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24 May 2019

ISWA’s Task Force on Closing Dumpsites – an Editorial by James Law and David Ross

James Law is Chair of ISWA’S Task Force on Closing Dumpsites and & Working Group on Landfill. He is also Project Director at SCS Engineers

 

David Ross is Associate Editor for ISWA’s Journal, Waste Management and Research. He...


23 May 2019

Recap of the First International Conference on Medical Waste Management in Russia (Moscow,19 March 2019)

On 19 March 2019, Moscow hosted its first international event on medical waste management. The speakers and attendees included representatives of authorities responsible for medical waste treatment, heads of state programs and...


17 May 2019

Ecomondo 2019 Puts the Circular Economy at its Core

The leading European event for the new green economy, Ecomondo, once again will open its doors at Rimini Fiera, Italy, from the 5th to 8th November. Italy’s leadership on the bioplastic front, innovation in integrated waste...


14 May 2019

Facts and Myths on the Origins of Plastics Entering the Oceans - Dispersing the '10 Rivers Myth'

This article was jointly written by Professor David C Wilson, Visiting Professor in Resource and Waste Management at Imperial College London and Immediate Past President of CIWM, the UK professional body for resources and waste;...


8 May 2019

The Future of Waste Management is 3D: Decentralized, Decarbonized and Digitized

On the 3rd of May la Repubblica published an interview with Antonis Mavropoulos (in Italian) in which the President discusses how waste management fits into the circular economy and what is needed for a feasible zero waste...


3 May 2019

ISWA 2018 Annual Review Out Now

ISWA is delighted to announce the launch of the 2018 Annual Review. The last year has been another fantastic period of growth and achievement, as ISWA focused on a new strategy and business model to coincide with ISWA’s...


2 May 2019

Global Reporting Initiative's Waste Standard Exposure Draft is Out for Public Comment

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is the independent international organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate their sustainability impacts. The draft Standard will update...


30 Apr 2019

Guest Post | Planning a Sustainable Future - Waste, Circular Economy and Life Cycle Thinking

Since their adoption in 2015, the process of translating UN Sustainable Development Goals into actions has faced many challenges. From too narrow focus on the areas addressed by SDGs to not considering how solutions to individual...


29 Apr 2019

Guest Blog | In April It's All About the Food Waste

Ms Aditi Ramola, Technical Director at ISWA, shares her impressions of the biowaste events, which happened in April in Oslo, Norway - ISWA Beacon Conference on Food Waste Management organized by the ISWA Working Group on...


23 Apr 2019

ISWA Working Group on Communications and Social Issues Meets in London

ISWA Working Group meetings are the perfect opportunity to discuss the workplans, initiate new projects, network with international peers and learn about waste management systems all over the world. ISWA’s Working Group on...