546-0439 – Waste Management I (OHI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental Engineering
Subject guarantorIng. Barbora Lyčková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
546-0439/01 2006/2007 2011/2012 8
546-0439/02 2012/2013 5
546-0439/03 2019/2020 4
546-0439/04 2019/2020 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge rendered after completion of the course: Students will focus on waste legislation, can characterize the selected types of waste, incl. methods of their treatment, recovery and disposal. Skills rendered after completion of the course: Students are able to apply the waste management legislation, can evaluate the different types of waste in terms of their further processing, respectively. utilization.

Teaching methods



The course familiarizes students with detailed characteristics of selected wastes from consumption, specific constituents of solid municipal waste, and waste from selected production activities. The different types of waste are characterized in line with legislation on waste. Within the course students learn about the hierarchy of waste management, strategic goals of waste management of the Czech Republic, and priority waste flows based on the valid Czech legislation.

Compulsory literature:

CHEREMISINOFF, Paul N. Handbook of solid waste management and waste minimization technologies. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, c2003. ISBN 0-7506-7507-1. KALOGIROU, Efstratios N. Waste-to-energy technologies and global applications. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]. ISBN 978-1-138-03520-1. LAGREGA, Michael D., Phillip L. BUCKINGHAM a Jeffrey C EVANS. Hazardous waste management. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, c2001. McGraw-Hill series in water resources and environmental engineering. ISBN 0-07-039365-6. WOODARD, Frank. Industrial waste treatment handbook. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, c2001. ISBN 0-7506-7317-6.

Recommended literature:

NEMEROW, Nelson Leonard a Franklin J AGARDY. Strategies of industrial and hazardous waste management. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1998. ISBN 0-471-29216-8. AQUINO, John, ed. Waste age/Recycling times' recycling handbook. Boca Raton: Lewis Publishers, c1995. ISBN 1-56670-068-X. Wastes and Environment: 22.-23.10.2009, VŠB-TU Ostrava, Czech Republic. Ostrava: VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, 2009. ISBN 978-80-248-2074-3. Sborníky konferencí. Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava. DepoTech 2014: Abfallwirtschaft, Abfallverwertung und Recycling, Deponietechnik und Altlasten. Leoben: Montanuniversität, c2014. ISBN 978-3-200-03797-7. Sborníky konferencí. Montanuniversität Leoben.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.