WasteSmart Courses

WasteSmart training is delivered through a national network of approved WasteSmart centres and tutors.

There are two WasteSmart courses to choose from as well as an upgrade model. 


Designed for hands-on people who make frontline, minute-by-minute decisions that affect cost, wastage or compliance.

WasteSmart is a 5-hour course, which covers:

  • Waste as a resource
  • The environmental impact of waste
  • The costs of managing waste
  • Understanding and applying the Waste Hierarchy
  • Legislation and ensuring compliance

WasteSmart Plus

For people who manage or implement change by setting the direction, procedures and culture for sustainable resource use in their organisation.

WasteSmart Plus is a one day course and covers the above WasteSmart modules 'plus' the following additional modules:

  • How to identify opportunities to reduce waste in the workplace
  • Managing resources and wastes in the workplace
  • How to demonstrate improvements

Upgrade to WasteSmart Plus 

If you have previously completed the WasteSmart course, you can upgrade to WasteSmart Plus. This includes a refresher from the WasteSmart modules and an update on any changes in legislation.

To find out more about WasteSmart, or to discuss your options on becoming a WasteSmart Centre, please contact us today:

Contact the Training Team: T: +44 (0)1604 620426   E: training@ciwm.co.uk
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