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Have you come across large piles of garbage in neighbourhoods and streets and smelly waste disposal sites polluting the environment of low- and middle-income countries? Do you want to know what kind of sustainable solutions are appropriate to better manage waste and enhance recycling and recovery? If yes, this course is for you! This course provides you with an overview of the municipal solid waste management situation in low- and middle-income countries. It covers key elements of the waste management system, such as its technical, environmental, social, financial and institutional aspects. Besides understanding the challenges, you will be introduced to appropriate and already applied solutions through selected case studies....
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4 ч. на завершение

Physical Elements of Solid Waste Management

The course begins with an overview of the current waste management situation in developing countries. We will introduce the Integrated Sustainable Waste Management framework that will guide you through this course. The modules of this first week deal with the physical components of municipal solid waste management. Connect with your peers and check out the bonus modules at the end of the week. ******************** SEMANA 1: ELEMENTOS FÍSICOS DE LA GESTIÓN DE LOS RESIDUOS SÓLIDOS: El curso comienza con una visión general de la situación actual de la gestión de los residuos sólidos en los países en vías de desarrollo. Introduciremos el marco de la Gestión Integrada y Sostenible de los Residuos Sólidos que te guiará a través de este curso. Los módulos de esta primera semana tratan de los componentes físicos de la gestión municipal de los residuos sólidos. Conéctate con tus compañeros y revisa los módulos adicionales al final de la semana. ******************** SEMAINE 1: ÉLÉMENTS MATÉRIELS DE LA GESTION DES DÉCHETS SOLIDES: Le cours commence par un aperçu de la situation actuelle de la gestion des déchets dans les pays en développement. Nous vous présenterons le cadre de gestion intégrée et durable des déchets qui vous guidera tout au long de ce cours. Les modules de cette première semaine traitent des composantes physiques de la gestion des déchets municipaux. Connectez-vous avec vos collègues et découvrez les modules bonus à la fin de la semaine. ...
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13 видео (всего 124 мин.), 7 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video13 видео
Trailer3мин
1.1 Overview of the course7мин
1.2 Why is this course important?6мин
1.3 Municipal waste generation and characterization13мин
1.4 Waste collection & transport10мин
1.5 Improving efficiency of waste collection and transport12мин
1.6 Recycling municipal waste16мин
1.7 Waste disposal / Landfills - part 18мин
1.8 Waste disposal / Landfills - part 211мин
1.9 Upgrading a Dump Site10мин
1.10 Key messages Week 14мин
1.11a BONUS: Planning a Waste Generation and Characterization Study - part I7мин
1.11b BONUS: Conducting a Waste Generation and Characterization Study - part II10мин
Reading7 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Important information to succeed in this course10мин
Suggested readings10мин
Connect with your peers15мин
How to give feedback to the course team?1мин
Slides - Week 110мин
Suggested readings - Week 110мин
What is a bonus module?1мин
Quiz3 практического упражнения
Week 1 - English 30мин
Semana 1 - Español 30мин
Semaine 1 - Français 30мин
Week
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3 ч. на завершение

Governance Aspects of Solid Waste Management

This week focuses on the governance aspects, also called the “soft” aspects of a municipal solid waste management system. We will explain the different stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities as well as legislative issues and financial mechanisms. ******************** SEMANA 2 - ASPECTOS DE LA GOBERNANZA DE LA GESTIÓN DE LOS RESIDUOS SÓLIDOS: Esta semana se centra en los aspectos de la gobernanza, los también llamados aspectos "blandos" de un sistema de gestión municipal de residuos sólidos. Explicaremos cuáles son las diferentes partes interesadas o involucradas, y sus funciones y responsabilidades, así como los asuntos de carácter legislativo y los mecanismos financieros. ******************** SEMAINE 3 - ASPECTS DE GOUVERNANCE DE LA GESTION DES DÉCHETS SOLIDES: Cette semaine met l'accent sur les aspects de gouvernance, aussi appelés les aspects " doux " d'un système de gestion des déchets solides municipaux. Nous expliquerons les différents acteurs et leurs rôles et responsabilités ainsi que les questions législatives et les mécanismes financiers....
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11 видео (всего 116 мин.), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video11 видео
2.2 The role of the public sector11мин
2.3 The role of the private sector11мин
2.4 Integrating the informal sector12мин
2.5 The Role of Community Members12мин
2.6 Public Awareness Campaigns - Case study India10мин
2.7 Financing Mechanisms - part 19мин
2.8 Financing mechanisms - part 29мин
2.9 Key messages Week 23мин
2.10 BONUS: Triggering Community Participation with the RANAS approach10мин
2.11BONUS: Financial comparison of collection and transport systems12мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Slides - Week 210мин
Suggested readings - Week 210мин
Quiz3 практического упражнения
Week 2 - English30мин
Semana 2 - Español30мин
Semaine 2 - Français30мин
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5 ч. на завершение

