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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.


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 Mohamed O H

Dec 9, 2020

Excellent course with an extensive reading list

By Omar H H

Apr 10, 2019

It is a great course, very useful and practical

By Donaji B L

Sep 28, 2018

Wonderful ideas to work for a sustainable world

By Virginia C

Apr 14, 2017

Excellent course, really interesting and useful


Jul 21, 2020

Very informative and good for Civil Engineers.


May 14, 2020

it is very important and useful course for all

By Edwin E

Jul 12, 2019

Lots of information and examples. Very useful!

By Meghana J

Mar 4, 2018

Very well explained! Simple and Comprehendable

By Dewi D

Mar 9, 2016

Really useful to applied in developing country

By Mr. A K D

Jan 5, 2022

Amazing content and to the point presentation


Sep 24, 2020

excellent training module, easy to understand

By Faruk R

Jan 20, 2020

Very good course with wonderful facilitators.

By Benoit P

Mar 19, 2018

Very thorough presentations by professionals.

By Geancarlo G

Nov 5, 2017

Excelent course, good topics and información.

By Pravin K

Mar 30, 2022

Wonderful course to understand basics of SWM

By Aryane C G d S

Jul 1, 2021

Amazing course. Very cleary and interesting.

By Shubham P

May 27, 2021

A very detailed and updated designed course.

By Julio C F S

May 14, 2019

Fue un curso completo! aprendí cosas nuevas.


Apr 1, 2018


By Jörg H

Feb 18, 2017

Excellent course! Very interesting subjects!

By Sairam P

Sep 27, 2016

This is a very useful and informative course


Mar 3, 2022

very good course for solid waste management

By Bomma R

Jun 6, 2020

great experience also very wonderful course

By Fernando M

Mar 11, 2022

Very well designed and excelent teachers!!

By Beatriz A

Jan 23, 2022

Fue un curso excelente y bastante completo