Waste Management and Remediation

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Explain basic biological, physical and chemical principles behind management and remediation of industrial and municipal wastes;

  1. Discuss the remediation of recalcitrant materials in the environment;

  1. Develop waste management solutions on the basis of tried or potential remediation/management strategies;

  1. Identify areas within an industrial process that may be improved upon in order to achieve waste minimisation, recycling, greater materials efficiencies, process or operational optimisation;

  1. Work effectively in a team to identify and develop solutions to waste management problems.

Teaching Material for this course