WASTE MANAGEMENT

Environmental EngineeringComments Off on WASTE MANAGEMENT

Credit hours: 3(3,0,0)
Prerequisites:
Specific objectives of the course:
The objective of the course is to impart the knowledge of waste generated, its treatment and disposal in light of international/national standards, policies and regulations.

Course Outline:

Environmental Management ISO 14001, EMAS, Environmental auditing, Responsible Care, Environmental Policies & regulations. Different types of ecolabelling

Material Recycling

  1. Recycling of metals
  2. Recycling of polymeric materials

Treatment of liquid waste streams: mechanical, biological and chemical methods. Production of bio-gas. Anaerobic digestion and other stabilization methods. Dewatering. Drying.

Treatment of solid waste: separation, incineration, composting.

  1. Separation
  2. Incineration
  1. Other methods for disposal of solid waste (e.g. composting and landfilling)
  1. Treatment and use of ash-products.

Treatment of radioactive waste.

Lab Outline: N/A

Text and references:

Cheremisinoff, Handbooks of water and waste water treatment technologies, 2002.

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