MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2018 Activities by Sponsor - MIT Waste Alliance

Waste management 101: Where Does Our Trash Go?

Hugo Uvegi, Karine Ip

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Sign-up by 01/16
Limited to 30 participants
Attendance: Participants welcome at individual sessions

This 3-day session will run through the end-of-life treatment of all types of waste--trash, recycling, and compost--following their path from the trash receptacle to their ultimate end.

By the end, you will walk away with a greater awareness and understanding of materials as they run through the disposal and recycling parts of their lifecycle.

RSVP is required by January 16, 2018

Please RSVP here:

Day 1 & 2 will focus on the ins and outs of waste streams in our MIT community and beyond. Speakers will address the situation regarding MIT waste, household waste and current waste research. 

Day 3 of this course will be an interactive brainstorming session on what it takes to bring innovative ideas to fruition in the waste space.

When:  Tue. Jan 23 - Thu. Jan 25, 2018

           1-4pm each day

Where: 4-265

Sponsor(s): MIT Waste Alliance, Graduate Student Council
Contact: Karine Ip, KARINEIP@MIT.EDU

Waste Management 101

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Hugo Uvegi, Karine Ip