Waste Management and Circular Economy

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Waste Management and Circular Economy

Contemporary Approach and New Trends

Scheduled Dates

02 - 06 Oct 2023 Online $3,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Global consumption patterns with increasing complexity and volume of generated waste, urge for the need to continuously optimize waste management. The driving force behind this mobilisation is primarily attributed to the ever-increasing climate change concerns and also the plethora of pollution incidents and their subsequent environmental effects. This, in turn, requires the coordination of activities of the different stakeholders including manufacturers, regulatory authorities, consumers and waste disposal companies.

This Waste Management and Circular Economy online training course will focus on the contemporary waste management practices and will examine each of these in relation to applicability in different sectors of the economy. Particular reference will be made to the transition from the linear economy to the circular economy approach and the implications of this on the sustainable use of resources.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will highlight:

  • Waste management sectors
  • Specific toxic and/or infectious types of waste
  • The waste management hierarchy
  • The circular economy approach
  • The different levels of waste regulators

What are the Goals?

At the end of this Waste Management and Circular Economy online training course, you will:

  • Learn to differentiate between the different types of waste
  • Develop your skills in assessing the risks involved in waste management
  • Understand the link between waste management and pollution
  • Apply waste management protocols based on global environmental treaties
  • Develop understanding of the transition to the circular economy model

Who is this Training Course for?

This Waste Management and Circular Economy online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Health, safety, and environmental professionals
  • Personnel of waste management companies
  • Regulatory compliance officers
  • Local environmental authorities
  • Companies operating landfill sites

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.

Organisational Impact

Organizations sending their employees to attend this Waste Management and Circular Economy online training course, will gain the following:

  • Knowledge on regulatory compliance in relation to waste management
  • Promote good relationships with stakeholders
  • Implementation of a proactive policy in waste management and pollution
  • Achieve economic benefits through a sustainable waste management policy
  • Cultivate the “reduce at source” strategy
  • Safeguard customer loyalty to their products/services

Personal Impact

Participants in this Waste Management and Circular Economy online training course will benefit in the following aspects:

  • Improve employee perception on waste management in general
  • Become aware of sector-specific waste
  • Implement and monitor a waste management policy
  • Better understand waste treatment processes
  • Understand the importance of on-going regulatory compliance
  • Realise the environmental implications of waste management 

Daily Agenda

Day One: Introduction to Waste

  • Waste classification criteria
  • The waste management chain and resource allocation
  • The waste hierarchy – From production to final disposal
  • Definition of hazardous and non-hazardous waste
  • The waste management industry – Who are the stakeholders?

Day Two: Waste Management - The Waste Generation Sectors

  • Domestic/Municipal waste – Treatment and applications
  • Commercial and industrial waste
  • Hazardous waste
  • Medical and toxic waste
  • Introduction to regulations and best practices

Day Three: Environmental Implications

  • Environmental impact of waste management
  • Water, land, and air pollution
  • Difference between pollution & contamination
  • Air pollution and health impacts
  • Climate change – Greenhouse gas emissions

Day Four: The Circular Economy Perspective

  • Definition according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
  • Sustainable consumption and production – The hotspots analysis tool
  • Raw materials global spread, use and depletion
  • Energy use
  • Water use and scarcity

Day Five: The Risks Involved in Waste Management 

  • Prevention of contamination
  • HAZID (HAZard IDentification)
  • HAZOP (HAZard & OPerability)
  • Landfill sites - The most common method of organised waste disposal
  • Environmental ethics


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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