The World’s Leading Network Promoting Professional and Sustainable Waste Management
ISWA – the International Solid Waste Association – is a global, independent and non-profit making association, working in the public interest and is the only worldwide association promoting sustainable, comprehensive and professional waste management.
ISWA is open to individuals and organisations from the scientific community, public institutions and public and private companies from all over the world working in the field or interested in waste management. ISWA is the only worldwide waste association, which allows you to net-work with professionals, companies and institutional representatives.
Here are some facts and figures on ISWA:
- ISWA was founded in 1970
- ISWA has members in more than 100 countries, thereof National Member Organisations in 39 countries
- ISWA has some 1,400 members worldwide and additionally some 100,000 members associated with our National Member Organisations.
Being part of our association will give you an unparalleled access to international organisations such as UNEP, the WHO, or in Europe the EU, where ISWA is an accredited association for waste questions. Through our Working Groups, we help these international organisations form policy by supplying technical papers and opinions regarding waste practices. It is also the only worldwide waste organisation, which allows you to net-work with professionals, companies and institutional representatives.
By being part of ISWA you too can make a fundamental contribution for politicians and decision-makers around the world to develop waste management strategies.