19 Mar 2010

ISWA Beacon Conference on Waste Minimization and Recycling 20-21 May 2010

"No need to waste" Waste Prevention, Reduction and Recycling from Policy to Practice

18 Mar 2010

French speaking waste people for Haiti

The UK based NGO-Disaster Waste Recovery- is looking for French speaking waste people for Haiti. The goal of Disater Waste Recovery (DWR) is to provide timely waste management solutions to communities affected by natural and...

18 Mar 2010

ISWA White Paper on Waste and Climate Change released

ISWA's Task Force on GHG has prepared an extensive report on the impact of waste management on greenhouse gas emissions. The white paper includes an inventory of the current practices , actual GHG emissions and potential carbon...

18 Mar 2010

ISWA and Disaster Waste Management

ISWA President, Atilio Savino recently sent out a letter to all ISWA members on possible ISWA involvement in International Aid and Support to countries that suffer from natural disasters. ISWA has decided to establish a list of...

8 Feb 2010

Second Edition of the ISWA Landfill Operational Guidelines is now available for download

The second edition of the ISWA Landfill Operational Guidelines (OGs) is now available for download. This document has been prepared by the ISWA working group on Landfill and is an update to the 2002 OGs. It aims at providing...

8 Feb 2010

ISWA World Congress 2010 - Call for Papers - Extended Deadline

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2010 ISWA World Congress has been extended to the 22nd of February 2010.


For abstract submissions please visit the congress website.


8 Feb 2010

New ISWA offices open!

The new ISWA permanent office in Vienna is now open.

Please find the new contact details below:


International Solid Waste Association

General Secretariat

Auerspergstrasse 15, Top 41

1080 - Vienna, Austria



26 Jan 2010

First IWM Qualifications Technical Status has been awarded

ISWA is happy to announce that Mr. Timothy Paul Byrne from the UK is the first candidate to be awarded "International Waste Manager - Technical Status".

ISWAs programme on professional qualifications has extended its categories...

1 Jan 1970

1 Jan 1970