8 Oct 2014

The Guardian reports on the Waste Atlas Project

The latest Waste Atlas report, a project supported by ISWA, lists 50 of the biggest dump sites of the world. According to the atlas, compiled by teams of academics and waste professionals on four continents, the 50 sites are all...

3 Oct 2014

Photo Galleries ISWA World Congress 2014

Almost 1,000 delegates from 64 countries gathered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the ISWA World Congress 8-11 September, and the participants were offered much during the three congress days: the extensive programme contained more...

25 Sep 2014

Interview with ISWA President David Newman

In an interview with the National Environment Agency of Singapore, David Newman discusses the future of the waste industry, ISWA’s vision and the status of waste management in Asia. To read the interview in full, click...

18 Sep 2014

ISWA Newsletter September 2014

The September Issue of the ISWA Global E-Newsletter is ready to view…


Enjoy reading the latest ISWA Newsletter here. 

18 Sep 2014

ISWA is seeking for a Technical Project Manager

ISWA – The International Solid Waste Association – is an international, independent and non-profit making association, working in the public interest to promote and develop sustainable waste management worldwide. ISWA now seeks a...

14 Sep 2014

‘ISWA World Cup’ Football Tournament

It wouldn’t be Brazil if the host of the 2014 ISWA World Congress wouldn’t have organised a football tournament for the participants as a side event after the congress. A big thank you to Carlos Filho Silva and his team for...

12 Sep 2014

ISWA World Congress

This year one of the world’s megacities was the stage for the ISWA World Congress which took place 8-11 September. An estimated 20 million people live in greater São Paulo, making it the third-largest metropolis on earth. The...

8 Sep 2014

General Assembly

On 7 September, the ISWA General Assembly was held at the Sheraton World Trade Centre in São Paulo, Brazil. The National Member Representatives present approved two new National Members and elected some new Board Members.



1 Sep 2014

ISWA Video Award 2014 – Results

This year, for the second time, ISWA conducted an online short video competition, the “ISWA Video Award”. The theme of the contest was ‘Waste’. Entries should explore the theme ‘Waste’ as one of the major global problems of our...

28 Aug 2014

Football tournament at the ISWA World Congress. Be part of it!

On 11 September, 9am to 1pm, there will be an exclusive football tournament as a side event of this year's ISWA World Congress, open for interested participants of the Congress.


The tournament will be held at the Pacaembu...