E006: Solid and Hazardous Waste
This course contains five modules which address history of solid waste management, terminology, and current trends in waste generation; waste management hierarchy, waste reduction/reuse/recycling; composting, waste to energy, and landfills; landfill regulations; and solid waste collection.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students
- Recognize the history of Municipal Solid Waste Generation
- You know ways to minimize MSW contributions (3 R’s)
- Evaluate MSW disposal options: composting, waste-to-energy, and/or landfill
- Appreciate the complexity of landfill location, design, and operation
- Recognize that a MSW landfill is not intended to be a permanent solution
Jason Thomas Kirby, PhD
Assistant Professor, Civic Construction And Environmental Engineering
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
- 3.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 3.00 hour(s) of credit for completing E006: Solid and Hazardous Waste
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