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About the Course

Have you come across large piles of garbage in neighbourhoods and streets and smelly waste disposal sites polluting the environment of low- and middle-income countries? Do you want to know what kind of sustainable solutions are appropriate to better manage waste and enhance recycling and recovery? If yes, this course is for you! This course provides you with an overview of the municipal solid waste management situation in low- and middle-income countries. It covers key elements of the waste management system, such as its technical, environmental, social, financial and institutional aspects. Besides understanding the challenges, you will be introduced to appropriate and already applied solutions through selected case studies....

Top reviews

CP
Aug 14, 2020

Understandable and easy to access to reading materials recommended in each modules. Benefits to current jobs and will recommend this course to colleagues who have no background on this issue to study.

ES
Feb 26, 2017

Great introduction. It covers a wide range of issues concerning waste management and I thought the material was relevant and reflected my own observations of waste management in developing countries.

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By Jasper N

Jul 4, 2018

The Information presented was eye opening, and simple.Thanks to the all faculty members.Jasper Edet Nkumah.

By Ceidge R

Oct 13, 2017

Very helpful backgrounder in low to mid income countries. Helpful starter course for aspiring waste experts

By Jomo N

May 3, 2017

Great course with practical real world examples and the content is easy to relate to my country! Excellent!

By Tayim M A

Dec 13, 2016

very instructive and gives important ideas on hands-on and affordable waste management treatment approaches

By 胡启涛

Oct 29, 2016

Thank you for providing such environmental concerning course. There we can do a lot to enhance our society.

By Maja J

Sep 19, 2019

Extremely informative course for anyone interested in sustainable development of global cities and beyond.

By Juan J M T

Sep 8, 2019

Excelente curso para obtener un panorama general del manejo de residuos y las implicaciones que con lleva.

By Dirk v d M

Aug 15, 2019

Very strong and well prepared video material. Also lots of effort was put into extra content and readings.

By Richard R

Jan 27, 2018

Excellent course! I have been looking for this kind of content for long time.

Thanks a lot for sharing it!

By Francesco L

Jun 4, 2017

very interesting information to all the people involved in waste management including in developed country

By Prasanga M S

Apr 7, 2019

One of the most interesting waste management courses, provides good practical knowledge to subject area.

By Haimi T

Oct 20, 2017

Comprehensive course on municipal solid waste management suited to all levels of technical understanding.

By Mallika J

Jun 9, 2020

ii thank all the course instructor for such a wonderful course material and the insights shared bythem.

By María A N M

Apr 19, 2020

A very good, complete and didactic course that let us wanting leraning more about Municipal Solid waste

By Neil T

Apr 15, 2018

Excellent course, well delivered. Good introductions to topics, that leaves me inspired to learn more.

By Estefanía M

Aug 3, 2017

Muy útil para mi desarrollo profesional y con mucho material extra que ayudará a mantenerme actualizada

By Bonheur Y I

Sep 17, 2020

A very good course with more than enough reading materials. Every MOOC should be prepared like this!!!

By Ananya M

Oct 8, 2019

Very practical and thorough module at an easy-to-understand level. Loved the presentation and content.

By Oghenetega E

Nov 13, 2016

Love the rich graphics and reference materials highlighted in virtually all the modules of the course.

By SUNDARARAMAN S

Jun 28, 2020

very nicely documented and framed for easy learning on solid waste management in developing countries

By Tonio M

Apr 5, 2020

Excellent course on the subject. extensive readings lists and reference websites. highly recommended.

By Loreley L

Dec 26, 2018

Really interesting with technical and political aspects, deep enough to be useful. Thank you so much!

By Liudmila N

May 4, 2017

Really enjoyed the course. Lots of clear and well-structured information, many real cases. THANK YOU!

By Katherine F B

Sep 12, 2020

Excelente, mucha información de calidad muy bien explicada y demasiados recursos útiles. Me encanto!

By GUSTAVE I

Jun 15, 2016

This course is well presented and easy to understand. Congratulation to the authors of this course.