Thermal Treatment of Municipal Waste

Course overview

What will I learn?
This course is specifically designed to provide you with an introduction to the thermal treatment option for the disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW). It will give you detailed coverage of the various thermal treatment processes and associated issues.

How will I benefit?
You’ll gain an excellent insight into thermal treatment technologies and policies.

Course structure

The 2020 course programme and leaflet will be available approximately 3 months prior to the course. However, you can view and download the 2019 course details for further information by clicking the course leaflet and course programme link.

Day 1

  • Emissions from incinerators

  • Regulation of incineration plants under the Environmental Permitting Regulations

  • Flue gas emissions control

  • Sampling and analysis of emissions

  • Operational aspects of incineration

  • Large scale municipal solid waste (MSW) treatment technologies

  • CFD Modelling of incinerators, gasifiers and pyrolysis

Day 2

  • Health effects of waste incineration

  • Pyrolysis and gasification of MSW

  • Energy recovery

  • Opportunities for bottom ash recycling

  • Stakeholder and community consultation for energy from waste

  • The option of solid recovered fuel/refuse derived fuel (SRF/RDF)

  • Thermal technologies – procurement, markets and deliverability

  • Economic and commercial issues in waste management.

Who should attend?

This course is for you if you’re a waste disposal engineer, or someone who works for a company or local authority which is either considering, or is already involved in, the thermal treatment option for treatment of municipal solid waste.

What our delegates say

“Essential course for a rounded introduction to the key topics involving EFW.” Natural Power

"A good overall introduction to the EFW technologies and SRF markets.FCC Environment

"Excellent course and very relevant and informative." Engie UK

“An informative two day course covering all the main topics relevant to thermal treatment, which is presented in a manner both for the expert and the less informed audience” Viridor Waste Management

Fee information

£TBC

Fees are VAT exempt

Fees include:

  • cost of tuition

  • course materials

  • lunches

  • light refreshments

  • course dinner on first day of the course.

10% discount for local authorities and the Environment Agency.

View our terms and conditions

Venue details

The course will take place at the Weetwood Hall Hotel and Conference Centre, which is situated to the north of Leeds at the junction of the A660 Leeds - Skipton road and the A6120 Outer Ring Road.​​

Weetwood Hall Conference Centre and Hotel
Otley Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS16 5PS
UK

Accommodation

Accommodation

The course will take place at the Weetwood Hall Hotel and Conference Centre, which is situated to the north of Leeds at the junction of the A660 Leeds - Skipton road and the A6120 Outer Ring Road.

If you require accommodation, and wish to stay at the course venue Weetwood Hall Hotel, please contact Emma Barker E: reservations@weetwood.co.uk / T: 0113 230 6000 quoting ‘CPD’ and the ‘Thermal Treatment’ course.

The below rates are for a superior double room and include VAT:

Sunday evening, bed and breakfast £84
Monday evening, bed and breakfast £88

Please book your accommodation at least two weeks before the course commences to guarantee rates and availability. A list of alternative hotels is available on request. 

Contact us

Jenna King – Course Coordinator

CPD Conference and Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences 
University of Leeds,
Leeds
LS2 9JT

T: +44 (0)113 343 5746

E: cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

 

Accreditation

This course is endorsed by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

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