Solid waste management

Course contents
  • Waste:
    - Waste reduction
    - Primary measures
    - Secondary measures
    - Mechanical waste treatment plants
    - Biological waste treatment plants
    - Thermal waste treatment plants (incl. flue gas purification)
    - Waste storage/disposal sites
    - Types of disposal sites and technologies
    - Contaminated sites
    - Exploration, examination, evaluation and remediation
    Excursions (e.g. to AVE Wels or Lenzing)
    Recycling of:
    - Waste paper
    - Waste glass
    - Plastic
    - Iron, steel, scrap metal
    - as well as current trends in recycling technology