Solid Waste Management, Short Course | Part time online | IHE Delft Institute for Water Education | Netherlands
4 months
Duration
1065 EUR/full
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About

The aim of this Solid Waste Management course at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is to enlighten the state of the art in technology, organizational and legislative developments and practices and financial burdens and benefits of handling solid wastes.

Overview

Learning objectives at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

  • Present an overview of the steps of Solid Waste Management from waste generation to final use/disposal
  • Develop innovative solutions of SWM in urban areas
  • Conceptually design waste conversion/treatment processes
  • Select the most suitable SWM options in a specific local context
  • Assess the environmental impact of SWM options and criticize the results
  • Assess the economic impact of SWM options and criticize the results

Programme Structure

The course includes the following topics:
  • Solid Waste Management: waste quantity and quality, generation of waste per capita and region; composition of waste; small scale industry waste, organic agricultural waste (some specific cases as examples);
  • Waste Collection & Transport: collection of mixed waste or of source separated waste, collection logistics, transfer stations; machine park planning; Sub-contractors;
  • Treatment/disposal Technologies: dumping, sanitary landfills, mechanical-biological treatment, incineration, anaerobic digestion, composting; recycling of plastics, batteries, e-waste, Green House Gas emission and emission modeling, CDM, energy recovery;
  • Financial, Social and Institutional aspects: costs of collection, separation, management; equipment costs; social costs, stake holders, scavengers, public health issues, policy and legislation.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

5 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For whom?

  • Junior and mid-career professionals at the management, decision-making and educational level, related to waste handling, urban infrastructure and urban environmental management and engineers and planners dealing with promoting, designing, operating or managing solid waste systems, in low-income countries or countries in transition.
  • Course participants are typically employed by government departments, private companies, NGOs, universities, research institutions, aid agencies or international bodies such as WHO, UNICEF or UNDP.
Prerequisites
  • Involved in, or interested in one or more of the key elements of solid waste management

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1065 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1065 EUR for the full programme during 4 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1065 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1065 EUR for the full programme during 4 months.

Funding

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