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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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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.

By Francisco M M

Dec 25, 2016

Very interesting and practical course, extremely valuable!!

By Sidhartha S

Apr 26, 2021

A very interesting course with so much to learn about MSW.

By Muhammad U F

Jun 15, 2020

Brief introduction of solid waste management was provided.

By Merlin H

May 29, 2020

interesting and hands-on course on solid waste management.

By Lulzim B

Mar 25, 2020

Best course ever. Very well strucked and very informative.

By Hawa M

Apr 9, 2018

This course was amazing. I have learned so much! Thank you

By Alcides T

Dec 27, 2016

Excellent course, very interesting and fun. I recomend it.

By Paul E A

Oct 12, 2020

Great course! Easy to understand and very informative! :)

By Samah B D B

Aug 15, 2020

Very helpful and interesting Course. Thank you very much.

By Nailya

Mar 28, 2020

Thank you for the course! Very interesting and inspiring.


Feb 26, 2020

through this course it enhanced my skills in this subject

By Antonio S G

Feb 14, 2017

Excelente curso y las materiales de trabajo muy extensos.

By M R

Jan 28, 2022

Excellent coaching and the entire course is well planned

By Mar77n L

May 13, 2020

Excelente curso, espero ponerlo en práctica en un futuro

By Franco P

Jun 9, 2017

Very complete overview of the basic of waste management!

By Jamaica A A C

Nov 15, 2020

Very informative. Thank you so much to all instructors!

By Pablo A N D S

Sep 23, 2019

Excelente curso para iniciarse en el tema. recomendable

By Michael S K

Aug 9, 2017

Very interesting and easy to follow. Awesome experience


May 4, 2020

Awesome course and well explained by all the lecturers