APRU Sustainable Waste Management Activities 2021
APRU Sustainable Waste Management Activities 2021



Date: March 2021 to January 2022

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APRU Sustainable Waste Management Global Lecture Series is designed to provide a sound foundation in basic principles and unify research across ecology to conservation and environmental health to waste management with a focus on the sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).


Date: October 26-28, 2021

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The development of sustainable waste management strategies has become a major concern throughout the world. Thus, this program focuses on “recycling” and “recovery” of waste material while paving the way towards circular economy, land reclamation, and water and wastewater treatments.

APRU Sustainable Waste Management Virtual School on LCA & LCSA for Global Sustainability


Date: September 24, 2021 (SG time)

The course is facilitated by Prof. Harn Wei Kua, an Associate Professor from the Department of the Built Environment and currently is the Assistant Dean (Academic) of the School of Design and Environment at National University of Singapore. Prof. Kua is currently involved in collaborations with various groups in China, USA, Italy, Colombia, South Africa, and Saudi Arabia on biochar building materials, LCA of building materials, and construction 3D printing. View the recording here.

3rd Sustainable Waste Management Conference co-hosted by AIChE-APRU


Date: August 5-7, 2021 (Asia time)

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Co-hosted by AIChE and APRU Sustainable Waste Management Program, this conference will offer a timely opportunity for knowledge exchange among professionals all over the world to support the formulation of an efficient sustainable waste management agenda.

P4G Nature Forum: Climate Change and Biodiversity

Date: May 18, 2021

According to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, climate change is likely to become one of the most significant drivers of biodiversity loss by the end of the century. The Nature Forum in collaboration with the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit is aiming to address issues related restorations and further strengthening the climate action to build back a greener post-COVID world. Read more…

APRU Sustainable Waste Management Virtual Winter School 2021


APRU Sustainable Waste Management Virtual Winter School 2021

Date: January 12 to February 23, 2021

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Session topics include
– Wastewater treatment and recycling
– Plastics and sustainability
– Biochar for sustainable development


APRU Disclaimer: The views, information, or opinions expressed during the APRU Sustainable Waste Management Activities 2021 are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (“APRU”) and its employees.  APRU is not responsible and does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained in the series.


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