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1st Master Class on Waste Management Planning in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil by Antonis Mavropoulos

 

The 1st Master Class on Waste Management Planning took place in the city of Vitória, capital of the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil on November 24 and 25. Aim of the course was to prepare the professionals to handle the challenges of solid waste management planning.

Numerous people responded to the call for this intensive course, including representatives from public and private institutions, entrepreneurs, investors and representatives of civil society. To meet its training objectives, the attendees were carefully selected based on their experience and background.

IDEIAS Group, which was the body responsible for the realization of the Masterclass, selected two globally leading experts on waste management, Mr. Antonis Mavropoulos, founder of D-Waste and Mr. Carlos Silva, Executive Director of the Association of Public Cleaning Companies and Special Waste (ABRELPE).

Both the experts covered all the aspects of waste management planning and presented successful case studies, paying special attention to coach participants on how to elaborate waste management plans and to conclude to sustainable and affordable waste management solutions.

Among others, the themes covered in the Master Class included the history of waste management, planning of integrated systems, regional and municipal systems, waste hierarchy, technologies and tools in planning procedures.

According to the sayings of Ms. Teresa Romero, Public Relations IDEIAS Group, “This Master Class was a great opportunity for professionals to learn from international experiences and to familiarize themselves with modern tools waste management”.

 
 

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