waste management solutions
Professionals working on zero waste projects
"Very educational and enjoyable course , which should be thought to all school children , who are our next generations of world leaders , so they can understand the importance of Waste Management."
"Very informative, and to the point"
"Great Introduction about waste. Thanks to instructor."
- Md. Abdullah Al Mamun