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30 May 2017

"The Gates of Hell" Listen to the Reality Check #CloseDumpsites Special

When ISWA Scholarship Programme Coordinator Timothy Bouldry first visited the La Chureca dumpsite in Nicaragua, he says it felt like “the gates of Hell”. Those were the words he used when he spoke to Austrian radio station FM4 in...


29 May 2017

We catch up with YPG Member, Dr. Ramy Salemdeeb

Dr. Ramy Salemdeeb is a founding member of the Young Professionals. He is a waste & resource management consultant with a focus on post-conflict zones and developing countries. He is the founder of "Zero Waste MENA", a regional...


28 May 2017

President's Blog | A Guest Post from Timothy Bouldry

Timothy Bouldry is the Coordinator of the ISWA Scholarship Programme. Timothy has been working with young, informal workers on some of the most dangerous places on earth.


24 May 2017

Antonis Mavropoulos with a Report from Al Ekaider Dumpsite, Jordan

ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos has recently been in Jordan with Timothy Bouldry talking with the informal workers and exploring the conditions


19 May 2017

Weekly Waste Briefing: The Plastic Problem

 

There is a small, uninhabited island in the South Pacific which is home to nothing but the highest density of plastic particles ever reported, with more than 3,500 items of plastic waste washing up daily. 

 

Read about...


17 May 2017

Waste Around the World: South Australia

The latest WAW is brought to you from South Australia by Kathrine Heinrich, Chair of the ISWA Young Professionals


16 May 2017

A Report from one of the Largest Dumpsites in Sierra Leone

Bomerh, the Largest Illegal Dumpsite in Bo City, Sierra Leone Supports the ISWA #CloseDumpsites Initiative


15 May 2017

President’s Blog: A Guest Post from Fernando Leite

Dr Fernando Leite is Vice President of ISWA's National Member in Portugal, APESB. APESB is the Portuguese Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, a non-governmental organization, founded in 1980, is the national...


12 May 2017

ISWA's Latest Briefing: An Interview with Going Zero Waste

This week we spoke with Kathryn Kellogg from Going Zero Waste, the enthusiastic waste blogger who has managed to reduce her waste production to less than 2 kgs in 2.5 years!

 

After moving to California, Kathryn was shocked...


9 May 2017

President's Blog | Guest Entry from the Argentine Ministry of Environment

Luis Lehmann has written a guest blog on behalf of our National Member in Argentina. Luis is the National Director of Integrated Waste Management within the Argentine Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development.

 

In the...