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Solid Waste Management

Teacher

OLC and SURR

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$Free: Add a Verified Certificate for $5 USD
https://www.edx.org/course/solid-waste-management

Level

NYR

Duration

6 Weeks

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Module Type

On demand video

Gain a solid understanding of core concepts of SWM, with a focus on municipal solid waste (MSW), and the importance of the sector on economic development and environmental protection Evaluate various technology options based on the financial, technical, and operational capacities of each technology and treatment/disposal options Distinguish between infrastructure (capex) and operations and maintenance (opex) costs, as related to various technologies, and gain insight into cost recovery methods; learn about various funding mechanisms to establish SMW projects Examine various policy options at national and local levels to determine what would be most suitable given individual country and city scenarios and learn how institutions and coordination can improve service delivery and financial performance of the sector Gain awareness of technological innovations in the sector, the key role of informal workers and women (particularly in low- and middle-income countries), and the changing perceptions of the waste sector towards resource management Familiarize and apply solutions for improvement in the sector, while learning from practical examples and case studies

Instructors

OLC and SURR

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