Workshop: Green Studies: Covanta Energy Resource Recovery Center
Course ID - CTD0488-1
Short Title: Green Studies: G
|Length of Workshop:||2 hours|
This two hour experiential learning activity takes participants on a tour of the Miami-Dade Resources Recovery Facility operated by Covanta Power Corporation. It will focus on the waste to energy processes that are utilized at this site. The Covanta Energy Resource Recovery Center processes more than 4,000 tons of garbage and trash each day and is reportedly the largest waste-to-energy facility in the world. The social, environmental, financial and health issues relating to waste disposal will be examined. An on-site, twelve acre wetland restoration project will also be inspected. Participants will be asked to share in writing how they will incorporate into their classes their awareness of the link between waste disposal, levels of consumption, and environmental health issues. *
* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.
As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Course ID: - CTD0488-1
Course Title: Green Studies: G
Reference # - see table
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