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5 May 2017

Latest Weekly Waste Briefing now Online

ISWA's Weekly Waste Briefing rounds up the latest stories in the world of waste!


3 May 2017

Waste Around the World: Baltimore, USA

In the latest issue of Waste Around the World, Kristyn Oldendorf from Baltimore, USA shows us around the host city of the 2017 ISWA World Congress


21 Apr 2017

Latest Weekly Waste Briefing out now!

ISWA's Weekly Waste Briefing gives you a roundup of news from around the world on issues of waste, resources and sustainability.


21 Apr 2017

Press Release: ISWA's Message on Earth Day 2017

Tomorrow, 22 April 2017, is Earth Day and ISWA's message looks at the impacts of poor waste management on climate change.


20 Apr 2017

CGTN America Interviews Antonis Mavropoulos

China is the planet's biggest producer of waste, accounting for 15% of waste production worldwide and improper management of this costs in excess of $12 billion.

 

What China does impacts the planet!

 

Find out more in this...


19 Apr 2017

ISWA's April Newsletter Online 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 April issue of the newsletter here. 


31 Mar 2017

Latest Weekly Waste Briefing now Online!

What is happening with the 4 million Samsung smartphones which were recalled last year due to faulty batteries?

 

What is being done to reduce the mountains of coffee cups and coffee capsules thrown away as a result of our...


24 Mar 2017

Waste Management & Research Editor's Pick for March

We’re delighted to share the most recent Editor’s Choice article from the latest issue of Waste Management & Research (WM&R), as selected by David E. Ross (Associate Editor for the journal). (Find all the Editor’s Choice...


21 Mar 2017

David Biderman on #closedumpsites in The Washington Post

ISWA's #closedumpsites initiative, in which we are calling for the closure of the world's biggest dumpsites, is gaining a lot of traction. If you haven't already signed our declaration, we urge you to do so here. 

 

This...


21 Mar 2017

An Open Letter from ISWA President, Antonis Mavropoulos

On March 11th, 113 people were killed from a massive landslide in Koshe, Addis Ababa’s dumpsite. More than 80 are still missing. The landslide levelled more than 30 makeshift homes of informal recyclers living inside the Koshe...