Waste Management & Sustainability

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Dubai - UAE , 20221205 05 - Dec - 2022 5 - Day $4,750 Register


Increasing urbanization & industrialization leads to the overproduction of waste. It is causing negative impacts on our environment. Raw Materials sources are shrinking, and energy becoming more expensive around the world. Air, soil, and water pollution stands at high risk for sustainable development. Waste management is closely associated counter these issues, and traditional waste management system has failed to address these issues. Waste reduction and valorization need to be taken to the next level with a sustainable waste management solution to protect the environment and sustain the world for future generations.

This Waste Management & Sustainability training covers the modern practice of collecting, transporting, processing, or disposing of various waste materials. The participant will learn how to manage the waste more sustainably and cost-effectively to protect the environment and leverage the profit. With this Waste Management & Sustainability training, participants will gain knowledge in exploring opportunities in waste prevention, reuse, and recycling.


At the end of this Waste Management & Sustainability training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Gain Knowledge in sustainable waste & environmental management system
  • Understand different types of waste, their handling, storage, disposal requirements, and their potential effect on the environment.
  • Understand and apply the waste management hierarchy for sustainable development
  • Insight on roles of various personals in Contamination and Pollution Prevention
  • Understand modern waste disposal & treatment methods
  • Identification of waste minimization and recycling
  • A better understanding of the environmental impact of waste
  • Identification of the cost-effectiveness of managing waste efficiently
  • Gain insight into new recycling technologies & circular economy
  • Identification of legislation and ensuring compliance with waste regulations
  • Improve systems thinking skills for global and regional waste management sustainability


This Waste Management & Sustainability training course is useful for various professionals including:

  • Environmental Engineers
  • Health & Safety and Environmental Professionals
  • Staff responsible for managing Hazardous Wastes
  • Staff responsible for Contamination Issues
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Staff wishing to reduce risk and liability arising from polluting events
  • Technical Assistants and anyone who has a role to play in environmental matters of the organization
  • Emergency Personnel
  • All staff handling the disposal of waste


This training seminar will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information presented. The seminar is designed as a blended environment of presentation; workshops; group work; practical exercises; field application/ analysis; and general discussions.

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


Module 1 - Introduction to Waste Management & Environmental Management System

  • KeyTopics:

    • Introduction to Waste Management
    • Global environment issues
    • International legislation’ treaties and conventions
    • The concept of “Duty of Care
    • Environmental Management System
    • Introduction to ISO 14001, a specification for an environmental management system
    • Policy development & objectives setting
    • Identification of environmental aspects
    • EMS programs
    • Operational control
    • Emergencies preparedness
    • Setting up the environment audit
    • Non-compliances for improvement
    • The role of the Management Review

Module 2 - Hazardous Waste & Materials Handling

  • KeyTopics:

    • Definition of hazardous waste
    • Waste types & characteristics, focusing on oil industry waste (oil-based mud cuttings, norm, oily effluent waters, pyrophoric waste, sludge and scales, …)
    • Recordkeeping requirements
    • Waste container selection
    • Accumulation point and satellite management
    • Safety and health program for hazardous waste operations
    • Site characterization, analysis & site control
    • Waste prevention/ minimization/ re-use/ recycle
    • Chemical & radiation safety waste collection & transportation

Module 3 - Your Role in Contamination and Pollution Prevention

  • KeyTopics:

    • Health & Safety and Environmental Professionals
    • Staff responsible for managing Wastes
    • Staff responsible for Contamination Issues
    • Laboratory Technicians
    • Staff wishing to reduce risk and liability arising from polluting events
    • Technical Assistants and anyone who has a role to play in environmental matters of the Organization
    • Emergency Personnel
    • The Importance of Regular Reviews of Emergency Plans
    • Life Cycle Management of All Materials being Used in a Company
    • The 5R’s- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Rethink

Module 4 - Waste Disposal & Treatment Methods

  • KeyTopics:

    • Common waste disposal techniques
    • Landfill
    • Thermal desorption
    • Incineration
    • Bioremediation
    • Downhole injection
    • Land farming
    • Treatment of Water
    • Treatment of Solids
    • Treatment of Air Emissions

Module 5 - Recycling Technology & Circular Economy

  • KeyTopics:

    • Why recycling?
    • Challenges with critical raw materials (CRMS) and waste.
    • Waste prevention through chain optimization
    • Recycling economics
    • Deferent collection systems for recycling
    • Remanufacturing processes
    • Refurbishment processes
    • Re-use processes
    • Recycling processes

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