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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....

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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.


May 11, 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.

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By Husain S

Dec 30, 2020

very informative course with organized way of digesting the modules. Keep it up.

By Mohammad N

Sep 18, 2020

the content is awesome and the concepts are thoroughly cleared by expert faculty

By Deivy G

Jun 21, 2020

Excelente. El contenido es bastante completo, práctico y ajustado a la realidad.

By Zanchi J

Jun 8, 2017

Extremely instructive and enriching, thanks to clear and passionate instructors.


Jun 5, 2016

very clear and precise teaching methods. very informative and practical lessons.

By Annabelle S

Feb 24, 2016

Dynamique, très bien structuré et intéressant! Jusqu'à présent mon MOOC préféré!

By Charandeep S

Jun 19, 2021

It was nice to been teach with such a good teachers like dr. christian zurbrugg

By Si T T

Dec 14, 2020

Very useful for learner who eager to learn for municipal solid waste management

By Sivabalan S

Jun 19, 2020

An eye opening course that everyone interested in waste management should take.

By Deleted A

Jan 13, 2018

excelente curso todo muy bien explicado y con excelente material para estudiar.


Dec 28, 2016

Excelente curso, muchas gracia por los conocimientos, muy agradecido y saludos.

By Deepti S

Jul 27, 2016

Excellent overview and lecture courses of the various aspects of the SWM chain.

By Wilson D T C

Sep 23, 2020

This was the best curse of Municipal Solid Waste Management, Thank you so much

By Sanchez C

Apr 15, 2016

I am excited about recycling , definitely I am going to start to do composting


Jul 23, 2021

Excelently designed and explained very well about all the topics they covered

By Aditya K S

May 2, 2020

Amazing Course. Got a beautiful insight into Municipal Solid waste management

By Kapil K

Feb 23, 2020

The best course among other good courses I have ever come across on Coursera.

By Gichinga W

Jan 5, 2020

educative, interesting and creates an awareness.......want to read more, more

By Kalumba K

Nov 26, 2017

Very useful course. Has made it easy to understand solid waste management. I

By Dalumura H U L

Aug 21, 2021

I highly recommended this course for those who are interested in this field.


Jul 2, 2020

Got to improve my knowledge in the field of Municipal Solid Waste Management

By ap G

Apr 17, 2019

This course was a great help in my understanding towards garbage management.


Jul 5, 2020

excelente curso, didáctico, acorde a nuestra realidad y muy bien elaborado.

By Romeo F O P

Jun 16, 2016

This is a very interesting and complete course about solid waste managment.

By Wander C D

Feb 22, 2016

Good information and acknowledge received by this course. Congratulations !