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04.08.2015 10:36

Climate-KIC short course: Green Waste management 24.-25. November, 2015

A two-day professional training programme for tackling crucial issues in implementing management systems for bioenergy ecovery from green waste by providing and discussing relevant information.

Climate-KIC short course: Green Waste Management
Turning public and private green waste for resourceful energy production

Location: Darmstadt, Germany

Dates: 24.-25. November, 2015

Bioenergy recovery

How can municipalities, cities or private actors transform green waste into valuable resources for energy production? Address the implementation of management systems for bioenergy recovery from green waste by attending a course with experts and coaches from the green energy sector.

Gain a better understanding about different aspects of green waste management, such as legislation, logistics, technology, economics and participation of citizens. The concept of the course consists of a mixture of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive presentations, group work sessions and an on-site visit. 

The on-site visit at the green waste management site Baden-Baden will demonstrate one exceptional way of implementing a comprehensive green waste management concept into the energy provision of the city.

Who can join?

This programme is for professionals from the public as well as private sector, either into managing green waste themselves or advising waste management companies. Furthermore, people with high motivation to recover unused green waste material in a sustainable way are welcome to join. Experience in green waste management or green area maintenance and the capability to integrate biomass recovery systems in the respective regions is beneficial.

Course benefits

The course stretches over two days and is structured as follows:

  • Learn about logistics, technology and economics of green waste management including practice examples
  • Address legal boundaries and the opportunities and benefits of public participation
  • Develop the essential skills for a sustainable and climate-concerned management of urban biomass resources.
  • Join an exciting site-visit to see the innovative green waste management system of the city of Baden-Baden (Germany)
  • Exchange tangible ideas and problems  in order to develop and discuss potential solutions
  • Work in an interactive and experience-based way in order to jointly develop suitable approaches
  • Discuss your own challenges & barriers with coaches, experts and fellow participants
  • Benefit from the combination of recent scientific findings with practitioner oriented case studies
  • Become part of an world-class network of professionals and researchers within the Climate-KIC community

Fees and special offers

The full course fee for each 2-day course is €800 and covers:

  • All programme activities
  • Refreshments and lunch
  • Group dinner

Participants will need to cover their own travel costs to/from the location, as well as accommodation. Discounts can apply to participants from NGOs, public authorities and Start-ups. Please contact the local project manager of each edition to make sure to benefit from a 50 per cent fee reduction if you fall into one of the afore mentioned categories. 

Take advantage of a 20 per cent early-bird reduction by applying before 27 October 2015.

How to register

The deadline for applications is 8 November 2015. Please follow this link.


If you have questions about the above, please contact Julia Milbredt or call +49 (0) 561-804-7286.

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