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Certificate Course on Municipal Solid Waste Management 2018

Applications are now called for the four day Certificate Course on Municipal Solid Waste Management. The  Center for Sustainability of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Organizing the workshop at New Faculty Complex, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

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:                    21, 22, 23 & 24 March 2018

Venue:                University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda

Course Fee:    Rs. 18,000/= Per Head (Valid only for Pre-registrations up to 30th March)

Course fee Includes;

  • Two Field Classes
  • Course Materials
  • Lunch and Refreshments



Download the Application Form

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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