Trienekens: Over 30 participate in WMAM webinar on sustainable landfill mgt and maintenance

Some of the WMAM online training series participants together with the invited speakers.

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KUCHING, April 19: More than 30 waste management industry members took part in an online training series on sustainable landfill management and maintenance to provide interdisciplinary forum for exchange of information and experiences by fellow industry members.

Trienekens Sdn Bhd in a press statement today said the webinar was organised by the Waste Management Association of Malaysia (WMAM) on April 16, 2021.

“The training series also allowed participants to learn about various solid waste and recycling efforts and technologies across Malaysia, besides touching on the latest developments, legislation and other issues critical to managing solid waste, further providing insight and perspectives beneficial to those working in the field of environmental protection, recycling and waste management,” it said.

Among the topics presented during the training are Site Suitability and Assessment for an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (by Ir. Mazura Mazlan of TriEcoedge), Landfill Design and Construction 101 (by  Zayrul Kama of Worldwide Landfills Sdn Bhd), Leachate and LFG Treatment (by Venoth Nedumcharian from SWM Environment Sdn Bhd), Comparison and Contrast of Landfill and WtE (by Zamri Abdul Rahman of GreenTech Worldwide Holdings) and Way Forward of Sustainable Waste Management In Malaysia by Trienekens (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd’s Group CEO Stephen Chin.

Established in 2005, WMAM is an association for waste management professionals and a non-profit, technical and educational organisation that provides a platform to discuss all viewpoints related to waste management.

WMAM aims to establish and maintain contact with local as well as international waste management related organisations apart from organising meetings, technical visits, trainings, courses, workshops and seminars on issues of waste management to promote the transfer of practical information and ideas on waste management for the benefit and welfare of its members.

It also aims at encouraging collaboration and cooperation between all those interested and concerned with waste management.

WMAM is also a member of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). — DayakDaily