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Practical waste management

Start Date:15 Nov 11 End Date:17 Nov 11

Practical waste management
3 day residential course, Northamptonshire

Do you need to learn about the practicalities of managing resources and wastes in the fast-moving real-world environment? This course provides a practical insight into the functioning of the wastes management industry in the UK and includes site visits.

What's in it for me?
By the end of the course you will:
• Appreciate the essential nature of the industry
• Understand and appreciate the legislation that drives and governs the industry
• Understand the impact of the landfill diversion targets and other requirements of the Landfill Directive
• Appreciate the role of the Environment Agency as regulator
• Recognise current market trends in treatment and disposal options
• Appreciate the range and nature of waste collection and transportation systems available within the industry
• Appreciate the opportunities and mechanics for materials reclamation and recycling
• Understand the role, planning, management and restoration of landfill sites
• Understand the role and scope of waste incineration systems
• Appreciate the comparisons of the UK industry with waste management in developing and transition countries
• Understand the role of biological treatment as a waste management option
• Understand how public perception impacts on the industry and how best to manage those impacts

Who should attend?
This course is designed for new entrants into the waste management industry and for updating existing personnel.

The cost of this course is £1239.

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