546-0339/01 – Introduction to Waste Management (ÚdOH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2007/2008
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
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CAB72 doc. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge of waste management in terms of their removal and their efficient material and energy recovery. Ability to distinguish different approaches, to estimate and find best solutions for a specific problem of waste management. Students will be able to obtain information for work experience, demonstrate a general overview and evaluate the problem. Compare different approaches and the practical site of them. Being able to produce results and solve the task independently. Demonstrate ability to communicate (active both writing and speaking), manage technical terminology.

Teaching methods



The course provides students with basic information on the issue of waste economy and waste disposal. The students are acquainted with legal regulations concerning waste economy, prevention of waste formation, its effective material and power-producing utilization. Students are also informed about the following: the most important methods of disposal of the individual types of industrial waste and municipal refuse, individual technological procedures, such as collection, sorting and purchase of waste. Syllabus: Basics of Waste Economy Legal Regulations in Waste Economy Waste Economy Terminology Waste Formation and Characteristics Waste Disposal

Compulsory literature:

DIAZ, Luis F, M DE BERTOLDI and Werner BIDLINGMAIER, ed. Compost science and technology. 1st ed. - Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2007 - xvi, 364 pp. ISBN 978-0-08-043960-0. Industrial waste treatment / editor Nelson Leonard Nemerow. - Burlington : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, c2007,- xx, 561 pp. ISBN 978-0-12-372493-9. WILLIAMS, P. T. Waste Treatment and Disposal. Wiley, Second Edition. 2005. Available from: Book. PICHTEL J. Waste Management Practices : Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial. Boca Raton: CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2005. 659 pp. ISBN 0-8493-3525-6.

Recommended literature:

GIRCZYS, Janusz. Procesy utylizacji odpadów stałych. Częstochowa : Wydawnictwo Politechniki Częstochowskiej, 2004. 199 s. : il. ISBN 83-7193-256-1. EVANS, G. Biowaste and Biological Waste Treatment. London: James & James, 2001. xxi, 194 s. ISBN 1-902916-08-5. Hazardous waste management / Michael D. LaGrega, Phillip L. Buckingham, Jeffrey C. Evans. - 2nd ed.. - New York: McGraw-Hill, c2001 - xxvi, 1202 s. : il. ISBN 0-07-039365-6. STONER, D. L. (ed.). Biotechnology for the Treatment of Hazardous Waste. Boca Raton: Lewis Publishers, 1994. 232 s. ISBN 0-87371-613-2.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: Introduction to waste management - an introduction to the study Legislation on waste management Waste Management Terminology Establishment and characterization of waste (municipal waste, industrial wastes, wastes from agriculture, waste from construction activities) Waste management

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Other task type Other task type 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 30  0
                Oral Oral examination 37  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2006/2007 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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