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Certificate in Sustainable Resource Management

SRM Infrastructure (SRM04new)


Description
Gain insight into the various systems needed to collect resources from residential, commercial and industrial establishments.

In this course, you’ll learn about:

-Different waste streams and collection categories
-Optimization of diversion and costs
-The types of bins and carts that are available and best for each situation
- Sorting, processing and marketing of recyclable materials
- Material management options: WTE, MRF, Landfill, Incineration, Compost facilities
- Contamination impacts and resolution
- Evaluation of carbon footprint, greenhouse gas emissions, job potential, and life cycles of various options
- Tools and metrics to design, implement, and oversee sustainable management programs

Instructor: Jack Debell
Content
  • Introduction to SRM Infrastructure
  • Collection Systems
  • Diversion by Design
  • SRM System Infrastructure
  • Understanding Commodities and Markets
  • SRM Infrastructure Summary
  • Supplemental Resources
  • Assignment
  • Comprehension Assessment and Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed