Certificate Course on Integrated Waste Management

August 30, 2018

Rapid urbanization and rising consumption of goods make waste management in India a massive challenge. Urban India produces 62 million metric tonnes (MMT) of municipal solid waste every year, 31 MMT of which is dumped in landfills and dumpsites. Figures for recycling are abysmal; for instance, only 1.5 percent of e-waste is recycled. Mixed-waste collection patterns add to the challenge of plastic-waste management. The need of the hour is to shift the focus of waste management towards source segregation, recycle and reuse.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been working on policy and implementation with regard to waste management at the national and global levels. In 2016, it published Not in My Backyard, a seminal report on the existing status of waste management in the country

The Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI), a CSE initiative, recognizes the need to segregate, recycle and reuse, and offers an advanced five-day training programme on ‘Integrated Waste Management’. The objective of the programme is to provide a better understanding of the key aspects of management of solid, plastic, biomedical, construction and demolition (C&D), and e-waste; technologies involved in their treatment; legislative framework; and stakeholders involved.

COURSE DURATION: November 20 to 24, 2018

COURSE VENUE Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (a Centre for Science and Environment initiative), Nimli (near Alwar), Tijara, Rajasthan


  • Status of waste management in India
  • Major provisions of the new Waste Management Rules, 2016 and the status of their implementation
  • Roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders
  • Inventorisation and extended producer responsibility
  • Decentralised waste management
  • Using information, education and communication for behaviour change
  • Site visits to learn about best practices 

Waste management practitioners, officials from central and state urban departments and municipalities, urban and town planners, village panchayat officials and members, academicians, students, and NGO representatives.

COURSE FEES: 25,500/- INR (Includes Tuition fee, Course material, Boarding and lodging, Transport from New Delhi to AAETI and back) (scholarships available for students)

FACULTY: Experts from MoEF&CC, CPCB, Technical experts, CSE and other Civil society institutions

LAST DATE FOR APPLYING: November 10, 2018

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Dinesh Raj Bandela

Deputy Programme Manager
Environmental Governance 
Centre for Science and Environment
Mobile: +91 8800721020
Email: dinesh.bandela@cseindia.org