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26 Jun 2019

ISWA - CCAC City Exchanges: Sharing Knowledge and Best Practice

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) is a voluntary global partnership of governments, intergovernmental organizations, businesses, scientific institutions and civil society...


20 Jun 2019

Press Release: ISWA launches Innovative Calculator to Manage Marine Litter

ISWA's Task Force on Marine Litter have been testing a ground-breaking calculator in Bali, where residents, tourists and organisations generate 1.6 million tonnes of waste per year, of which 303,000 tonnes is plastic. 33,000...


14 Jun 2019

ISWA and Avfall Norge Join Forces in the Clean Oceans through Clean Communities Project

Vienna, 14 June 2019 - Avfall Norge, ISWA’s National Member in Norway, has approached ISWA to partner in the innovative project Clean Oceans through Clean Communities (CLOCC), with the overarching goal of tackling the issue of...


11 Jun 2019

Guest Blog | Myths and Facts on Oxo-degradable, Biodegradable and Compostable Bags

This guest article was written by Mario Malinconico, Researcher at CNR, President of ATIA ISWA Italy, President of Assobioplastiche S&T Committee; and Antonis Mavropoulos, ISWA President.

 


7 Jun 2019

UN Habitat Welcomes ISWA in the Advisory Group of the Waste Wise Cities Campaign

On May 29, 30 and 31, Philip Heylen, ISWA’s ambassador for Mayors and Municipalities, participated in the General Assembly of UN Habitat “Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities” in Nairobi, Kenya.


5 Jun 2019

Guest Blog | Waste Management Challenges in Uruguay

CEGRU: Cámara de Empresas Gestoras de Residuos del Uruguay (The Association of Waste Management Companies of Uruguay) joined ISWA in January 2019 as its latest National Member and fifth National Member in Latin America....


4 Jun 2019

Global E-waste Statistics Partnership Launches globalewaste.org to Help Address Global E-waste Challenge

Comparable national data on e-waste is to help track progress towards global e-waste legislation and recycling goals.


27 May 2019

UNEP-IETC and ISWA Join Forces for the Global Waste Management Outlook 2

The eleventh meeting of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) was completed successfully last week in Osaka, Japan. The meeting, chaired by ISWA President Antonis...


27 May 2019

GUEST BLOG | Hazardous Waste Management in the context of Circular Economy - An Holistic Approach

On May 21 in Osaka, Japan, a workshop organized by UNEP IETC focused on Hazardous Waste Management in the context of Circular Economy. At this workshop ISWA was represented by Nicolas Humez, Chair of ISWA’s Working Group on...


26 May 2019

Spring School 2019 - How to Design Solutions for Solid Waste Management Recap

This article was written by Dr. Simonetta Tunesi.