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Understanding Waste Management, Sustainability and Environmental Issues

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Understanding Waste Management, Sustainability and Environmental Issues

Waste Management is the precise name for the collection, transport, disposal and/or recycling and monitoring of waste and is the term assigned to the waste material that is produced through human activity.

Waste material is managed to avoid its adverse effect over human health and the environment

This exciting new Programme examines all elements relating to Waste Management including Sustainability and Environmental Issues and their impact on all sectors of Business and Community.

Portobello Certificate of Attendance. 

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

This Programme is delivered over the course of 6-weeks and covers the understanding of the:

  • Principles of Waste Management
  • Sustainability 
  • Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Impact of Waste Management on the environment
  • How to manage waste and its safe disposal
  • How to improve environmental awareness and responsibility
  • Principles of Management, Strategy and Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Procurement, Contracts, SLA’s, KPI’s etc 
  • Communications Strategy


Understand waste regulations and legislation compliance

Identify practical steps for waste prevention/reduction and waste management planning

How to effectively manage waste management contracts - Guidance around specifying contract terms, preparing a tender, understanding/minimising risk, KPIs, data requirements, costs etc.

Identify and understand the importance of Waste Management Good Practice

Assist in the development of a waste management plan

Course Price- 1495

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