Sustainability Education Series - 6. WASTE MANAGEMENT

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  • Training
  • Online
  • Duration:
    Flexible
Description

This training module identifies strategic measures for creating or enhancing a comprehensive waste management plan to include understanding waste streams, measuring current/baseline waste generation, completing a facility-wide waste assessment, identifying resources, ensuring compliance with regulations, adopting an integrated waste management program, tracking and monitoring the program, and training/educating employees. The Sustainability Education Series bears the approval of The U.S. Green Building Council / Green Building Certification Institute. Therefore, these On-line courses in the Sustainability Education series can be used by LEED Professionals towards receiving Continuing Education credits. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a system used to rate buildings, homes and neighbourhoods on their 'green' construction, performance. Concise online sustainability training courses on a variety of different topics - with action steps to actually plan for sustainability, directives to manage waste and what can be recycled, providing accountability for corporations and government agencies. Each training topic is presented in a small group (2-6) of 15-minute modules, meaning it's easy to fit green e-learning into even the busiest workday schedule. These courses are self-paced and the user can leave and comeback to your course at anytime, on demand. Customer Support is offered by email.
Suitable for: 1. Managers and Supervisors who will be involved in the implementation process of an organizations' quest for becoming more energy efficient and in planning sustainability and energy saving programs. 2. All employees who need to be provided with information supporting their employers' sustainability initiatives. 3. LEED® professionals who want to earn CEU hours.

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Video/graphics card: nVIDIA GeForce 2, GeForce 4mx, or better; or ATI Radeon 8500, 9250 or better High-speed internet (Cable or DSL) Processor: 800MHz Pentium III or better Memory: 256MB or better Browser: Preferred - Firefox or Chrome with an up-to-date Flash plug-in or Internet Explorer version IE8+ Active Scripting: Enabled (Tools>Internet Options>Security>Custom Level) If you have any access problems, consider using the Mozilla Firefox browser (rather than Internet Explorer, Netscape, or Safari). If you do not have Firefox, you may download it from the Mozilla website.

Course programme

The Waste Management series identifies strategic measures for creating or enhancing a comprehensive waste management plan to include understanding waste streams, measuring current/baseline waste generation, completing a facility-wide waste assessment, identifying resources, ensuring compliance with regulations, adopting an integrated waste management program, tracking and monitoring the program, and training/educating employees. At the conclusion of this series and successful completion of the post-module tests, the student will be able to:
• Describe the evolution of waste management and recycling.
• Describe the responsibilities involved with transporting and methods for tracking waste materials.
• Discuss commercial recycling facilities, including commonly recycled materials and environmentally unfriendly recyclable materials.
• Explain the process for planning and managing facility waste.
• Describe the collection, handling, and disposal of solid waste.
Module Titles:
o Waste Concepts are a Part of History
o Tracking and Transporting Waste
o Solid Waste Principles
o What Can Be Recycled
o A Plan To Begin Managing Your Waste
o Contractual Guidelines are a Must

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Comments: The Sustainability Education Series is comprised of a suite of 50 online, training modules. Each of the eleven training topics is delivered in 15-minute modules and has gained USGBC/GBSI approval. Each training module provides information and directions for facilitating and developing key sustainability initiatives. These training modules deliver practical, hands-on application for each topic. This training series is for any company or government who is establishing an effort for awareness and who desires to educate employees with a high-quality curriculum.
Contact person: Smita

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