Agriculture & Fisheries > Environment

Waste Generation Aspects
Nyakora Jared
Kenyatta University
Spring 2021



Have you come across large piles of garbage in neighborhoods and streets, or smelly waste disposal sites polluting the environment? Are you also convinced that improvements are necessary and do you want to know what kind of sustainable solutions are appropriate to better manage waste and enhance recycling and recovery? If yes, this course is for you! 

This course provides an overview of the municipal solid waste Generation and management situation covering key elements of the waste management system, with its technical, environmental, social, financial and institutional aspects. Besides understanding the challenges you will learn about appropriate and already applied solutions through selected case studies. The course also covers strategic planning and policy issues discussing future visions for waste management and the aspect of a circular and green economy. Considering the importance of the organic waste fraction, the course covers several organic waste treatment technology options such as composting, anaerobic digestion, and some other innovative approaches. 

Courses List

No. Course Format File Date
1 Lecture 1 2021-07-19
2 Lecture 2 2021-07-19
3 Lecture 3 2021-07-19
4 Lecture 4 2021-07-19
5 Lecture 5 2021-07-19
6 Lecture 6 2021-07-19
7 Lecture 7 2021-07-19
8 Lecture 8 2021-07-19
9 Lecture 9 2021-07-19
10 Lecture 10 2021-07-19
11 Lecture 11 2021-07-19
12 Lecture 12 2021-07-19
13 Exam 2021-07-19