Introduction to Solid Waste Management

Duration: 3 days – 21 hours

This 3-days introductory course is designed to provide participants with an overview of waste management concepts and strategies. The course will cover waste management concepts and legislation, the waste lifecycle, focusing on municipal waste collection disposal and treatment framework, and the control and management strategies of special waste streams. Participants will also be introduced to one of the landfills in Jordan.


Learning Objectives:

  • Give a general overview of waste management issues and systems.
  • Develop an understanding of the underlying principles of waste management.
  • Enable participants to relate the principles to their own local environment.
  • Provide participants with techniques and tools for development of appropriate procedures.