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Introduction to the management of wastes

Start Date:05 Jul 11 End Date:07 Jul 11

An introduction to the management of wastes
3 day residential course, Northamptonshire

Are you required to deal with your company's waste? Are you new to the waste industry or need to understand it in order to change career paths? This course will provide those new to the management of wastes with an introduction to sustainable waste management within the UK and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of those involved from waste production to ultimate disposal.

What's in it for me?
By the end of the course you will:
• Understand the importance of the management of wastes and the relationship to sustainable development
• Appreciate the principles of best practice with respect to wastes management, the relationship to the conservation of resources and the risk of pollution
• Have an understanding of the national waste strategy and the principal legislative and fiscal controls related to wastes management
• Appreciate the nature and scope of the wastes management industry and understand the duties, responsibilities and powers of those involved in the management of wastes
• Understand the sources of wastes, their nature and classification in the UK and Europe
• Understand the options available for the minimisation, recovery, re-uses, treatment and disposal of wastes
• Appreciate the systems of collection, transport and transfer of wastes
• Understand the hazards posed by wastes during their collection, storage, transport, treatment and disposal, and how these risks can be minimised.

Who should attend
This course is ideal for those new to the wastes management industry or those seeking to understand the wide remit of the sector. It will be of particular use to those new to local authorities. A more practitioner-based course aimed at waste management industry personnel is the practical waste management course.

The cost of this course is £1239.

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