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Waste Management Training from A to Z

In the framework of the Swiss cooperation in Maghreb, Mashreq and West Africa, sba organises regularly a 1 week practical training on waste management and recycling. The training includes theoretical and technical presentations, field work and meetings with professionals in waste managements. To know about the next training session, please contact sba. Special deals can be agreed upon with corporate organisations or municipalities.

Course Objective


Thanks to this course, participants will acquire :

Target Audiance


The future participants need to have basic theoretical or practical knowledge of waste management. This course is limited to 30 technicians and managers, especially :

Course duration and programme


The training week lasts 5 days. Field work and visits are a major component. 3 days are dedicated to site visits of waste management centres, enterprises and collectors. The programme also includes a global theoretical introduction on solid waste, the regulation and the principles of recyclable waste management. The participants will be able to grasp and understand concretely the stakes in waste management and the principals of recycling; most importantly, by linking the Swiss situation with their own countries.

During the training, the participants develop a case study on the elaboration and the implementation of a waste management structure in their own country. This practical work will help them grasp the complex mechanisms at stake in waste management. The participants will elaborate a concrete project adapted to their countries and think of all the possible steps to take.

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