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Certificate in Sustainable Resource Management

SRM Infrastructure (SRM04new)

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
  • 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