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ES 4135
Sustainable Use of Resources and Waste Management - Level 6
Integrated Solid Waste Management with emphasis on Waste Prevention, Reuse, Recycling and Composting. Discussion of principles and policies aiming at Zero Waste societies. Discussion of Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems based on current Environmental E.U Policy. Economic and regulatory tools applied in order to promote prevention, reuse and recycling strategies and implementation of the “polluter pays principle”. Discussion of disposal options, landfills and incinerators, with emphasis on their environmental impacts.
Prerequisites: ES 1010
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/0/3
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