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.
Environmental Management ISO 14001, EMAS, Environmental auditing, Responsible Care, Environmental Policies & regulations. Different types of ecolabelling
Recycling of metals
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.
Other methods for disposal of solid waste (e.g. composting and landfilling)
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.