Waste Management Workshop

03 June 2021


The Faculty of Health Sciences, in collaboration with BAU Entrepreneurs Hub, organized an online workshop for university and high school students on the important topic of proper waste handling. Dr. Hiam Sidawi, specialist disease prevention, conducted the workshop entitled “Waste Management”. It aimed at providing guidelines for hygienic, efficient and economic solid waste storage, collection, transportation and treatment or disposal of waste without polluting the atmosphere, soil or water system. The workshop covered the objectives of identifying types of waste, discussing the international agreements and Lebanese legislation for waste treatment, explaining the elements of waste management plan in the community and health institutions and discussing the environmental impacts resulting from the mismanagement of waste in health institutions. The workshop was concluded with an interactive session aiming at identifying solid waste items in health institutions and the best way of disposal for each.