ISWA

Winter School on Sustainable Waste Management including Landfill & Landfill Mining

2018 ISWA-SWIS Winter School and Scholarship Competition

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- Deadline for submissions is 30th September 2017

The objective of the ISWA-SWIS/City of Denton Winter School is to provide advanced knowledge in the field of waste management to an international audience of existing and emerging solid waste experts. 


Students as well as waste professionals are welcome!

At the joint ISWA and SWIS (Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability) Winter School at the University of Texas at Arlington, and the City of Denton, Texas, USA, the participants will have the opportunity to gain knowledge on the potential and challenges of sustainable waste management, including landfill and landfill mining.


The best aspect of the Winter School is the blend of training styles. The in-class, theory based training and hands-on, operational training are perfectly balanced - with one week dedicated to each. 


Themes covered include:

  • landfill siting, design and construction,
  • operation, 
  • landfill equipment, 
  • landfill leachate management, 
  • landfill gas management and utilization (LFGTE), 
  • including economic, health and sanitation aspects as well as
  • environmental risk assessment related to the landfill. 

Specialty areas such as perpetual or sustainable landfill, landfill design and operation and the landfill mining including feasibility, preliminary investigation, operation and management of landfill mining, and impact of landfill mining on sustainable waste management system will be extensively covered. Selected project case studies will be presented and discussed in depth.

 

Date

15 – 26 January 2018

 

Venue

The University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, USA (www.uta.edu)

The City of Denton, Texas (www.cityofdenton.com) 

 

Who should participate?

PhD and MA students from all over the world, WM professionals.

 

Registration:

will start in August 2017

 

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