The ISWA Study Tour on Bio-Waste Management offers training in separate collection and recycling techniques of organic waste through a smart combination of seminars on theory and site visits showcasing state-of-the-art practices.
Participants will receive an introduction into the current EU waste management conditions with a focus on bio-waste, different approaches and community cooperation models, opportunities and possible solutions for bio-waste from municipal and commercial sources, key drivers and economics.
The technical site visits are an opportunity to see diverse biological treatment facilities for organic waste. And also to meet technology suppliers as well as international consultants and advisers. You will experience high level professional composting techniqes and quality management from large (100.000 t) quantities in cities to small scale (2000 t) in rural environments.
Focus topics in the program include:
Bio-waste experts will accompany the participants during the whole training course. Together with highly experienced scientific, policy and operational experts, we look forward to lively discussions and exchange of ideas for implementing and improving bio-waste separate collection and recycling techniques including composting, anaerobic digestion and bio-methane production.
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Please note that the Study Tour programme may be subject to change.
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|ISWA / 100NGO / ECN Member (incl. 20% VAT)||2640.00||2112.00|
*A total of 3 participants from 3 different low and lower middle-income economies (according to the current world bank list ) as well as 3 students may receive a 50% discount on the registration fee. The discount is awarded on a first come first serve basis.
Deadline for registration is 31 August 2018.
Registration fees cover course participation, accommodation and meals from Sunday evening 9th September for 5 nights, plus course material, refreshments as well as visits to operational facilities. All registration fees include 20% VAT.
Upon registration, participants accept all arrangements organized by ISWA. The organizers do not assume liability during field demonstrations and technical site visits. For more information about the course organisers, 100NGO, go to EU100NGO
Waste Management and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Properly managed collection, sorting and recycling systems play a strong role in the overall management of clean, healthy urban environments and the biosphere, as materials and toxic by-products are diverted from uncontrolled dumpsites. Morevover, the Circular Economy cannot develop without recycling of waste into marketable secondary resources.
See the ISWA short video highlighting the postivie role of biowaste management and United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals.