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