Catalogue 2012 - 2013

ENVS 301 Waste Management


3 cr.


Junior standing, CHEM 105, and four additional credits of laboratory science.

Course Description

This is a technical and socio-political overview of the decisions often faced with regard to types and quantities of waste produced and the disposition of those wastes. Students are educated in the scientific, legislative, and personal dimensions of waste management, especially hazardous wastes, and discuss technical alternatives and obstacles to implementing them.


in alternate years.