8 Jun 2017

Closure of San Vicente Dumpsite, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Another success story in Latin America sees the closure of a dumpsite in San Vicente, Buenos Aires

8 Jun 2017

Press Release: On World Ocean Day 2017, ISWA Announces a New Marine Litter Task Force

Today is #WorldOceanDay and ISWA is delighted to announce its intention to play a major role in the urgent microplastic emergency threatening our oceans with the launch of its new global initiative – a Task Force on Marine Litter.

6 Jun 2017

Human Ingenuity Wrecks the Oceans – Can It Save Them Too?

As thousands of experts convene to New York to discuss the solutions required, ISWA will also present its new global initiative on Marine Litter.


There may be no silver bullet, but the urgent problem requires a rethink, not...

2 Jun 2017

ISWA's Statement on USA's Decision to exit the Climate Change Agreement

As Donald Trump pulls the plug on the United States' involvement in the Climate Change Agreement, ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos makes it very clear that ISWA stands with all the industry and political leaders who have since...

31 May 2017

Registration Open: ISWA Training Course on Bio-Waste, Austria

The four-day comprehensive training will include expert seminars as well as technical site visits to bio-waste facilities in Vienna and the surrounding region.

30 May 2017

Waste Management & Research: May's Free Article of the Month!

We’re delighted to share the most recent Editor’s Choice article from the latest issue of Waste Management & Research (WM&R), as selected by Dimitris Dermatas (Associate Editor for the journal).

30 May 2017

"The Gates of Hell" Listen to the Reality Check #CloseDumpsites Special

When ISWA Scholarship Programme Coordinator Timothy Bouldry first visited the La Chureca dumpsite in Nicaragua, he says it felt like “the gates of Hell”. Those were the words he used when he spoke to Austrian radio station FM4 in...

29 May 2017

We catch up with YPG Member, Dr. Ramy Salemdeeb

Dr. Ramy Salemdeeb is a founding member of the Young Professionals. He is a waste & resource management consultant with a focus on post-conflict zones and developing countries. He is the founder of "Zero Waste MENA", a regional...

28 May 2017

President's Blog | A Guest Post from Timothy Bouldry

Timothy Bouldry is the Coordinator of the ISWA Scholarship Programme. Timothy has been working with young, informal workers on some of the most dangerous places on earth.

24 May 2017

Antonis Mavropoulos with a Report from Al Ekaider Dumpsite, Jordan

ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos has recently been in Jordan with Timothy Bouldry talking with the informal workers and exploring the conditions