Details of Courses

Waste Materials & Circular Economy
LECTURERS: Dr. Gisela Weibel, Dr. Mirjam Wolffers
SCOPE:(Update follows!) Characterisation of solid wastes, long-term geochemical behaviour in the environment, feasibility of recycling, disposal options, regulations.
CATEGORY: Applications
ECTS Credits:1.5
REQUISITES:A minor part of the course will deal with local Swiss regulations, with some handouts in German. However, no previous knowledge of German is required for the course or examination
FREQUENCY:biennially in fall semester, held in odd years
CONTENTS:(Update follows!) Introduction to the concept and challenges of recycling of waste materials as part of a circular economy.
ASSESSMENT:Written or oral examination

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.