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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

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.

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 Juan F d L I

Aug 2, 2017

Indispensable para la gente que le interesa la GRSM o Comunitarios

By Carlos P A

Dec 13, 2016

Very good course, interesting, well explained and really complete!

By Juan F H G

Nov 13, 2016

Genial, es muy útil para aplicarlo en la administración municipal.

By Julio D l P

May 26, 2016

Es un curso muy entendible y desde luego con grandes aportaciones.

By Ernesto I L E

May 31, 2020

Excelente los contenidos del curso., muy buenos los instructores.

By Praval S

Aug 28, 2019

A good primer to the various aspects of solid waste management!

By Georgina K Z M

Jun 30, 2017

Excelente para un nivel básico, didáctico y fácil de comprender

By Stefano B

Feb 21, 2017

the course is super! full of useful information! don't miss it!

By Youcef O

Dec 24, 2016

thank you Lecturer for this course I'm really grateful for you.

By Cecilia G

Oct 8, 2016

Super, una herramienta que sin duda es para compartirse.


By Ranaivondrambola M

Mar 25, 2016

thanks for this course. very interesting and easy to understand

By Katherine G J

Nov 3, 2020

Excellent Course. One of the best I've taken. Congratulations.

By Peter F

Oct 22, 2018

A super start point for understanding different waste cultures

By Nila M

Nov 15, 2016

Es un tema que está a la vanguardia con los problemas locales.


Feb 25, 2021

Excelentes expositores y contenido, altamente recomendable :D

By Alvin M

Nov 27, 2020

i enjoyed the course, it was very interactive and informative

By Abhisekh C

Nov 12, 2020

The course concept is very interesting and thought provoking.

By Ashlesha P

Jun 6, 2020

excellent elaborative course,covers all aspects of the topic.

By Thomas M Z

Jan 4, 2017

I hope this course help me in my professional career. Thanks!


Dec 2, 2016

such a great topic & interesting one. Thanks for this course

By Toure M

Mar 13, 2016

Thanks go to eawag and coursera for that wonderful initiative


Jun 29, 2020

Very good knowledge gained on solid wastes and their managem

By Kulee M K

Jan 5, 2020

The course is simply excellent, I can't rate it high enough.

By edward l

Feb 17, 2017

i rate this course five star and how do i get my certificate

By Patricia G

Jan 5, 2017

Excelente curso! Gracias por toda la información brindada.