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...

20 Mar 2017

ISWA Publication Award 2017: Open for Submissions

We are delighted to announce that the call is now open for the ISWA Publication Award 2017.


The ISWA Publication Award has been designed to honour the author(s) of either a publication, article or book which is deemed to be...

17 Mar 2017

Terratec Exhibition: Free Tickets for ISWA Members

This year ISWA has teamed up with Terratec, the trade fair for waste management, circular economy and protection of environment resources to offer free tickets and passes for ISWA Members.


The exhibition takes place in...

17 Mar 2017

Latest Weekly Waste Briefing now Online!

Did you know that 44% of bread produced is not consumed? 


Meet the companies who are converting unconsumed and unsold bread into something that rarely gets wasted.. beer.


Read about this, and much more in our latest...

14 Mar 2017

ISWA Young Professionals: 2016 Annual Report now Available

The ISWA Young Professionals Group are delighted to share with you their 2016 Annual Report.


ISWA's Young Professional Group (YPG) was founded in 2013 at the ISWA World Congress in Vienna, Austria and has since grown...

13 Mar 2017

Call for submissions: ISWA Video Award 2017

We are pleased to announce the 2017 edition of ISWA's online short video competition known as “ISWA Video Award” is now open for submissions. 

The theme of the contest is ‘No time to Waste’, which is also the theme of...

10 Mar 2017

Closing The World's Biggest Dumpsites: Executive Summary now Available

In September last year, ISWA released it's ground-breaking report on the shocking conditions of the world's 50 biggest dumpsites: "A Roadmap for Closing Waste Dumpsites: The World's Most Polluted Places", providing...

9 Mar 2017

Put Waste on the Big Screen at Vienna Film Festival

Vienna's International Film Festival, which attracts over half a million visitors each year, is looking for your creative waste videos. The focus should be on waste prevention / re-use, separate waste collection, recycling,...

8 Mar 2017

ISWA President's Blog: Guest entry from Marco Ricci

The latest "President's Blog" entry has been prepared by Marco Ricci, Chair of ISWA's Working Group on Biological Treatment of Waste.


Marco looks at the successes of separate collection in Italy over the last 20...

7 Mar 2017

Guest Blog: ISWA Biowaste Working Group Chair, Marco Ricci

This issue of the ISWA President's Blog has been penned by Marco Ricci, Chair of ISWA's Working Group on the Biological Treatment of Waste.


Enjoy reading his post!