SOLID REFUSE TREATMENT TECHNIQUES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide the basic legislative and technical tools for a correct integrated municipal and special waste management activity.
Course contents summary
Waste legislation. A legal overview will be carried out within an EU, national and regional context (directives, laws, decrees, etc.) with theoretical-practical value, in order to highlight the main sources of law for applications in the waste sector in a broad sense.
Disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste in accordance with Italian Legislative Decree D.lgs. 22/97 (Ronchi decree). The purpose of the lecture is to introduce the basic concepts of the reference legislation, currently in force in Italy, issued with the " Ronchi decree" and its subsequent amendments and additions.
Disposal techniques: landfill and incineration. The main solid waste disposal techniques at national level will be highlighted, with a description of some technical characteristics of plants.
Composting and agricultural use of sludge. The lecture will discuss the technical characteristics of compost production plants and methods of use in the agricultural sector.
Recovery, reuse and recycling of waste and packaging. The various technical and plant engineering stages and methods on the recovery of hazardous and non-hazardous waste will be analysed in reference to current regulations.
Technical and managerial aspects of treatment plants. This part will be carried out during a guided tour of a waste disposal plant at the end of the teaching unit.
1) IL CODICE DELL'AMBIENTE Con il D.L.vo n. 152/2006 "Testo Unico ambientale" di Stefano Maglia, Maurizio Santoloci
2) ECOLOGIA APPLICATA. Hoepli - Vismara Renato
3) RIFIUTI - Le norme e gli adempimenti di Stefano Maglia, Paolo Pipere