Waste Management in Sustainable Urban Development

Explore how sustainable urban developments, like The Sustainable City Dubai, incorporated the principles of waste reduction by implementing innovative approaches to waste management. Examine the tactics used to transform solid waste into clean energy, nutrient-rich compost, valuable recyclable materials, and environmentally friendly job opportunities.
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9 goal industry innovation and infrastructure
11 goal sustainable cities and communities
13 goal climate action


November 15, 2023


4 weeks

Delivery Method

Face-to-face or Online


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Why choose this course?

Position yourself at the forefront of a rapidly-evolving industry

Network with your industry peers globally

Drive policy change and transition towards sustainable waste management

Gain a competitive edge in your industry

Foster creativity and promote innovation in your organization

Identify investment opportunities and capitalize on emerging trends

Explore the latest waste management strategies and technologies

Master design & implementation of waste management solutions

Support UAE and global agendas at COP28 beyond

course topics

Gain knowledge and acquire new skills in Waste Management in Sustainable Urban Development through the following modules:

Type of Waste
Reduce, Reuse & Recycling of waste (3R model)
Waste Management Strategies
Monitoring & Reporting
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key takeaways

On successful completion of this unit a participant should be able to:

Define zero-waste and other types of waste and understand the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) in waste management.

Illustrate the efficiency of 3Rs in an urban development.

Implement monitoring and reporting of waste management in urban developments.

Recognize used cases of successful waste management strategies.

Apply the SEE Integrated Systems Thinking™ to evaluating, exploring and developing effective solutions in a range of complex builtenvironment contexts.

who is this course for?

Real estate developers and their employees.

Academics or researchers in the field of environmental science or solid waste management.

Government agencies responsible for environmental regulations and policy development.

Entry and mid-level managers of programs and systems serving local governments and other industry professionals.

Environmental engineers, Process engineers, Civil engineers, Project engineers, Sustainability Specialists/ Engineers/Consultants.

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course instructors

SEE Institute courses are created and delivered by the leading industry and education experts, who are at the forefront of sustainable change.   

Our faculty comprises experienced engineers who possess practical knowledge and skills for creating sustainable cities and are making headlines with their innovative perspectives.

By joining us, participants have the unique opportunity to learn from and network with our experts, gaining valuable insights and connections that can benefit their personal and professional growth.

Dr. Mohamed Irfan

Program Director

Dr. Irfan is our experienced Program Director responsible for continuously evolving our curriculum to anticipate future developments and innovation.

He works closely with leading experts to expose students to diverse perspectives and uses unique innovation frameworks and strategies to help students move from concept to action, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth. Go from ‘thinking’ to ‘doing’ with Dr. Irfan’s guidance and expertise. He manages programs with world-class faculty to provide students with the highest quality education.

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