With a minefield of legislation on waste, rising waste costs and customer and other stakeholders demanding improvements on environmental performance, this course is part of the environmental sustainability suite of training courses designed to help organisations support their environmental sustainability goals. The course is designed to improve compliance and encourage a culture of more sustainable waste and resource management, however most importantly it will help to reduce your company or organisation’s waste costs.

Every organisation has a different way of dealing with their waste based on the type and amount that is produced.  This course is aimed at delegates whose role deals predominantly with the management of wastes within their business and whose decisions have the ability to influence a significant level of change within company policy and routine.


1 Day, 09.00 – 17.00

Who should attend?

All those with responsibility for ensuring waste management is dealt with in a legally proper manner and those who are seeking to improve their understanding of the legislation in place on waste.  It is also useful for those who are trying to improve their company waste management.  Those who are trying to establish waste minimisation initiatives, perhaps as part of their sustainability goals or in companies with ISO 14001 as part of their continual improvement programme.

Course objectives

Course content

·        Waste as a resource
·        How to demonstrate improvements
·        What is waste?
·        Managing resources and waste in the workplace
·        Legislation and ensuring compliance
·        Understanding and applying the waste hierarchy
·        Completing waste documentation
·        The cost of managing waste
·        How to identify opportunities for waste minimisation in the workplace
·        How to manage a successful waste minimisation working group

What are the benefits

Benefits include:

·        The knowledge to help you identify improvements in resource and waste management
·        The understanding of where and how to make those improvements
·        The skills to implement those improvements and demonstrate their impact to others

In-House Courses

Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery and Course Leaders

Our course tutors are approved training providers, approved by BRCGS, IRCA, RSPH and IEMA. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors including food manufacturing, catering and retail.


All delegates will be awarded a certificate verifying attendance and completion of the course.

Practical Waste Management & Waste Minimisation

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Dates and Venues

  • 25th July 2024 - Virtual
  • 22nd October 2024 - Virtual

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