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Geography and Environmental ScienceUndergraduate study

Waste management officer

With the UK generating over 330 million tonnes of waste per year, waste management officer are responsible for waste collection, disposal and recycling. Some jobs also include waste treatment responsibility, and posts may be combined with responsibility for recycling.

Typical work activities


Some organisations combine this position with the role of recycling officer.


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Qualifications and work experience

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