environmental engineering


The application of scientific and engineering theories and principles aimed at improving the environment and sustainability, such as the provision of clean habitation necessities (such as air, water, and land) for humans and other organisms, for environmental remediation in the event of pollution, sustainable energy development, and improved waste management and waste reduction methods.

Alternative label

  • environmental remediation

  • environmental sustainability

  • environmental engineering theories

  • principles in environmental engineering

  • theories in environmental engineering

  • environmental engineering principles

  • sustainability

  • environmental science, environmental protection

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Narrower skills/competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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