Waste Management

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Waste Management

Learn about all aspects of waste, including its effects on the planet, as well as sustainable methods for its management

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  • 40.000KWD
  • Course Includes
  • ISO 14000 Standards
  • Sustainable Alternatives
  • Impacts on Environment



Within the context of sustainable development, waste management practises and principles are extensively covered in this course. This includes a discussion on waste management's prospects and challenges, with a focus on how crucial sustainable practices are to protecting the environment. The course covers waste management from an international perspective, with a particular emphasis on case studies from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, including Kuwait, to show how waste management strategies are implemented in the real world.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, Learners should be able to:

  • Have a background in sustainable development goals and how waste management relates to resource recovery and waste reduction.
  • Recognise the effects that waste generation has on the environment, society, and economy.
  • Familiarise with regional (GCC) and international waste management techniques.
  • Examine how laws and regulations affect waste management, with a focus on Kuwait Regulations.
  • Understand Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and ISO14000 and ISO14001
  • Understand the concepts of the circular economy and waste-to-energy technology.

Key Topics:

  1. Overview of Waste Management: An explanation of waste and its several categories, historical waste management viewpoints and effects on human health and the environment.
  2. GCC and Kuwait Case Study: An overview of the waste production rates in the GCC and Kuwait, problems for the environment brought on by landfill mismanagement, policies and legislative frameworks pertaining to waste management.
  3. Reduction of Waste and Sustainable Development: Defining Sustainable Development, including how it pertains to the objectives of sustainable development and the effect that innovation and technology play in sustainable waste management.
  4. Resource Management and the Circular Economy: An Overview of the concepts and techniques for recovering materials and conserving resources.
  5. Overview of ISO 14001 and Environmental Management Systems (EMS): EMS integration with waste management procedures, the promotion of environmental sustainability through the use of ISO 14001.

  6. Environmental Policy and Legislation: Examining regional and global environmental regulations pertaining to waste disposal and the role of policy in encouraging proper disposal methods.

  7. Waste Auditing and Monitoring: Waste auditing techniques, monitoring and assessing waste management programmes' performance.



What you will learn

  • Waste types and how they are managed
  • Sustainable Waste Management
  • Applying ISO 14000 Standards
  • Kuwait's Waste Treatment Laws

Course Content

6sections • 6lectures 01H:29M
Session 1
Introduction to Waste Management
Session 2
Examine the core components of the environment on our planet in this extensive topic. We explore the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere to comprehend their interdependence and critical functions in maintaining the natural balance of the planet. We explore crucial issues like global warming, the ozone layer,  the greenhouse effect , and the costs of environmental degradation in greater detail, learning more about how they affect our environment.
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Session 3
investigate important facets of solid waste management. We identify the primary solid waste sources and evaluate the negative effects of waste buildup in cities. In order to reduce negative environmental effects, it is crucial to comprehend the value of efficient waste management as well as the many sorts of waste. In order to promote efficient waste management practises, we delve into the relevance of solid waste classification, along with key words and fundamental information.
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Session 4
-Environmentally compatible waste -Environmentally incompatible waste -Environmental management of pollutants -Stages and methods -Waste management -Recycling organic waste -Waste handling methods -Sanitary conditions
Session 5
-What is water pollution -Industrial wastewater pollution -Wastewater and industrial management -Technologies used in the treatment of industrial liquid waste -Biological treatment -Chemical treatment
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Session 6
highlighting important elements of waste management environmental planning. Understanding ISO 14000 standards and the goals of environmental management systems. As we analyse the legislation targeted at waste treatment, it is becoming increasingly important to comprehend the waste concerns in Kuwait and the Gulf area. additionally highlighting the significance of sustainable development.


  • General knowledge on Waste management

About Leader


Dr. Khalid Alenezi is a highly accomplished chemical engineer with extensive experience in research, education, and industry. With a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham and a solid academic background, Dr Khalid has made significant contributions to the field. Throughout his career, he has focused on the solubility of carbon dioxide in saline water and its related parameters. His research has involved studying anti-scalants, anti-foam agents, and utilizing atomic force microscopy. His work has not only expanded their expertise but also fostered collaborations with renowned researchers both within the UK and internationally. In addition to their research contributions, Dr Khalid has held various teaching positions, including assistant professor and associate professor at reputable institutions. he has demonstrated exceptional leadership as the Head of the Chemical Engineering Technology Department at the College of Technological Studies (CTS), where he was responsible for overseeing and managing the department's activities.

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