546-0294/05 – Cleaner Production (CP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOD009 Ing. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge rendered at the end of the course: The Cleaner Production project management in the enterprise, monitoring and optimization of material and energy flows, calculation of return on the project. Students will become familiar with the application of prevention strategies and non-production manufacturing enterprises, optimizing material and energy flows, reducing environmental impacts and their economic implications. Skills rendered at the end of the course: Project management, design material balance, leading brainstorming, economic evaluation of alternative solutions.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Preventive process tools, cleaner production and its application in practice, situation worlwide and/or in CR, national strategy,

Compulsory literature:

NILSSON,L., PERSSON,P.O., RYDÉN, L., DOROZHKO, S., ZALIAUSKIENE,A.: Cleaner Production (book 2 v serii Environmental Management BUP). Baltic University Press 2007, ISBN 91-975526-1-5 UNEP. Environmental Agreements and Cleaner Production. United Nations Environment Programme, 2006. ISBN: 92-807-2717-6 IVAM. Cleaner Production Manual. IVAM, 2008. Jayasinghe G. Y.; Maheepala S. S.; Wijekoon P.Ch. Green Productivity and Cleaner Production: A Guidebook for Sustainability. CRC Press, 2022. ISBN 9780367535155

Recommended literature:

PRE-SME – Promoting Resource Efficiency in Small & Medium Sized Enterprises. Industrial training handbook. United Nations Environment Programme 2010, www.unep.org (electronic version available at lecturer) Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment Malaysia. Cleaner Production A Do It Yourself Manual. Department of Environment, Malaysia, 2010. ISBN: 978-983-3895-14-4 US EPA: Principlles of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production. An International Training Course. 1999 (electronic version at lecturer) Manual on the Development of Cleaner Production Policies — Approaches and Instruments. UNIDO CP Programme, Vienna 2002

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

During the semester there will be discussions about topics being taught in lectures, in exercises there will be control in the form of tests and semester project.


Other requirements

The study of foreign literature especially scientific journals.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. History Cleaner Production (CP) in the world and us. 2. Statutory obligations for Cleaner Production - Waste Act, the Act on Integrated Prevention, National Cleaner Production Program, the State Environmental Policy. 3. Progress with CP in an industrial company - a preliminary assessment (overall analysis of inputs and outputs). 4. The plan and organization of the securities in the company - building a team, project management. 5. Analysis of substance and energy flows in the selected section - procedures, methods, sources of information. 6. Designing possible solutions - brainstorming. 7. Assessment options (feasibility study) - technical, environmental and economic evaluation. 8. Implementation options - the conditions, procedures. 9. Evaluation of results after the project implementation, feedback, maintaining the project results. 10. Use of cleaner production on a regional scale - urban projects, etc. Ecoprofit. 11. Application of CP in the management of non-manufacturing organizations - hotels, schools, hospitals. 12. Application of CP in the management of the city / region. 13. The economic context of cleaner production - costs and revenues, environmental accounting, the use of EMS. 14. UNEP, UNIDO and their role in the development and dissemination of CP.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  34 3
Mandatory attendence participation: - continuous examination orally and in writing - submission of the final seminar work

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Participation in exercises or lectures is not necessary. Graduation is conditional on handing in the seminar work and passing the exam by the end of the exam period.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0724A290006) Preventive Approaches in Environmental Protection P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0724A290006) Preventive Approaches in Environmental Protection K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290006) Preventive Approaches in Environmental Protection P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290006) Preventive Approaches in Environmental Protection K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0724A290006) Preventive Approaches in Environmental Protection P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0724A290006) Preventive Approaches in Environmental Protection K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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Assessment of instruction

2021/2022 Summer