Waste Management and Resource Minimization training course

Course venues and dates

1 day course

Dublin: 14 November 2018


Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will:

  • Understand the need for and benefits of modern waste management,
  • Understand legal requirements,
  • Understand best waste practice,
  • Be competent in planning and implementing a waste minimisation programme. 


Course programme

  • Waste management in Ireland,
  • Environmental and safety aspects of waste,
  • Waste definitions and types,
  • Waste legislation and enforcement,
  • Best practice in waste handling and storage,
  • Waste hierarchy and reduction, reuse and recycling,
  • Waste minimisation and benefits of,
  • Eight-step approach to waste reduction,
  • Practical waste management including development of procedures, record-keeping, monitoring and auditing,
  • Case studies and references. 


Who should attend

Personnel who want to ensure waste is dealt with in a legally responsible manner, who want to gain an understanding of waste and its proper management and would like to achieve long-term savings.
The course will also be of interest for those who wish to establish a waste minimisation programme as part of continuous improvement of an organisation’s environmental performance.

Course brochure: Waste Management and Resource Minimization training course


See what our customers say

“Douglas has demonstrated incredible knowledge in the area of Waste Management. He has simplified the process, provided substantial knowledge for managing the category and delivered adequate training to ensure the targets are achievable within the group’’  Denise Slevin – Systems, Services & Indirect Group Procurement Manager – Dawn Meats Group


Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or email us


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