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Certificate Workshop on Municipal Solid Waste Management 2017/18

Applications are now called for the four day Certificate workshop on Municipal Solid Waste Management. The  Center for Sustainability of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Organizing the workshop at Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The Workshops details will be notified later.


Course Content

  • Municipal Waste Scenario and trends
  • Initiatives taken in the country in Solid Waste Management
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Waste Reduction and Reuse
  • Waste Recycling
  • Overview of Engineered Landfills for Municipal Solid Waste
  • Design and Construction of Landfills for Municipal Solid Waste
  • Sri Lanka Experience of Landfills
  • Innovations in landfills
  • Conversion of Open Dumps to Controlled Landfills
  • Waste to Energy
  • Technologies in Bio Gas Generation
  • Composting of municipal Solid Waste
  • Legal aspects of Solid Waste Management in Sri Lanka
  • Two Field Visits


Date:                    To be notified Later

Venue:                University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda

Course Fee:    Rs. 20,000/= Per Head 

Course fee Includes;

  • Two Field Classes
  • Course Materials
  • Lunch and Refreshments


For further Details, Please Contact;


Center for Sustainability

Department of Forestry and Environmental Science

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Phone: +94 11 2758414

Fax: +94 11 2802937

E Mail:

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