Micro-credential in Sustainable Waste Management


Course CodeSSM5153C
SynopsisSustainable Waste Management covers the latest trends and technologies in waste management, including Extended Producer Responsibility, the Circular Economy, and Zero Waste. Students will learn about biological, physical, chemical, and thermal treatments for different types of waste, as well as the management of emissions. This course is suitable for students interested in environmental sustainability, waste management professionals, and policymakers seeking to implement sustainable waste management practices.
Learning Outcomes

At the end of the module, a competent student will be able to:

  • Explain the types of wastes, and their socio-environmental impacts
  • Illustrate the factors influencing waste generation, collection and treatment
  • Appraise waste management and related policies & regulations 
  • Design sustainable waste management systems 
Delivery ModeBlended Mode
Duration of Study7 weeks

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