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Course Name: Plastic Waste Management

Course abstract

This course will focus on: 1. Introduction of Plastic pollution as a global problem today. 2. What is Plastic Waste? The Magnitude of the problem on global scale and in Indian context. Plastic in Ocean and impact on sea life and economy. 3. What is the nature and complexity of this problem and what could be the best way to manage the plastic waste and how to mitigate the risk from plastic waste. 4. Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016, Recent Plastic Bans and the use of Extended Producer Responsibilities (EPR) concepts in managing Plastic waste in India. 5. Best Practices of Managing Plastic Waste from around the World including use of Plastic waste in road (experience from Indian context and other countries) 6. Way forward – how to manage this waste stream applying state of the art technologies


Course Instructor

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Prof.Brajesh Kumar Dubey

Professor Brajesh Kr. Dubey has his bachelors degree in Civil Engineering (Hons) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India and PhD in Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. He is presently Associate Professor (Integrated Waste Management and Sustainable Engineering) in the Division of Environmental Engineering and Management at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India. Dr. Dubey has more than 17 years of research, teaching, training and industrial outreach experience in the areas of Integrated Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, and Sustainable Engineering and Application of Life Cycle Assessment techniques. He also works in the area of Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainable Engineering.He has been teaching courses in the area of Solid Waste Management,Hazardous Waste Management, Life Cycle Analysis and Environmental Risk Assessment among other courses for nearly a decade.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

Biswajit Samal

PhD, Environmental Science and Engineering

Vanapalli Kumar Raja

PhD., Environmental Engineering

 Course Duration : Feb-Apr 2019

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 Syllabus

 Enrollment : 15-Nov-2018 to 25-Feb-2019

 Exam registration : 25-Feb-2019 to 19-Apr-2019

 Exam Date : 28-Apr-2019, 28-Apr-2019