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5 Oct 2018

Guest Blog | David Biderman - Global Waste projected to be 3.4bn Tonnes by 2050

David Biderman is the Executive Director and CEO of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), ISWA's National Member in the United States and Canada. David has been a leader in the waste industry for more than 20...


3 Oct 2018

G-Stic 2018: Digital Technologies as a Driver for Circular Economy

By Karl Vrancken

Research manager sustainable materials, VITO

Thematic Chairman Circular Economy - GSTIC


3 Oct 2018

Workshop on the new Waste Law in Lebanon

The Lebanese Parliament recently voted on a new Waste Law, that was pending for approval for more than ten years. After an official request by the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR), ISWA provided...


25 Sep 2018

Guest Blog | Close Dumpsites to Mitigate Marine Litter!

Ms Gunilla Carlsson, Communication Co-ordinator at ISWA Task Force on Marine Litter, writes a guest blog about the next steps for ISWA Task Force on Marine Litter in working towards mitigating the stream of waste reaching our...


24 Sep 2018

Working Group Communications and Social Issues, Bilbao, Spain

Last week ISWA’s Working Group on Communications and Social Issues got together in Bilbao, Spain for their autumn 2018 meeting in connection with the 9th Congress of ISWA Silver Member, CEWEP.


20 Sep 2018

Meeting with ISWA National Member in China

Daniel Purchase is responsible for ISWA's National Member relations and various communications matters at ISWA. Earlier this month he spent several days in China with ISWA's National Member and various other ISWA Members.


18 Sep 2018

Guest Blog | The 4th Industrial Revolution in Practice – WasteIQ, the Open Waste Management Platform

Toralf Igesund, Head of Planning at BIR, Bergen, Norway, has previously written on the ISWA blog describing how BIR Net implemented an underground suction system improving waste handling in the medieval city centre of Bergen. In...


14 Sep 2018

ISWA Video Awards 2018: The Winners

This year, ISWA received 32 video nominations from around the world, all competing for the 2018 ISWA Video Award.

 

The judges had a difficult choice to make, but ultimately, decided on the following winners.


14 Sep 2018

ISWA and ISWA Austria Arrange a Cleanup Event Ahead of the World Cleanup Day

On the occasion of a special ISWA Board Meeting on the 7th of September in Vienna, a group of ISWA Board Members, ISWA General Secretariat staff and ISWA Austria came together for a joint cleanup event to support the upcoming...


13 Sep 2018

Why You Should Attend the #WorldCleanupDay 2018 – a Message from the President of ISWA

Antonis Mavropoulos, President of ISWA, writes a message about the importance of civic-led mass movements such as Let’s Do It! World in shaping the future of waste management.