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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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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

AN

May 12, 2020

This course is very well designed and easy to understand because of dedicated and experience personnel who are delivering the content. Use of case study is well planned at various sections in course.

ES

Feb 27, 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 Alexis A

Apr 26, 2017

Very interesting, I learnt a lot on this topic. I hope I will be someday involved in these issues.

By Richard H

May 22, 2016

Excellent course. This aspect of economies should be included in any sustainable economics study.

By V D N K A

Jun 02, 2020

This is a excellent course . learned about lot of things related to MSWM in developing countries

By Olajide O M

May 21, 2020

This course is so relatable and helpful. It opens my eyes to the opportunity in waste management.

By marco m

Jul 19, 2017

Interesting course about Solid Waste management! Useful to improve the knowledge about this field

By Pradyuman S

Jun 14, 2020

Very good course for understanding the municipal solid waste management in developing countries.

By Utulu R

May 11, 2017

Extremely interesting course, a bit too technical but then again there's wasn't another approach

By Matteo F

May 29, 2016

Very interesting and well done. It's the first step in the MSW management if you are a beginner.

By Arnold T

May 27, 2016

Great content and very technical. Lecturers explain in detail all aspects of municipal waste.

By Samantha A P

Dec 26, 2019

Really interesting course on solid waste management. A lot of focus on current technologies.

By Juan C E D

Nov 03, 2017

Excelente, contenidos muy actualizados y estadísticas y datos desde perspectivas diferentes.

By Luiz C R d S

Jul 26, 2016

Well structured, comprehensive overview of SWM options appropriate for low-income countries.

By Umang A

Oct 17, 2016

Very informative and well designed as well.Including Case studies is very helpful as well.

By Justin R S

Dec 07, 2016

The course and material was excellent and I will be using in my present professional life

By José H Z

Mar 08, 2016

buen curso se adquiere experiencia y dan ganas de implementar estas políticas y practicas

By Michael R

Dec 17, 2017

This is an amazing course for beginner and or experienced waste professionals like mysel

By Rebeca E

Aug 09, 2017

This course helped me to increase my knowledge related to biowaste and how to manage it.

By Ricardo S

Jan 15, 2017

Great course! it has plenty of good information and for all aspects of waste management!

By Marta K

Jun 22, 2020

One of the best Coursera courses on waste management. Applicable and relevant globally.

By Daniel F

Sep 21, 2016

Excellent material, excellent teachers, funny and soft moments. Keep supporting EAWAG!

By Oscar F C

Apr 08, 2016

Excelente, muy bueno, y abarca mucho contenido y aspectos relevantes sobre la tematica.

By Anna K

Mar 10, 2018

Huge thanks to the team! It's a great overview of the main aspects in recycling theme.

By Niklas H

Sep 26, 2019

Well structured, entertaining, and also interesting for people with solid background.

By Edwin P A

May 25, 2019

Excelente curso. De muy buen nivel técnico y muy útil para las realidades de mi país.

By bimal b

Oct 28, 2018

Very useful course and well explained. Wish to learn more in depth on similar topic.