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23 Nov 2017

Better waste management can help #Beatpollution

UNEP’s Executive Director, with his latest report  asks for a new approach to managing our economies in which waste reduction and management must be prioritized.

Point 21 of the report highlights the direct correlation...


14 Nov 2017

Special Report for #closedumpsites: Kenya's Dandora Dumpsite - a Health and Environmental Tragedy

This report has been prepared by Professor Jared Onyari (pictured left), Environmental Impact Assessment Lead Expert and President of Kenya Environment and Waste Management Association. In it, he describes the very serious...


14 Nov 2017

Call For Papers: WM&R and ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2018

The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is happy to announce a call for papers for Waste Management and Research’s ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2018. The World Congress is hosted by the Waste Management Association...


8 Nov 2017

ISWA at COP23: Circular Economy and Climate Change

ISWA is once again hosting a side event alongside the world's most important climate conference.


6 Nov 2017

Guest Blog - Björn Appelqvist: What does it take to go circular?

Björn Appelqvist is the Chair of ISWA's Working Group on Recycling and Waste Minimisation and Department Manager, Waste Management at Ramboll Environment & Health.

 

Recently Björn has led ISWA's initiatives focussed on the...


27 Oct 2017

Guest Blog: "Making Waste Work" by Zoë Lenkiewicz

Zoë Lenkiewicz is Head of Communications at WasteAid UK, a waste management charity. WasteAud UK has produced a toolkit on community waste management called Making Waste Work. In our latest guest blog, Zoe introduces us to the...


23 Oct 2017

President's Blog | Wasted Health: Pollution is Killing Millions

Two years after ISWA’s Report “Wasted Health: The tragic case of dumpsites” that described the linkages between the world’s dumpsites and human health, a new landmark report that was published recently by the Lancet Commission on...


19 Oct 2017

ISWA Goes to Ecomondo 2017

ISWA is excited to announce that with great support from Ecomondo, we will be hosting an altogether bigger, better and bolder ISWA side programme at the 21st International Trade Fair & Energy Recovery and Sustainable Development...


17 Oct 2017

“Challenging Changes” a New Book on Circular Economy

Ad Lansink, pioneer of the waste hierarchy concept, has launched his latest book “Challenging Changes” which aims to present in depth the linkages between Circular Economy and Waste Management, and the role of the waste...


10 Oct 2017

Making the Business Case for Resource Recovery for Business and Government

The successful implementation of ideas, frameworks and technologies for resource recovery from waste will require the formulation of strong business cases for a variety of actors in industry and government. This year’s Resource...