for the Diversion of Biodegradable Municipal Waste from Landfill
An exciting new CPD accredited
training course has been developed by Enviros Consulting - with
support from FÁS - for personnel at all levels who have a
role in the waste decision-making process.
The New Technologies Training Programme is a thoroughly
comprehensive training programme which combines practical management
theory and principles on the implementation of waste technologies,
with the unique style of delivery from Enviros Consulting.
The course will contribute to the development of knowledge
and skills to enable decision-makers to evaluate waste technologies
and provide objective advice as part of a decision-making
process for the treatment of Biodegradable Municipal Waste
(BMW) that will reduce Ireland's reliance on landfill.
The course comprises of a number of key units and contains
exercises to provide opportunities for participants to demonstrate
the achievement of the intended learning outcomes of the course.
To gain full accreditation for the course, delegates
should attend all two days of the course.
Who should attend?
The course should be attended by anyone who will play a role in
the decision-making process for implementing waste technologies
into their county or region. This would include -
| Waste Officers
| Planning Officers
|Private Waste Sector.
Course/Programme/Seminar objectives -
- A technical review of the principal technologies available for
the treatment of BMW will be provided;
- The key issues which influence decisions about the delivery
of new waste management technologies for the treatment of BMW
will be identified and reviewed;
- Case study material will be utilised to promote better understanding
of the technical and operational aspects of the different technologies;
- The course will enable participants to provide objective advice
to elected members and additional stakeholders involved in the
decision-making process - and, finally
- Course participants will be provided with an underpinning knowledge
to enable them to contribute to a framework for strategic decision
New Waste Technologies
|To identify and describe the principles
of technologies with the knowledge to critically evaluate
the effectiveness of each in terms of meeting individual
|To apply mass balance approaches and review
the social and environmental impacts.
Financial Decision Makiing
|To determine accurate costs for new technologies;
|Capable of comparing costs, identifying financing
options and their implications, when identifying the most appropriate
option for individual organisations;
|Clarify priorities and evaluate the relationship
between procurement, deliverability and technology selection;
|Knowledge to analyse risks in procuring technologies
Licensing, Permitting and Planning
|Capability of evaluating location, development
and future operational impact upon the application process;
| Provide an understanding of how key land-use
planning issues impact on the selection and implementation of
| Knowledge to identify and manage the main challenges
to gaining planning permissions for waste facilities and how
to address them.
On completing the course participants will have an
all-round knowledge of the full decision-making process for implementing
new waste technologies and be able to input at all stages of the
The course will cover the following topics over a
2-day period -
- New and Emerging Technologies for the Treatment of BMW - A technical
- Costs, Finance and Bankability;
- The management of outputs from new technologies processing MSW;
- Licensing and Permitting;
- Land-use Planning and Planning Consent.
|Dublin (Clarion, Airport) - Wednesday 6th and
Thursday 7th of December
|Cork (Rochestown Park Hotel) - Wednesday 17th
& Thursday 18th January
|Galway (Galway Bay Hotel) - Wednesday 24th
& Thursday 25th January
|Athlone (Shamrock Lodge Hotel) - Wednesday
7th and Thursday 8th of February
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