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Unit of Study ENGN3002 Social and Economic Perspectives in Resource Recovery (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

explore the social, political and economic constructs of waste reduction and resource recapture

analyse complex problems associated with source management of waste while treating waste as a resource

use creative thinking to develop innovative solutions to problems associated with resource recovery

use economic analysis tools for decision making

apply knowledge of this discipline to contribute to solving multidimensional problems

understand the social complexity of global waste management and links to human well being.

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