Skip to content | Change text size

ENV3761 - Waste management and remediation

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader: To be advised


Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)


Establishment of a waste reduction culture within industry; Waste disposal and recycling; Remediation of recalcitrant organic compounds such as petrochemicals in soils and aquifers; Recovery and recycling of toxic chemicals; Batch and continuous systems; The use of substitutes to minimise environmental impact; Integrating cleaner production objectives with economic and other criteria; The role of design and operational parameters in minimising wastes; Lifecycle analysis; Evaluating products and processing chains; Case studies drawn from process industries (including a site visit) and historical catastrophes.


Examination (3 hours: 60%
Assignments (including report on site visit): 40%

Contact hours

3 x 1-hour lectures and 1 x 3 -hour tutorial/workshop/site visit per week


CHM1742 or CHM1752, CHM2752. Students enrolled in the BCivEnvEng must also do ENG3203.