Learning Outcomes for Study Session 8

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

8.1  Define and use correctly each of the terms printed in bold. (SAQs 8.1 and 8.2)

8.2  Use the waste hierarchy to identify the best ways of dealing with different wastes. (SAQ 8.2)

8.3  Give examples of how people and organisations can reduce waste. (SAQ 8.3)

8.4  Explain the benefits of separating solid waste. (SAQ 8.4)

8.5  Explain the processes for composting and for producing biogas from organic wastes. (SAQ 8.5)

8.1  The waste hierarchy and the ‘3 Rs’