ISWA

President's Blog

 by Antonis Mavropoulos

Antonis Mavropoulos discusses the latest trends and changes in waste and resource management and more

16 Feb 2017 Guest Blog: ISWA Vice President, Carlos Silva Filho

This issue of the ISWA President's Blog has been penned by our partner in Brazil, Carlos Silva Filho. Carlos, based in the megacity of Sao Paulo, is ISWA's National Member Representative in Brazil and CEO of ABRELPE, and also...


24 Jan 2017 Guest Blog, SWANA's David Biderman on Safety in Waste Management

Health and safety is always a great concern in waste management and recycling industry. Few weeks ago, when I was in USA, I was surprised by the facts and figures about health and safety in the waste sector that were presented by...


10 Jan 2017 ISWA’s 2017 Annual Congress

I am sure that many of you are already aware that ISWA & SWANA 2017 World Congress will be held in Baltimore, on September 25-27. I am also sure that most of you will utilize the Early Bird options, which...


10 Nov 2016 NOVEMBER 10, 2016: RETHINKING THE WASTE INDUSTRY - ISWA’S GLOBAL SURVEY IS ONLINE

The fourth industrial revolution will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before....


20 Oct 2016 GUEST BLOG, GUNILLA CARLSSON: HOW TO TRANSFORM OUR WORLD IN 15 YEARS!

Roughly 6 months ago, during discussions in several conferences and ISWA’s meetings, we came to a simple but important conclusion. The best way to advance the new UN Sustainable Development Agenda that has been adopted by 193...


11 Oct 2016 THE WAR ON DUMPSITES IS ABOUT PEOPLE NOT WASTE!

wo days ago, I completed my mission to Managua, Nicaragua. Together with Timothy Bouldry, we visited two dumpsites, La Chureca and Nueva Vida, in order to meet the 40 kids (and their families) that participate in the ISWA...