Circular Economy, Recycling and Waste Management

Circular economy - environmental, business and design approaches
Circular and efficient material use - EU waste hierarchy, principles of upcycling, recycling and downcycling
Retention of material value in the cycles through recycling
Waste prevention and recycling in various industries, examples of best practices
Recognition of their interlinkages and actions at different levels
Study time
13.09.2022 - 31.12.2022
The scope of education
5 ETCS
Main instructor language
English
Form of study
Online studies
Location

LAB University of Applied Sciences, E-campus


STUDY LEVEL
Bachelor-level

Price
75 euros (VAT 0%)
Objectives
The student is able to
- to understand the principles and objectives of the Circular Economy in the context of resource efficiency
- to know the benefits and solutions of zero waste approach
- to know recycling industry solutions
- to know safe energy recovery and waste management solutions
More about implementation
Learning outcomes of the course
The student is able to
- to understand the principles and objectives of the Circular Economy in the context of resource efficiency
- to know the benefits and solutions of zero waste approach
- to know recycling industry solutions
- to know safe energy recovery and waste management solutions

Lectures, course assignments and exam.
Prerequisites
No prior learning requirements
Group size
Five places for the open UAS students
Study materials
Teacher(s) collect(s) and disseminate(s) the materials in the Moodle course platform
Lectures Dates
13.9.2022 12.00–16.00
20.9.2022 12.00–16.00
27.9.2022 12.00–16.00
4.10.2022 12.00–16.00
11.10.2022 12.00–16.00
18.10.2022 12.00–16.00
Teacher
Anne-Marie Tuomala, Sakari Autio
Evaluation scale
1-5
Evaluation criteria
Assignments and an exam
Registration

The places of the open UAS studies are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please note that the registration is binding.

The registration form will be published on this site by the start of the registration period.

Registration period
-
Terms of cancellation
The registration is binding. If the registration is cancelled during the registration period, there are no cancellation charges. If the registration is cancelled after the registration period but before the stated start date, a 50 % cancellation charge applies. If the registration is cancelled after the stated start date or not cancelled at all, the full price will be charged. Cancellations must be made in writing to avoinamk@lab.fi

Open UAS
avoinamkatlab [dot] fi