1 Aug 2016

Five great reasons to attend the ISWA World Congress 2016

ISWA and the local organisers SeSWA – the Serbian Solid Waste Association – have 5 good reasons for you to attend the ISWA World Congress: 

Share knowledge on state-of-the-art waste management solutions, worldwide.Be part...

29 Jul 2016

Weekly Waste Briefing: 29 July 2016

After oil, do you know which industry is the most wasteful? And what are they doing about it?


Find out in our weekly waste briefing here.

28 Jul 2016

City of Vienna wins ISWA Communications Award 2016!

The judging panel had an excellent selection of waste management communication promotions to assess in 2016. Thirteen communication initiatives were put forward from 11 different countries and the judging panel found it difficult...

28 Jul 2016

ISWA Video Award 2016 - Results

This year,  for the fourth time, ISWA conducted an online short-video competition called the “ISWA Video Award”. 



The theme of the contest was ‘Waste’. Entries should explore the theme ‘Waste’ as one of the major...

22 Jul 2016

Weekly Waste Briefing: July 22 2016

Did you know that France recently banned plastic bags in all stores countrywide? Not just giving them out, but even selling them.


Read about this and more in our blog here.

18 Jul 2016

David Newman's latest blog. Why are big organisations not taking responsibility?

In his latest blog, David Newman considers why major organisations are reacting so slowly on the need to take responsibility for the damage their products cause to the environment.


Why are governments not pushing harder...

7 Jul 2016

New Vacancy: Project Coordinator

ISWA is searching for an Project Coordinator to support our technical cooperation department, based in our headquarters in Vienna, Austria.


The main task and purpose of this full-time position is to support the...

1 Jul 2016

Weekly Waste Briefing 01 July 2016

The first blog of July is ready and online, this week it looks at the problem of coffee cups and how the big chains are finally reacting and taking action.


Read more in the latest blog...

29 Jun 2016

WM&R, June 2016 Issue Editor’s Choice: Free Article of the month

We’re delighted to share the latest Editor’s Choice article from the latest issue of Waste Management & Research (WM&R), as selected by Rodrigo Navia (Associate Editor for the journal). 

Original Article:

Ning Liu,...

29 Jun 2016

How will Brexit Effect the Waste Industry? David Newman's Latest Blog

In his latest blog, David Newman discusses the issue which currently dominates the news - Brexit.


What impact does this decision have on the waste and resource industry in the UK and what are the ramifications for the rest of...