Hygiene and Environmental Health Module: 18.  Introduction to the Principles and Concepts of Waste Management

Study Session 18  Introduction to the Principles and Concepts of Waste Management


In this study session you will learn about the basic concepts and principles of waste management. The definition of common terms and discussion of the concepts, principles and classification of wastes will help you understand the subject of waste management. You will also learn about the public health importance of solid waste and liquid waste management, and be introduced to the basic principles and process of waste decomposition. This is relevant for you to understand how waste is decomposed and can be treated or made safe from pathogenic organisms.


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Learning Outcomes for Study Session 18