Organic waste treatment

This week provides you with an overview on organic waste treatment. We will start with the basics of two very common organic waste treatment technologies: composting and anaerobic digestion. We then continue with technologies that are currently less common in practice: vermicomposting, waste processing using black soldier fly larvae, and thermochemical conversion. ******************** SEMANA 3 - TRATAMIENTO DE LOS RESIDUOS ORGÁNICOS: Esta semana te ofrece una visión general sobre el tratamiento de los residuos orgánicos. Comenzaremos con las nociones básicas de dos tecnologías de tratamiento de residuos orgánicos muy comunes: el compostaje y la digestión anaeróbica. Continuaremos con tecnologías que actualmente son menos comunes en la práctica: el vermicompostaje, el procesamiento de residuos sólidos con las larvas de la mosca soldado negra y la conversión termoquímica. ******************** SEMAINE 3 - TRAITEMENT DES DÉCHETS ORGANIQUES: Cette semaine vous donne un aperçu du traitement des déchets organiques. Nous commencerons par les bases de deux technologies très courantes de traitement des déchets organiques : le compostage et la digestion anaérobie. Ensuite, nous continuerons avec des technologies qui sont actuellement moins courantes dans la pratique : le lombricompostage, le traitement des déchets par larves de mouche soldat noir et la conversion thermochimique. ...
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18 видео (всего 161 мин.), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Video18 видео
3.2 Science of composting7мин
3.3 Composting technologies6мин
3.4 Operating the Composting Process10мин
3.5 Case Study Composting - Dhaka, Bangladesh13мин
3.6 Case Study Composting - Temesi, Bali, Indonesia10мин
3.7 The Basics of Anaerobic Digestion of Biowaste11мин
3.8 Anaerobic Digestion Technologies and Operation9мин
3.9 Using the Products of Anaerobic Digestion8мин
3.10 Vermicomposting of Biowaste11мин
3.11 Biowaste Processing with Black Soldier Fly Larvae10мин
3.12 Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass13мин
3.13 Key messages Week 35мин
3.14 BONUS: Determining moisture content of biowaste mixtures8мин
3.15 BONUS: Determining C:N ratio of biowaste mixtures5мин
3.16 BONUS: Calculating the size of an anaerobic reactor8мин
3.17 BONUS: Constructing an Anaerobic Fixed Dome Digester11мин
3.18 BONUS: Operating a Black Soldier Fly waste treatment facility5мин
Reading4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Slides - Week 310мин
Suggested readings - Week 310мин
Task - Tarea - Tâche10мин
Explication - Explicación - Explanation20мин
Quiz4 практического упражнения
Week 3 - English 30мин
Semana 3 - Español30мин
Semaine 3 - Français30мин
Your solution! 30мин
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2 ч. на завершение

Special waste fractions

The week covers special waste fractions, such as hazardous waste, healthcare waste, e-waste, plastic waste and construction and demolition waste. We will explain the key challenges and opportunities for an improved management in low- and middle-income settings. ******************** SEMANA 4 - FRACCIONES ESPECIALES DE LOS RESIDUOS SÓLIDOS: La semana abarca las fracciones especiales de los residuos sólidos, como los residuos peligrosos, los residuos sanitarios, los residuos electrónicos, los residuos plásticos y los residuos de la construcción y demolición. Explicaremos los principales desafíos y oportunidades de mejoramiento en entornos de medianos y bajos ingresos. ******************** SEMAINE 4 - DÉCHETS SPÉCIAUX: La semaine couvre les déchets spéciaux, tels que les déchets dangereux, les déchets médicaux, les déchets électroniques, les déchets plastiques et les déchets de construction et de démolition. Nous expliquerons les principaux défis et possibilités pour une meilleure gestion dans les contextes de revenus faibles et moyens. ...
Reading
10 видео (всего 84 мин.), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video10 видео
4.2 Mixed waste treatment9мин
4.3 Hazardous Waste Management10мин
4.4 Health Care Waste Management10мин
4.5 E-waste13мин
4.6a Plastic Waste Management - Theory8мин
4.6b Plastic Waste Management - Examples7мин
4.7 Construction and Demolition Waste8мин
4.8 Key Messages Week 44мин
4.9 BONUS: Rapid assessment of waste-to-energy projects11мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Slides - Week 410мин
Suggested readings - Week 410мин
Quiz3 практического упражнения
Week 4 - English30мин
Semana 4 - Español30мин
Semaine 4 - Français30мин
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автор: ESFeb 27th 2017

Great introduction. It covers a wide range of issues concerning waste management and I thought the material was relevant and reflected my own observations of waste management in developing countries.

автор: OSSep 30th 2016

great course and content, it gives you a clear view of how waste management is done nowadays in developing countries and prepares you to innovate on the upcoming future of a circular economy

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Dr. Christian Zurbrügg

Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development / Eawag

Imanol Zabaleta

Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development / Eawag

Félix Schmidt

Sanitary Engineering, Water and Waste Management / EPFL

О École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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