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22 Jun 2017

President's Blog: Three lessons and 42,500 euros from NVRD

On Thursday May 18th, ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos was invited to Maastricht, Netherlands to participate in the annual conference of ISWA's strongest National Members and was delivered with an incredible surprise at the...


21 Jun 2017

ISWA June Newsletter out Now!

We are pleased to share the latest issue of ISWA's Global Newsletter. 

 

Catch up on all of ISWA's activities and initiatives from the last two months and enjoy reading the June issue of the newsletter here. 


20 Jun 2017

ISWA Joins Forces with R20 and Arnold Schwarzenegger to pledge #ClimateAction

ISWA has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Arnold Schwarzenegger's R20 in a strong statement of intent to act against climate change. R20 and ISWA will cooperate to achieve mutual ambitions, ensuring that...


14 Jun 2017

#CloseDumpsites Initiative Gathers Momentum in Cape Verde

The Prime Minister of Republic of Cape Verde, Dr. José Ulisses Correia e Silva, has become the latest high-profile politician to declare support for ISWA’s initiative to close the world’s biggest dumpsites.


13 Jun 2017

Guest Blog | New Data Highlights the Waste Situation in Asia: A Guest Blog from Prof. Agamuthu Pariatamby

Prof. Agamuthu is a Senior Professor at the University of Malaya (UM) and is the President of the Malaysian Society of Waste Management and Environment. He is also the editor in chief of ISWA's academic Journal - Waste Management...


8 Jun 2017

Closure of San Vicente Dumpsite, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Another success story in Latin America sees the closure of a dumpsite in San Vicente, Buenos Aires


8 Jun 2017

Press Release: On World Ocean Day 2017, ISWA Announces a New Marine Litter Task Force

Today is #WorldOceanDay and ISWA is delighted to announce its intention to play a major role in the urgent microplastic emergency threatening our oceans with the launch of its new global initiative – a Task Force on Marine Litter.


6 Jun 2017

Human Ingenuity Wrecks the Oceans – Can It Save Them Too?

As thousands of experts convene to New York to discuss the solutions required, ISWA will also present its new global initiative on Marine Litter.

 

There may be no silver bullet, but the urgent problem requires a rethink, not...


2 Jun 2017

ISWA's Statement on USA's Decision to exit the Climate Change Agreement

As Donald Trump pulls the plug on the United States' involvement in the Climate Change Agreement, ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos makes it very clear that ISWA stands with all the industry and political leaders who have since...


31 May 2017

Registration Open: ISWA Training Course on Bio-Waste, Austria

The four-day comprehensive training will include expert seminars as well as technical site visits to bio-waste facilities in Vienna and the surrounding region.