28 May 2018

ISWA Completes the Translation of the WHO Safe Management of Wastes from Health-care Activities Summary into Russian and French

After months of hard work, the ISWA Working Group on Healthcare Waste (WGHCW) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are pleased to announce the completed translations of the Blue Book Summary into both Russian and French.

25 May 2018

Events in Spring 2018: Twinning In Bosnia, Study Tour in Austria and Training in Italy

Connecting and Developing Waste Managers in the ISWA Network

13 May 2018

Upcoming Events Summer 2018 – Register soon!

Workshops, Conferences and Study Tours in the coming months


SiSWA (Slovenian Solid Waste Association) will host an International Workshop on Municipal Waste Management with a regional focus, from 30 – 31 May, 2018 in Ljubljana...

11 May 2018

ISWA Joins the Partner Consortium in a New H2020 Project Addressing Odour Pollution Through Citizen Science and Co-Creation Tools

Zaragoza, Spain, 3rd May 2018 - The EU-funded D-NOSES project, which ISWA is supporting, held its kick off meeting on the 25th & 26th April 2018 at the University College London campus. The project consortium, coordinated by the...

6 May 2018

An End to Electronic Waste – Building the E-waste Coalition

Last year, ISWA, the International Telecommunication Union and United Nations University jointly published the Global E-waste Monitor highlighting the increasing generation of e-waste and noted that in 2016 some 44.7 million...

30 Apr 2018

Guest Blog | SUEZ: Deposit Return Schemes - Coming to the UK Soon!

Dr Adam Read, External Affairs Director at SUEZ, reflects on the hottest topic in UK waste management right now - when will a deposit return scheme arrive in the UK and just what will it target …

23 Apr 2018

Guest Blog | BIR Net - Underground Waste Handling in Medieval City Centre, Bergen

Struggling to improve the waste handling in the medieval city centre of Bergen, the city decided in 2008 to install an underground suction system. Toralf Igesund, Head of Planning, BIR, Bergen, Norway, writes a guest blog about...

17 Apr 2018

Global Community Asks #WhatHappensToMyWaste in a New Campaign by ISWA Young Professionals Group

Members of the public worldwide are asking #WhatHappensToMyWaste as part of a recently launched campaign by the ISWA Young Professionals Group (YPG). The initiative aims to raise awareness about waste disposal and management...

13 Apr 2018

Waste Management & Research Invites Submissions for Its Open Access Debut

For the last 20 years, Waste Management & Research (WM&R) has worked on promoting innovation, bridging a gap between both research and practicing industries. Now the WM&R Editorial Group is pleased to announce a momentous...

10 Apr 2018

Guest Blog | UAV Surveying for Landfill Sites - An Example from Iceland

Nicolas Marino Proietti, CEO and founder of ReSource International ehf., company specialized in environmental Engineering and services in the Nordic countries writes a guest blog on the utilization of UAVs for landfill...