Continuing Education

Rethinking Solid Waste Management

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes

The magnitude and negative impacts of solid waste have become increasingly apparent, especially in regard to plastics and their presence in the oceans. As a result, there have been many approaches to rethinking what constitutes waste and how it can be avoided or used/managed in a more sustainable manner. This course explores these emerging approaches to waste management planning and illustrates them with current examples of solid waste management plans and initiatives from various countries around the globe. In the first part of this course, we’ll dig into the impact of our growing waste problem and some methods for rethinking this waste. In the second, we’ll provide guidance for the design of a sustainable community waste management plan.

Presented by Doug Pollard on behalf of Douglas Pollard Architect (retired).

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 This course is ONLINE: SELF-PACED. Experience it on your own schedule, at your convenience.

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This course is rated 4 SD symbols. The focus of this course is sustainable design. This course may qualify for USGBC approved GBCI CE Hours, please check course details pages for particulars. You can read more about the Sustainability Rating system.

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