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Waste Management


Waste is ubiquitous in everything we do: it could be what we produce in our homes, what a factory produces when making our electronic devices, or what is produced within a healthcare setting.  It must all be treated following a strict waste hierarchy.  Do you know what the different waste types are?  Do you always recycle correctly?  Do you know how waste is treated?  In this module, we will consider the legislation placed on local authorities and businesses, the different types of waste including food and biodegradable waste, hazardous waste, electronic waste and clinical waste and how the waste is treated.

This is an SCQF Level 11 module and upon successful completion, participants will be awarded 20 credits.



This module will last for 11 weeks.  A full timetable will be published in advance of course commencement. 

This class is scheduled to run on a Thursday afternoon, 1pm to 5pm.  The first class is Thursday 5th October, with the final class on 14th December.  Classes will be face to face and held on the Paisley Campus.


Course presenter

This module will be delivered by Dr Iain McLellan.

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