Waste Management 7.5 cr

About the Course

After completing the course students will be able to
1. describe collection and sorting of waste with regard to various technical systems and the implications of producer responsibility
2. describe various waste treatment technologies (landfilling, thermal and biological treatment, and material recycling) of waste in terms of technical function and their related environmental impact
3. describe how waste can be prevented with respect to amount and hazardous content
4. explain how a waste management system can be designed and how it interacts with the environment
5. analyse potential improvements in waste management with application of the waste hierarchy
6. investigate and understand the causes and effects of waste management

Syllabus

Literature

Application information

Prerequisites

Introduction to Environmental Engineering 15 cr or Introduction to environmental strategy 15 cr, or equivalent.

Selection

University credits

The online application at antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

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Application

Start
Conditions
Weeks
Application
Spring 2020
Normal teaching
202004 - 202013
Not open *
Time of study: Day-time
Number of participants: 45
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-26503
Language: Swedish
Pace: Half-time

*) The online application at antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2018-03-09
Högskolan i Gävle
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