Course DescriptionThis 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 siting 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.
Course OutlineThis course provides an overview of the best management practices in the recycling and solid waste management industry.
Department of Engineering & Technology