Waste management and anthropology


An explanation of the relationship between waste, individuals and large socio-technical systems. The module covers policies around prevention, collection, treatment and recovery. It takes lessons from sociology, anthropology, economics and the history of the environment.

The module is intended for waste management professionals and students. Up to 25 participants can join the module.


Delivered by University of Picardie – Jules Verne.

Module length

2 x 18-hour modules