Case Studies and Best Management Practices

C&EE X 438.4
This course provides an overview of the best management practices in the recycling and solid waste management industry.
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What you can learn.

  • Describe an overview of the best management practices in the recycling and solid waste management industry
  • Analyze the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation techniques of benchmark waste reduction and recycling programs by industry and government
  • Comprehend citing details of waste processing facilities and identify emerging issues including environmental justice, communications, and public relations for the environmental professional
  • Develop plans for stakeholder processes, radioactive waste management, hazardous waste management, and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Acquire best management practices from industry expert guest speakers who will analyze real-life case studies on projects and programs in the field

About this course:

This course provides an overview of the best management practices in the recycling and solid waste management industry, and presents and analyzes the design, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation techniques of benchmark waste reduction and recycling programs utilized by industry, government, and others. Topics also include the citing of waste processing facilities; emerging issues, such as environmental justice, communications, and public relations for the environmental professional; stakeholder planning processes; radioactive waste management; hazardous waste management; and greenhouse gas emissions. Guest speakers associated with exemplary programs/projects present various case studies that students analyze to learn best management practices.

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