Waste Management & The Circular Economy

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Waste Management & The Circular Economy
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 2031
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Certificate of Attendance Limerick Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

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Duration 10 weeks, 3 hours per week. Thursday, 6.30pm - 9.30pm Plus one Saturday for a laboratory demonstration.
Course Fee

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Entry Requirements There are no formal academic entry requirements.
Financial Support

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A LIT Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.

Flexible Learning Withdrawal And Refund Policy
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Course Content Aims
The learner will gain an appreciation of environmental sustainability, applied integrated waste management and the importance of the circular economy. The course also enables the learner to be aware of waste treatment processes and resource recovery potential of waste streams linking with the circular economy as applied to the biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical industry.
Subjects Taught

• Ecosystems sustainability and the importance of waste management
• Waste classification, in the biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical industry
• Legislation: European and Global; Packaging Waste Regulation and producer respons...

Assessment Method Class activities; informal assessment
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802
Email: Flexible@lit.ie

For academic queries:
Contact: Josephine Treacy
Location LIT Moylish