Title Waste Management Systems and Recycling Industry in Adult Education
Project Number LLP-LDV-TOI-2008-HU-019
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Know-how and best practice transfer in recycling.
Public awareness rising for recycling household industry.
Transfer of logistical knowhow in waste collection and separation
Summary Solid waste management and the recycling isdustry have a strong growth potential, and are of a strategic importance to the economy and processes a deep value chain with large number of SMEs and individual scrap collectors in CEEC and SEEC. There is a a clear need for professional training in the field of waste management.As Hungary faces very similar ecological problems related to waste collection and social structure of waste collectors, the aim of the WASTE project is to adapt existing knowledge to hungarian needs. The specific adult education on waste management and environmental management should be used for an effective scrap collection and scrap recycling, and as an additional possibility, for establishing the foundations for small and medium sized enterprises in Hungary.
Description The project WASTE has been designed as a respond to urgent need of the continouosly growing waste management sector to develop sustainable training for people already operating in the field who are interested in expanding their existing field of competences and pass the knowledge on others. The sector has been chosen due to its continous growth and long-term opoortunities. At the same time, as part of the ecological sector, it acts as teh engine of the sustainable development of the county - linking economc, social and ecological benefits with educationa elements and multiple "cascade effects".
Utilization and distribution of results
Access for disadvantaged
Recognition, transparency, certification
Open and distance learning
Information and Communication
Human Health and Social Work Activities
Other Service Activities
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Accommodation and Food Service Activities
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
audio or video cassettes
program or curricula
Product information A "train the trainer" curriculum adapted for Hungarian needs and a training courses are the main, self-sustainable products of the project.
Projecthomepage http://wasteproject.uni-corvinus.hu and http://www.wasteproject.eu