CIVL 672 Sustainable Waste Management

3 semester hours

Overview of the regulatory constraints associated with waste management. Application of current technology in municipal solid waste collection, handling, resource recovery, and safe disposal of residuals including landfill design, operation, gas mitigation, and closure. General characterization of principal industrial wastes, typical treatment processes used for recycling, waste reduction, and safe disposal of residuals. Hazardous waste characterization and minimization, storage, treatment, and residuals disposal; overview of site assessment and remediation strategies.

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