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ISWA ISWA Global News Issue 33, February 2015
ISWA Global News
ISWA President David Newman

News from the President

Each month ISWA publishes a Waste Business Monitor. Every time we publish this data we have to specify that these are planned projects and not what has been executed in this month- announced projects may never even be started, let alone finished... Read more.

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UNIDO Meeting in Panama concerning E-Waste Management

ISWA Managing Director, Hermann Koller, was invited to participate in a UNIDO meeting in Panama regarding WEE, 09-12 December 2014... Read more.


ISWA / CCAC City Assessment in Dar es Salaam

In December 2014 and January 2015 ISWA Working Group experts and representatives of the ISWA General Secretariat conducted two visits to the city of Dar es Salaam... Read more.

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UNESCO-IHE: Hazardous Waste Management short course

A Hazardous Waste Management (HWM) short course, organized by  ISWA, UNESCO-IHE, UNIDO, UNEP and the University of Technology of Berlin... Read more.


3R International Conference, Korea May 21-23 Call for Abstracts

ISWA's Korean National Member, KSWM, will host the 2nd 3R International Conference in Republic of Korea from 21st to 23rd May, 2015... Read more.


WGER Meeting in Paris brings together 41 Experts

ISWA's Working Group on Energy Recovery came together in January for the first meeting of 2015 in Paris, hosted by Suez Environment... Read more.

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Waste Management & Research - Sponsorship opportunity

We are pleased to announce that we are searching for a sponsor for the Special World Congress edition of our scientific journal, Waste Management & Research... Read more.


MaSWA - The ISWA National Member for Macedonia

The Macedonian Association for Solid Waste Management (MaSWA) is a consortium of legal entities and individuals that promote sustainable development and... Read more.


MOLDSWA - The ISWA National Member for Moldova

The Moldovan National Association of Solid Waste (MOLDSWA) is a professional association in the field of integrated waste management... Read more.


New Main Sponsor: ECOMONDO (Rimini Fiera)

Ecomondo is the most accredited platform for southern Europe and the Mediterranean basin, for the exploitation and recycling of materials and for the large industry of the future... Read more.


ISWA Welcomes a new Platinum Member: REMONDIS

REMONDIS Electrorecycling GmbH, the division specialized in Electrorecycling of the REMONDIS-group, operates 7 recycling and dismantling centres in central Europe... Read more.


WM&R Editor’s Pick & Editorial: Open Access

The turn of the year has brought many changes for Waste Management & Research, the official journal of ISWA... Read more.


WM&R Editor’s Pick & Editorial: Open Access

The chosen article for February is: Urban biowaste for solid fuel production: Waste suitability assessment and experimental carbonization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania... Read more.


WM&R is Seeking an Associate Editor

WM&R, ISWA's dynamic, single-blind, peer-reviewed journal disseminating quality information on solid waste management is seeking an expert to serve as Associate Editor (AE)... Read more.

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ISWA 3 Months Trial Membership

The ISWA 3 Months Trial Membership - the perfect opportunity to become familiar with our Association's work and activities. It's a convenient and easy way to decide if you wish to join ISWA as a regular member... Sign up now!

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World Engineers Summit, Singapore - Call for Papers

ISWA President, David Newman will be speaking at this year's World Engineers Summit in Singapore 21 - 24 July 2015... Read more.



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WORLD: E-waste management market expected to reach $49.4 billion

According to a new report by Allied Market Research, the global E-Waste Management Market would reach an amount of $49.4 billion by 2020... Read more.


AUSTRALIA: Australian first will turn waste into electricity

The Western Australian Government has given environmental approval for Australia’s first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility at East Rockingham south of Perth... Read more


CHINA: China is ‘global backyard for trash’

China's trash problem is so bad that regime mouthpiece Xinhua published an article on January 6, 2015 headlined "Not a Rumor, China is the Global Backyard for Trash."... Read more.


MEXICO: Mixing plant waste and plastic to obtain building materials

A new company PLASTINOVA has intertwined the science of chemical engineering and technology to recycle all kinds of useless plastics and tequila agave bagasse similar to wood... Read more.


UK: Circular economy: business models

Innovate UK is to invest up to £800k in feasibility studies into the business case for retaining value in durable goods through reuse, re-manufacture or leasing/maintenance... Read more. 


UK: Green light for ground-breaking waste treatment plant

A new waste treatment plant capable of turning flue gas treatment residues (FGT) into carbon-negative building products has been granted planning permission to be built in Bristol... Read more.


Upcoming ISWA Events


USA, 16-19 March 2015

ISWA Beacon Conference on WtE facilities in emerging and developing economies

Malaysia, 16-17 April 2015

ISWA Study Tour on Sorting Plants 

United Kingdom, 11-13 May 2015

3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management

Korea, Rep., 21-23 May 2015

ISWA Beacon Conference on Waste Minimisation and Recycling

Austria, 27-29 May 2015

ISWA World Congress

Belgium, 07-09 Sept 2014

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