Certificate of Achievement in
Recycling and Resource Management
The Certificate of Achievement in Recycling and Resource Management expands upon the knowledge obtained in the Certificate of Specialization training. These courses offer a greater in-depth analysis of trends and techniques in the recycling and resource management industry. Courses require that the student demonstrate, analyze and design strategies, prepare and execute recycling and waste reduction plans, actions and programs. The training will actively engage students in real-world situations through a hands-on experiential training component that connects the students with industry partners in a learning/working environment.
At the completion of this 18-unit RRM Certificate program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate their ability to develop, draft and communicate a recycling and Zero-Waste plan.
- Analyze, prepare and present information on recycling and waste management legislation and regulations.
- Design a communications plan aimed at increasing public awareness in multiple venues while driving participation through public engagement efforts.
- Synthesize and communicate the results of a waste assessment or waste audit for business, industry, private organizations or institutions.
- Complete the hands-on experiential training component of the Recycling and Resource Management Certificate, by working with industry partners.
Required Courses - Total Units 18.0
ENVS G141 - Introduction to Recycling and Resource Management 3.0 units
ENVS G142 - Culture and Zero-Waste 3.0 units
ENVS G143 - Resource Management and Zero-Waste in Business 3.0 units
ENVS G144 - Resource Management and Zero-Waste for Communities 3.0 units
ENVS G100 - Introduction to Environmental Studies 3.0 units
ENVS G190 - Recycling and Resource Management Practicum 3.0 units
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