Waste Management and Circular Economy

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Istanbul - Turkey , 20240923 23 - Sep - 2024 5 - Day $5,950 Register
Dubai - UAE , 20241111 11 - Nov - 2024 5 - Day $4,950 Register


Waste management and the circular economy are pivotal for promoting sustainability, resource efficiency, and environmental protection. Global consumption patterns with increasing complexity and volume of generated waste urge the need to optimize waste management continuously. We can create a more sustainable and resilient economy that meets current and future generations’ needs by optimizing production, and consumption, and managing materials and waste. This, in turn, requires the coordination of activities of the different stakeholders, including manufacturers, regulatory authorities, consumers, and waste disposal companies.

This Waste Management and Circular Economy training course analyses the Waste Generation Sectors. The participants will understand the Circular Economy Perspective on a global scale. The course will cover the crucial elements of Environmental Implications related to Waste Management and Circular Economy. In this regard, you will also learn the various aspects of Planning, Pricing, and Policies.


At the end of this Waste Management and Circular Economy training course, delegates will:

  • Learn to differentiate between the different types of waste.
  • Develop your skills in assessing the risks involved in waste management.
  • Understand the link between waste management and pollution.
  • Apply waste management protocols based on global environmental treaties.
  • Develop an understanding of the transition to the circular economy model.


This “Waste Management and Circular Economy Program” is useful for various professionals including:

  • Health, safety, and environmental professionals
  • Personnel of waste management companies
  • Regulatory compliance officers
  • Local environmental authorities
  • Companies operating landfill sites


This highly practical and results-oriented “Waste Management and Circular Economy Program” training course is based on adult learning concept. The facilitator will give plenty of input and then help participants to make sense of the themes through discussion and practice. It incorporates short inspiring demonstrations, roles play and practice to enhance learning. There will be ample time for Q&A, discussions with ‘return to work’ action planning. The program will reinforce key concepts within an inspiring and engaging learning environment.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.


Module 1 - Introduction to Waste

  • KeyTopics:

    • Waste classification criteria.
    • The waste management chain and resource allocation.
    • The waste hierarchy – From production to final disposal.
    • Definition of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
    • The waste management industry – Who are the stakeholders?

Module 2 - Waste Management - The Waste Generation Sectors

  • KeyTopics:

    • Domestic/Municipal waste – Treatment and applications.
    • Commercial and industrial waste.
    • Hazardous waste.
    • Medical and toxic waste.
    • Introduction to regulations and best practices.
    • Material flow and resource productivity.
    • Achieving recycling and resource productivity targets.

Module 3 - The Circular Economy Perspective

  • KeyTopics:

    • Definition according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
    • Sustainable consumption and production – The hotspots analysis tool.
    • Raw materials global spread, use, and depletion.
    • Energy use.
    • Water use and scarcity.
    • Division of responsibilities.
    • Role of Local Authorities

Module 4 - Environmental Implications

  • KeyTopics:

    • Environmental impact of waste management.
    • Water, land, and air pollution.
    • Difference between pollution & contamination.
    • Air pollution and health impacts.
    • Climate change – Greenhouse gas emissions.
    • Recent regulatory developments.
    • Implementing the packaging law.
    • Fighting illegal dumping.

Module 5 - Planning, Pricing and Other Policies Towards A Circular Economy

  • KeyTopics:

    • Prevention of contamination.
    • Landfill sites – The most common method of organized waste disposal.
    • Environmental ethics.
    • Planning for sustainable waste management.
    • Economic instruments to reduce waste production and landfilling.
    • Circular economy as a pillar of the climate mitigation policy.
    • Towards a circular procurement process.
    • Engaging stakeholders and increasing transparency.

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