|Name||Waste management system|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Post-graduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Environmental Engineering and Management|
|Faculty||Department of Environment and Energy Systems|
|Academic staff||Jūlija Gušča, Dagnija Blumberga, Jeļena Pubule|
|Credit points||3.0 (4.5 ECTS)|
Subject “Waste management system” is focused on identification, classification, assessment of environmental impacts and risks prevention of waste flows. Waste management system is evaluated as a part of good management practice at process and enterprise levels and the processes of waste management are modeled for optimisation of the system. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|To get knowledge about the impact of waste management system to linked processes and operation of enterprise. To understand and to define: (1) waste flows in enterprises; (2) on the basis of properties of the defined waste flows, to develop criteria for evaluation of waste management system; (3) to conduct an optimisation of waste management processes, incl. economic, technical, social, environmental aspects.|
Ability to evaluate waste system, its components and linked processes. - Examination: practical/lab. work, course work, exam.
Assessment criteria: is able to classify waste management system according to the properties of wastes, incl. risk assessment.
Ability to evaluate the impacts to the environmental created by waste management system. - Examination: practical/lab. work, course work, exam. Assessment criteria: is able to develop quantitative and qualitative criteria for assessment of waste management system.
Ability to develop minimization strategies of waste flows. - Examination: practical/lab. work, course work, exam. Assessment criteria: able to develop and calculate the model for optimization of waste management system.
|Course prerequisites||Chemistry, environmental pollution.|