The purpose of this module is to learn about sustainability principles and how they apply to municipal solid waste management.  These principles are reinforce through case studies. Sustainable solid waste management involves socially-acceptable solutions that minimize environmental impacts and cost, and incorporate waste minimization, recycling, treatment, and landfill disposal practices.

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