22 Nov 2018

ISWA Present at the Ecomondo Green Technologies Expo for the Fourth Time

The 22nd edition of Ecomondo the Green Technologies Expo once again provided a great networking and business opportunity for the companies, professionals, media and government representatives looking to learn more about the...

21 Nov 2018

'Circular Construction Challenge — Rethink Waste' Reveals Six Ideas to Reduce Waste in the Built Environment Competing for the Three Winning Spots on Innovation Fast Track in 2019

The Circular Construction Challenge jointly organised by the Danish philanthropic association Realdania and the Danish Design Centre targets Danish waste innovators, that reuse, recycle and upcycle waste to new transformative...

21 Nov 2018

ISWA RDN SEMEM Participation at Ecomondo 2018

ISWA RDN SEMEM continued its collaboration with the Italian Exhibition Group for another edition of ECOMONDO. This year 28 representatives from Romania and Moldova participated in ECOMONDO 2018 in Rimini, Italy (see photo).

21 Nov 2018

The End of Business as Usual for Waste Management!

The following text is the opening lecture of the ISWA President delivered during the Opening Ceremony of ISWA World Congress 2018.

14 Nov 2018

ISWA Position Paper on The Proposal to Amend the Basel Convention Regarding the International Movement of Plastics Waste

The following ISWA position paper on the proposal to amend the Basel Convention regarding the international movement of plastics waste was prepared by Jeff Cooper and Björn Appelqvist on behalf of the ISWA Board and adopted by...

12 Nov 2018

Atia ISWA Italy Coordinates End of Waste Decree Working Table Meeting at Ecomondo 2018

The Italian Ministry for the Environment and Protection of the Territory and Sea, Directorate General for Waste and Pollution (RIN), has set up a working table for the drafting of the End of Waste decree on mixed plastics, so...

9 Nov 2018

Guest Blog | Why China Banned Waste Imports

A brief introduction of pollution prevention and ecological civilization construction in China, By Liu Jinghao, China Association of Urban Environmental Sanitation.


Mr. Liu Jinghao, is a senior engineer and member of China...

2 Nov 2018

Björn Appelqvist Elected to the ISWA Board; Antonis Mavropoulos Re-Elected ISWA President

Last week at the ISWA General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISWA’s National Members voted in a new Scientific and Technical Committee (STC) Chair to serve a four-year term on the ISWA Board. Long-standing ISWA Member, Björn...

30 Oct 2018

Press Release: Italy's Minister for the Environment, Sergio Costa, Will Inaugurate Ecomondo and Key Energy

The Italian Minister for the Environment Sergio Costa will inaugurate the international Ecomondo and Key Energy expos, which open in a week at Rimini Expo Centre, organized by Italian Exhibition Group. From Tuesday 6th to Friday...

23 Oct 2018

ISWA Headquarters to Relocate to Rotterdam, Netherlands


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 23nd October 2018,