ECTS credits: 5
Lectures: 2
Exercises: 0

Course objective:

Acquisition of knowledge in the field of waste management in the area of logistics, both hazardous and non-hazardous.

Course contents:

Environment protection conditions and importance of waste management. Ecological aspects of non-hazardous and hazardous waste treatment in the area of logistics. Electrical and electronic waste. Landfills. Waste collection. Monitoring, inspection controls and protection measures. Legal regulations, international conventions and sources of pollution. Types of waste. Hazardous military waste (MES, ammunition, radioactive sources, chemical waste, etc.) Mobile depositories and means for neutralization. Military training facilities and environment protection measures. Technologies of military waste industrial disposal. Technologies of destroying and recycling hazardous and non-hazardous military waste. New technologies of hazardous waste disposal. Systems for incineration of hazardous military waste (explosives, chemical hazardous substances, etc.) Methods based on chemical neutralization procedures.

Competences:

Ability to use knowledge and skills for waste management.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, the student will be able to: 1. Identify the quantities, volume and flows of waste and publically present. 2. Discuss the effects of military waste on the environment with emphasis on ethical responsibility. 3. Distinguish the importance of waste recycling and give an individual presentation. 4. Present technologies for industrial management of military waste disposal in a multidisciplinary team. 5. Analyze the concept of integrated waste management through groupwork. 6. Classify types of waste according to their properties and the place of origin. 7. Plan the handling of hazardous military waste (mines, ammunition, radioactive sources, chemical waste, etc.). 8. Foresee measures to reduce and avoid waste. 9. Distinguish waste recovery procedures and present them in a group. 10. Discuss fundamental laws and regulations in the field of environmental protection and waste management. The aforementioned learning outcomes contribute to the learning outcomes of the study programme: - Analyse the impact of logistics activities on the environment and security of a population. - Apply teamwork skills in the development of logistics projects. - Demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility in providing logistical support.