813337 Waste logistics

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2019/20
Languages of instruction


* Concept of waste logistics
* Legal requirements
* Waste generation
* Collection schemes
* Management of complex products
* Assessment methods
* Industrial commercial waste logistics

Previous knowledge expected

For this course (in the master program) basic knowledge of Waste management is expected.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Specialised lectures on waste logistic related topics.
After the successful pass of this course, the participants are able to understand and assess waste management systems including the sub-systems of waste generation, waste collection and recycling from a planning point of view. The participants then are familiar with the collection and treatment of different waste streams and understand the implementation of assessment methods like Life Cycle Assessment.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.