Postgraduate Certificate Course on Integrated Waste Management started 8th September 2018 at the Seminar Room 2 of Faculty of Graduate Studies. Under the leadership of Senior Professor Hemanthi Ranasinghe Dean of FGS the course has been designed and organized. The course will be conducted 6 months with lectures, interactive sessions, webinars, field visits and will be held on every Saturday. 

During the course it has been planned to Create a knowledgeable working professionals/ academicians  in institutions, local government authorities and enterprises on integrated waste management, Build competency on technologies and new developments in waste management, Address waste management with a focus on resource efficiency and resource recovery, Link the policies with ground level implementation approaches in waste management so that community relations improve, Skills development in associated professional/ academicians in waste management to include sustainability aspects when designing waste management solutions….etc.

The course will cover following aspects of integrated waste management;

  • Organizing for Solid Waste Management
  • Technologies for Solid Waste Management
  • Handling of Special Wastes
  • Designing an Integrated Waste Management  System
  • Properties and measurement of parameters of waste water
  • Primary and secondary treatment of wastewater
  • Tertiary treatment of waste water
  • Air pollution
  • Air Pollution Control Technologies
  • Legal/regulatory, Financial and Social implications of waste management
  • Practical Project/Examination on Waste Management
For further information please contact Course Coordinator :
Dr. GG Thilak Chandrathilake (0714463963, /
Consultant Mr. P.S.Yahampath (0718251765,