This module provides an introduction to the problem of open burning of waste and to a wide range of best practices to implement against open burning of waste, including an explanatory video.
This module offers an overview of the situation of the participating SADC countries on open burning of waste, principles of risk assessment and waste collection schemes implementation.
This module explores the different causes and actors of waste abandonment and littering, before suggesting solutions to fight the problem and case studies.
This module lists different best practices of different sectors to reduce and eliminate open burning of waste: agricultural, medical, industrial and construction and demolition sectors. This module includes also a video.
This modules offers an overview of the private and informal sector, and their different roles in waste management systems, introducing concepts like extended producer responsibility. This module comes with a video.
This module focuses on landfills, the protection of workers and occupational health as well as best practices for safe landfills, including guidelines and protocols.
This module introduces the technique of composting, explaining the concepts of anaerobic digestion (bio-gas) and mechanical biological pre-treatment (pre-MBT).
This module presents the different classifications of healthcare waste and how to manage it, with a special focus on COVID-19 related waste.