Working Group

Communication and Social Issues

Working Group on Communication and Social Issues (WGC) addresses public concerns, comprising public support of and public opposition to waste management policies, public consultation and participation, and communication with focus on basic human attitudes towards waste.

Recent publications

Why join Communication and Social Issues Working Group?

  • Exchange of information and experiences.
  • Potential collaboration on projects. (i.e. research, papers, reports).
  • Networking.

Latest news

Introducing CLOCC to ISWA’s Network

Introducing CLOCC to ISWA’s Network

Clean Oceans through Clean Communities (CLOCC), an initiative by Avfall Norge with ISWA (International Solid Waste Association) as implementing partner, came to life in 2018. We are supported by Norad (the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation), with a budget of 40 million NOK from 2018-2022, and is a part of the Norwegian government’s development programme to reduce marine plastic pollution and microplastics.

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Upcoming events

Tom De Bruyckere
Tom De Bruyckere


Riva Waldman
Riva Waldman

Vice Chair

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