Learning Outcomes for this Module

After you have studied this Module you should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of sanitation and the sanitation ladder.
  • Describe the technical options for liquid waste management in urban and peri-urban settings.
  • Explain the waste management hierarchy and identify opportunities to minimise solid waste production.
  • Describe the complete process for both liquid and solid waste management, including collection, storage, transportation and treatment.
  • Understand the role and potential of private sector engagement in solid and liquid waste management.

Introduction to Urban Sanitation and Solid Waste Management

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