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11 Dec 2017

Marine Litter is a Planetary Crisis – warns UNEP as 200 countries pledge to tackle marine litter

“Sound waste management must be assigned the highest priority” agreed 200 nations at the third United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA3 at Nairobi, Kenya) – echoing calls from ISWA – International Solid Waste Association.


5 Dec 2017

Press Release: A pollution-free planet will only be achieved with better waste management

ISWA reports show that 3 billion people worldwide do not have access to basic waste services and the pollution caused by dumpsites kills more people than malaria.


1 Dec 2017

Sahadat Hossain on the ISWA-SWIS Winter School

In just one month, the 3rd Winter School starts and we are expecting another great cadre of participants from around the world. In fact, more than 60 waste management professionals and students from fifty-two countries...


28 Nov 2017

ISWA Insights - Take the Survey!

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27 Nov 2017

President's Blog | Derek Greedy at the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Derek Greedy is former Chair of ISWA's Working Group on Landfill and currently represents National Members on the ISWA Board


23 Nov 2017

Better waste management can help #Beatpollution

UNEP’s Executive Director, with his latest report  asks for a new approach to managing our economies in which waste reduction and management must be prioritized.

Point 21 of the report highlights the direct correlation...


14 Nov 2017

Special Report for #closedumpsites: Kenya's Dandora Dumpsite - a Health and Environmental Tragedy

This report has been prepared by Professor Jared Onyari (pictured left), Environmental Impact Assessment Lead Expert and President of Kenya Environment and Waste Management Association. In it, he describes the very serious...


14 Nov 2017

Call For Papers: WM&R and ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2018

The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is happy to announce a call for papers for Waste Management and Research’s ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2018. The World Congress is hosted by the Waste Management Association...


8 Nov 2017

ISWA at COP23: Circular Economy and Climate Change

ISWA is once again hosting a side event alongside the world's most important climate conference.


6 Nov 2017

Guest Blog - Björn Appelqvist: What does it take to go circular?

Björn Appelqvist is the Chair of ISWA's Working Group on Recycling and Waste Minimisation and Department Manager, Waste Management at Ramboll Environment & Health.

 

Recently Björn has led ISWA's initiatives focussed on the...