The course aims to provide understanding on the importance of waste management within the island of Singapore. Trainees will familiarise themselves with the concepts of Circular Economy and understand recyclable waste and hazardous waste and of key legal requirements for their sustainable management. Course will also outline how to process in making a hotel waste management plan.

Who Should Attend

  • Hotel Sustainability Coordinators
  • Quality Assurance
  • Heads of Maintenance
  • Heads of Housekeeping

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the importance of waste management
  • Recognize Singapore approach to handle waste management
  • Comprehend the idea of a Circular Economy
  • Plan out a waste management program

Course Outline

  • Why Waste Management
    • The Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations
    • How we can make the world a better place by 2030 by Michael Green (TED)
    • Global Waste Problem
    • Benefit of waste management
  • Singapore Approach to handle Waste Management
    • Waste minimization and Recycling @ Work
    • E-Waste Management
    • Food Waste Management
    • Singapore Packaging Agreement (SS 587)
    • Recycling and Collection Points
    • Evolution Toward Circularity
  • Circular Economy
    • Linear Economy VS circular economy
    • The linear model
    • 5R approach
    • Refuse
    • Reduce
    • Reuse
    • Repurpose
    • Recycle
    • Circular economy Aims
    • Waste Hierarchy
    • Circular Versus Linear Economy
    • Dame Ellen Mac Arthur
    • Circular Economy as a strategy
    • Slowing & Closing the Loop
    • Evolution Toward Circularity
  • Establish a hotel waste plan
    • Get an inventory of your waste sources
    • Pull together data
    • Sort Through the waste
    • Record your waste
    • Assess your waste management

Course Structure

Methodology: Online (Synchronous e-learning)


For online learning, please note the following learner’s requirements will apply to all participants:

  1. Participants must be equipped with a desktop computer/laptop, a functioning webcam and microphone as well as internet connectivity, in order to attend the online lesson (No sharing of desktop/laptop will be allowed).
  2. For the entire duration when the lesson session is ongoing, the participant’s face must be visible and his/her voice must be audible to the trainer. 

Please note the following hardware requirements for online learning:

  1. PC or Laptop (Minimum: Windows Vista 7 and higher OR macOS X 10.6)
  2. Supported web browser (Google Chrome)
  3. A stable internet connection
  4. A webcam either built-in in your laptop or external USB camera; the camera has to be turned on for the duration of the class
  5. A microphone – built-in or USB plug-in

Participants must attain at least 75% of attendance in order to be eligible for the written assessment.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement awarded by SHATEC.

Course Fees


Self-sponsored Participants

1Company-Sponsored Singaporeans/PRs for the Hospitality Industry


Full Course Fee

S$ 400.00

S$ 400.00

S$ 400.00

7% GST

S$   28.00

S$   28.00

S$   28.00

Course Fee Support


S$ 280.00


Nett Fee Payable incl. GST

S$ 428.00

S$ 148.00

S$ 428.00

1Companies in the Hospitality Industry are eligible for 70% course fee support from the Employment and Employability Institute Pte. Ltd. ("e2i") when they send their staff (Singaporean and Singapore Permanent Resident only) for this course. Please contact us for more information and terms and conditions. In the event that the company-sponsored learners fail to meet the terms and conditions, SHATEC reserves the right to recover the funding amount.

2Class commencement is subjected to minimum class size met. 

Payment Mode

The following payment modes are available:

  • Bank Transfer
  • PayNow
  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking

Contact Details

Contact Number:
6415 3504 / 561 / 590

Email Address:


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For Company-Sponsored

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