ISWA

 

 

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. 

 

Date

18 – 29 January 2016

 

Venue

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

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

Waste management professionals as well as students are welcome!

 

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RESULTS - 2016 ISWA-SWIS Winter School - Essay Competition

Winners of ISWA-SWIS Winter School Essay-Competition

The Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability (SWIS) at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Texas, USA is pleased to announce the “2016 ISWA-SWIS Competition on Sustainable Waste Management Essay” results.

 

We would like to thank all the participants for their interest and participation in the essay competition. Most of you did excellent job writing essays on many interesting topics.

 

After extensive review and consideration, we have finalized the list of candidates for the ISWA-SWIS Winter School Scholarship winners.

Programme

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 particular challenges of solid waste management in developing economies. 

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

Participants will learn to understand:

  • 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 area 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 of sustainable waste management system will be extensively covered. Selected project case studies will be presented and discussed to enhance learning experience.

 

 

PROGRAMME


Schedule  2016 ISWA-SWIS Winter School

Date

Time

Contents

18 Jan 2016

9am-12pm

Introduction, Discussion about Projects and Project Grouping

1pm-5pm

L1: Waste Management Overview

L2: Landfill Basics

L3: Waste Characteristics

19 Jan 2016

9am-12pm

L1: Landfill Operation - Equipment

L2: Working Face

L3: Waste Screening

1pm-5pm

L1: Leachate

L2: Leachate Issues

L3: Bottom Liner Design

20 Jan 2016

9am-5pm

Field Visit

Morning: Landfill Operations - Working Face, Landfill Equipments and Maintenance
Afternoon: Waste Sorting and Characteristics

21 Jan 2016

9am-12pm

L1: Leachate Generation Modelling

L2: Landfill Gas Basics and Landfill Gas Generation Model

1pm-5pm

L1: Fugitive Emission Monitoring and Odor Control

L2: Landfill Gas Collection System Design and Construction

L3: Landfill Gas to Energy

22 Jan 2016

9am-5pm

Field Visit:

Morning: Landfill Monitoring - Leachate Recirculations and Gas Collection System,Resistivity Imaging

Afternoon: Equipment

25 Jan 2016

9am-12pm

L1: Final Cover

L2: ET Cover System Design

L3: Slope Stability

1pm-5pm

L1: Bioreactor/ Biocell  Background

L2: Biocell/Bioreactor Design and Operation

L3: Monitoring Moisture Content

L4: Bio Future

26 Jan 2016

9am-5pm

Civil Engineering Laboratory Building (CELB) or Denton

27 Jan 2016

9am-5pm

Field Visit: Landfill Recycling Operations, Composting and Transfer Station

28 Jan 2016

9am-12pm

L1: Future Trends

L2: Landfill Mining - Basics

L3: Mining Operation - Case Study

1pm-5pm

L1: Mining Operation - Case Study

L2: Waste Economics and Business Development

29 Jan 2016

9am-12pm

L1: Waste Management and Health/Sanitation, SWANA 

1pm-5pm

Project Discussion and Presentation

6pm-10pm

Final Day Dinner and Presentation of Certificates

Programme is subject to change

 

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Registration fees

 

Fees:



 

Student

 

Professional

regular fee

low-lower-middle income economies*

regular fee

ISWA member fee

USD 500.- / EUR** 445.-

USD 300.- / EUR** 267.-

USD 1200.- / EUR** 1067.-

USD 900.- / EUR** 800.-

*according to current world bank list

**conversion rate as of xe.com on 21 September 2015

 

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