CIWM Accredited Waste Smart Courses


CIWM Accredited Waste Smart Foundation and Advanced Courses

Vital for anyone with responsibility for resource management, the course help delegates make efficient waste management decisions while increasing sustainability and improving performance.  

Next Date:  Thursday 26 January 2017 – Book Here!

Special New Year Deal – **Recieve 10% off LCRN’s WasteSmart Training Course on 26  January 2017**

Foundation Course Details

The foundation level of the course is aimed at anyone who generates, handles or manages waste as part of their role within any given business:

  • Waste as a Resource:  Identifying different types of wastes and their legal definition, and exploring the idea that wastes can be a resource with a potential value
  • The Environmental Impact of Waste:  Explores how unsustainable our reliance on virgin materials is, and considers what we do with our wastes and how this can impact on the environment
  • The Cost of Managing Waste:  Explains the hidden costs of managing wastes and the real cost of waste disposal
  • Understanding and Applying the Waste Hierarchy:  This will explain and provide practical examples on application of the Waste Hierarchy
  •  Legislation and Compliance:  Gives a fundamental understanding of the different legislation and legal duties that apply to anyone handing waste as part of their job 


Advanced Course Details

The advanced course includes the above modules from the Foundation course, but also comprises a further three additional modules:

  • How to Identify Opportunities to Reduce Waste in the Workplace: This session will assist delegates on how they can use the Waste Hierarchy to identify different options for managing wastes within the workplace
  • Managing Resources and Waste in the Workplace:  Practical approaches to managing resources and waste in the workplace 
  • How to Demonstrate Improvements:  Measuring, planning and monitoring improvements to the way you manage your waste


Each course concludes with a short assignment based solely on content supplied during the sessions. A certificate is sent out on successful completion of the assignment.

Benefits of the Course

For individuals:

  • Gain confidence in dealing with waste correctly
  • Receive recognition for dealing with waste sustainably
  • CIWM Waste Smart Certificate

For Employers:

  • Reduce your waste costs
  • CIWM accreditation for your staff
  • Demonstrate your commitment to legal compliance and to operating sustainably


LCRN also offers in-house WasteSmart Training days for your business.  To enquire please contact: Alice Walker – or 020 7324 4690.

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