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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

CP
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.

ES
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 C E D

Nov 3, 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 Harish p

Oct 4, 2020

hi, the course is useful to understand the solid waste managements problems and techniques.

By Josselyn C

Aug 5, 2020

Muy buen curso, está actualizado, son temas con tendencia e importancia mundial.

Excelente.

By Umang A

Oct 17, 2016

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

By BALLETA, J B B

Oct 22, 2020

This is more helpful as a sanitary Engineer student. Thank you for creating this website.

By Maria A A E

Oct 6, 2020

The lectures in this course helped me better understand Municipal Solid Waste Management.

By Justin R S

Dec 7, 2016

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

By José H Z

Mar 7, 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 9, 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 J F

Sep 21, 2016

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

By Oscar F C

Apr 7, 2016

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

By Monserrat H

Nov 27, 2020

Excelente oportunidad para seguir aprendiendo y aplicar todo esto en proyectos futuros

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 24, 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.

By Gabriel M

Apr 9, 2017

The course is brief but intense and focused on key issues involving waste management.

By Dana D L M

Sep 22, 2016

very good course and gives a lot of information to apply in countries in development!

By Juliette T

Oct 12, 2020

I learned a lot about municipal waste, thank you to the engaged and passionate team!

By Ruhan L

Jul 6, 2020

Curso essencial para quem trabalha com resíduos sólidos em países em desenvolvimento

By Steffen B

Feb 13, 2017

Great course, bringing together practical international experience and basic theory!