17 Jan 2019

In Defense of Science – Global Warming is not an Opinion

ISWA and the waste management community will not stay neutral towards the efforts to deny or downplay climate change.


As the now famous young Ms Greta Thunberg from Sweden said in Katowice, Poland, -You’re never too small...

15 Jan 2019

ISWA President Joins the International Advisory Board of UNEP-IETC

ISWA is pleased to announce that as of November 2018 ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos is part of the International Advisory Board of the United Nations Environment Programme International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC).

3 Jan 2019

Highlights Forever - Festive Presentation of ISWA Publication Award 2018 for Challenging Changes

This article was written by Ad Lansink, a former Dutch politician and the father of the waste hierarchy, the Ladder of Lansink.

18 Dec 2018

Share Your Views on the Future of Waste Management in Context of Circular Economy on the ISWA Blog

ISWA would like to invite blog article contributions on the list of topics explored at the next ISWA World Congress in Bilbao, Spain, 7 – 9 October 2019.

14 Dec 2018

ISWA Signs Global Commitment to a New Plastics Economy

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s vision of a circular economy for plastic has now been signed by over 250 organisations

13 Dec 2018

Submit Your Paper to Waste Management and Research’s ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2019

International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is happy to announce a call for papers for Waste Management and Research’s ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2019. The World Congress will take place in Bilbao, hosted by the ISWA...

12 Dec 2018

Abstracts Submission for ISWA World Congress 2018 is Open

International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) World Congress 2019 will be held on 7-9 October 2019 at the Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall, in Bilbao (Spain). The conference will include keynote and plenary sessions...

11 Dec 2018

ISWA Joins a New Collaborative H2020 Project to Pilot Selective Recovery of Pure Plastics from Multi-materials Waste

The MultiCycle project held a successful kick-off meeting in Brussels on the 28th November. This new three-year EC Horizon 2020 Innovation Action will deliver an industrial recycling pilot plant for thermoplastic-based...

26 Nov 2018

Join One of the Six Teams Proposing New Solutions to Enabling Circularity in the Construction Sector

Apply to participate in the Circular Construction Challenge — Rethink Waste, which ISWA supports as an official partner, as a Team Member of one of the six ideas proposing new solutions to enabling circularity in the construction...

23 Nov 2018

Waste Management in SE Europe - What Are the Available Business Opportunities?

Thanks to today's innovations waste management is becoming a more responsible and cost-effective process. The growing waste stream has both local and global negative impact and through knowledge and technology transfer we can...