225.008 Waste Management Excursion 1
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, EX, 1.0h, 1.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.0
  • Type: EX Excursion
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • describe the importance of the visited facilities for waste management and recycling
  • explain issues and related solutions of the visited facilities
  • write a report including information about the topics presented during the visit

Subject of course

Program of the Waste management Excursion 1 on 22.11.2023:

8:15 - approx. 17:00:


  • The excursion takes place on 22.11.2023.
  • Meeting point is punctual at 8:15AM at the corner Wiedner Hauptstraße 1 /Resselgasse. Bring your own WARNING VEST.

  • Program:

         Departure at 8:15 at Wiedner Hauptstrasse 1, 1040 ( snack, sturdy shoes,WARNING VEST)

         Bus ride 0:30

        Fa. Leier, 2424 Zurndorf, Am Eichenwald

    (Bring your Own) Food brought by yourself can be eaten in meeting-room at Wienerberger or on the bus (depending on time management) 0:30

    Bus ride 0:30


Fa. Holcim GmbH, 2452 Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge, Wienerstraße 10


    Bus ride 0:30



RCH Recycling Center Himberg, 2325 Himberg bei Wien, Industriestraße 36.


    Return journey from 16:30-17:00

    Bus ride 0:30

    Arrival 17:00 Wiedner Hauptstrasse 1, 1040  

  • Arrival will be ~5 PM.
  • Sturdy & closed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. If you have your own safety shoes, please bring them.
  • COVID-19-security measures according to TU-Wien regulation

Registration is possible from 30.10.2023 in the TISS. Afterwards you have to deposit a deposit of € 10,-- at the secretary's office of the institute (Karlsplatz 13, 2nd floor) from 6.11 until 10.11.2023 on Monday to Thursdayfrom 09:00-11:00. If we do not receive a deposit, persons from the waiting list will be moved up.




Please note that there is a limited number of participants (maximum 30 students)! There is a "first come, first serve" rule. In addition, a deposit of € 10,-- has to be paid at the registration! This will be refunded when you show up for the excursion!


Teaching methods


Mode of examination


Additional information

The presentation of the content and goals of the Master's courses in our research area for the winter semester 2023 will take place on October 3, 2023, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Seminar room AA 03 – 1 CEE (Karlsplatz 13, staircase 1, 3rd floor,). Participation is this presentation is not mandatory





Examination modalities

Two components: compulsory attendance + submission of a report (.pdf) by e-mail to peter.hirner@tuwien.ac.at until 15.01.2024.

The report must consist of a text part (1100-1700 words) and tables and graphs, which should be added in an adequate extent (approx. 1 page for tables and graphs). Font size 12 (Arial) and a line spacing of 1,5 and justification. If passages of the text are copied from the Internet or any other source (without any appropriate citation/reference), the report will be automatically graded with "nicht genügend (5)". The grading will be proceeded as soon as the reports of all excursion participants are handed in and the deadline is expired.

Evaluation criteria:

  • related to the excursion
  • content correctness
  • scope and structure
  • appropriate writing style
  • autonomous work
  • referencing (in a scientific format and consistent)
  • 2-5 pages

Attention: For the successful completion of the course, the attendance of the excursion and the submission of the report are required. If the report is not submitted, although the excursion was attended, the total course will be graded with "nicht genügend (5)".

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.10.2023 12:00 20.11.2023 23:55 17.11.2023 23:55



No lecture notes are available.


  • Attendance Required!