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Intro to Recycling Course

Author: Northern California Recycling Association, 2005. Gary Liss, Instructor NCRA offers this course to help train people who would like a quick overview of recycling by presenting an inexpensive three-day course at a convenient location. Click here to view the

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The State of Composting in the US: What, Why, Where & How

Author: Institute for Local Self-Reliance This executive summary explains what composting is and why it is important; summarizing model programs, technologies, and systems; and providing a national and state-by-state snapshot of activities, infrastructure needed, and policy opportunities. It concludes with

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University of Maryland

Author: Sustainable UMD Click here to view the document: Sustainable UMD Campus Document Description: Includes internship as well as student project opportunities Year Published: 2020 File Uploaded?: n/a Website Link: https://sustainability.umd.edu/campus/waste Categories included: outreach and education, training and curricular Keywords

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Oregon State Program

Author: Oregon State University Click here to view the document: Oregon State Program Document Description: Recycling 101 is an online, eight-part, self-paced course created in partnership with the Association of Oregon Recyclers. Modeled after Oregon’s Master Composter class. $65 fee

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Sustainable Operations

Author: Vance A. Merolla Click here to view the document: n/a Document Description:  In this course, students will work to understand and communicate the importance of incorporating  sustainability at each step along the value chain, including product design, procurement, distribution,

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Intro to Recycling Course

Author: Gary Liss Click here to view the document: Intro to Recycling Course Syllabus (n/a) Document Description: NCRA offers this course to help train people who would like a quick overview of recycling by presenting an inexpensive three-day course at

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Cultures of Waste and Recycling

Author: Dorthy Noyes Click here to view document: Cultures of Waste and Recycling Syllabus Document Description: This course explores the notion of the residual: what is left over, useless, unclassifiable. We will explore the customary management of communal resources, both

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Author: Professor Dr. Ashraf Ghaly, P.E. Click here to view the document: Waste Management and Recycling Syllabus Document Description:  Introduction to various sources of hazardous, non-hazardous, biodegradable, and non-biodegradable waste materials. Focus areas are landfill systems, geosynthetics, geotextiles, geomembranes, geonets,

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Resource Management and Zero Waste for Communities

Author: Gregory Warren-Instructor Click here to view the document: Resource Management and Zero Waste for Communities Syllabus Document Description: This course will identify how resource management and zero waste policies and programs are developed within a community, what type of

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Introduction to Sustainable Resource Management

Author: Judi Gregory Click here to view the document: n/a Document Description: This course will look at upstream practices that reduce waste during the manufacturing and distribution of products, as well as downstream practices to collect, reuse, recycle and compost

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