Waste Awareness and Waste Minimisation

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Overview

This course is designed to introduce waste minimisation and provide an overview of how to implement a waste minimisation program. Waste minimisation provides many benefits to companies including aiding in legislative compliance, finding and saving hidden costs, and running the business more efficiently.

Pre-requisites

There are no entry qualifications required for this environmental training course.

Course content includes:

  •  An introduction to waste “What is waste?
  •  An overview to relevant waste legislation,
  • An introduction to waste minimisation-fundamental concepts including the waste hierarchy and the approaches taken to achieve continual improvement,
  • Techniques used to identify waste streams including waste audits and waste mapping,
  • An overview of planning, implementing and maintaining a working waste minimisation program.

Outcomes

Upon completion the candidate should:

  • Have an understanding of what is waste, and the types of waste,
  • Be able to identify the principal pieces of waste legislation and their requirements,
  • Understand and be able to describe the waste hierarchy,
  • Understand the concepts behind waste mapping and be able to plan and conduct a waste audit,
  • Be equipped to be able to implement and maintain a waste minimisation programme.

Duration: 1 Day

 

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