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Do More, Waste Less: An Introduction to a Greener Economy  


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Course Summary

Course Code: CDMWLOSY22 

Start Date: Friday 03 February 2023 

Start Time and Lesson Duration: 13:00 for 01:00 hours

Duration: 50 lessons over 50 week(s)

Location: Online Self Study  

Fee: Free    

By continuing you confirm that you are 19 or over and have agreed to the the terms and conditions


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How do we make our planet a better place for everyone to live? This course aims to discover the answer! Sustainable development, climate change and global warming are common features of news reports with leaders from across the world finding ways to tackle these big problems for humanity with ever increasing levels of urgency. But what can we do? It's so easy to get overwhelmed with the different actions that we all need to take to create a more sustainable world. This course will look at issues of sustainable development and how we can all contribute to a more sustainable future through the circular economy.

Qualification Aim/Level
This online course is for personal development and does not lead to a qualification.

Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in sustainability and making the world a better place.

What can I expect to learn?
By the end of this course you will have developed your understanding of sustainable development, and how we can create a more sustainable future. We will investigate the sustainable development goals, the circular economy and how businesses can contribute to sustainable development.

How will I learn?
You will be working independently at a time and place that suits your needs. You will be accessing a range of learning materials and resources from our online learning site.

How will I know how well I am doing?
This course is continually assessed through engagement with activities in the session.

Will I need to do extra work at Home?
As a single session online course there is no requirement for additional homework, however there are further reading suggestions made if you wish to broaden your understanding of this subject.

What will I need to provide?
You will need to have access to a computer, laptop or other device that can utilise video and sound files to be able to access the course and internet connection with Google Chrome browser.

Are there any other costs?

What can I do next?
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Further information
For all enquiries regarding this course please contact 0345 603 7635.