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Resource Recovery

5 credits, part-time 33%

Application code: HB-14992
First day of application: 2019-03-15
Number of Places: 20
Start: 2019-09-02
End: 2019-11-03
Place of Study: Borås
Language of instruction: The language of instruction is English.
Study time: Day
Application fee: 900 SEK
EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.*
Tuition fee: 8,900 SEK first payment
8,900 SEK full tuition fee
EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees. *

*For more information regarding which countries are included in the EU/EEA, please read more here.

The course Resource Recovery provides an overview of how waste is handled internationally and nationally, of trends and legislation, and of waste characterisation, which is important in choosing the correct recovery technique. Social and economic aspects as catalysts or obstacles to resource recovery are also taken into consideration in the course.


• Waste minimization
• Resource recovery for sustainable development
• Feeding the waste streams: sources of materials in the environment
• Managing material waste: technologies for sepa¬ration and recycling
• Drivers and barriers for material recycling: social, legal and economic factors
• Environmental impacts of waste and recycling
• Hazardous waste-classification, Reach
• Ethical issues