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ISWA ISWA Global News Issue 35, June 2015
 
 
ISWA Global News
ISWA President David Newman

News from the President

An intense period of activity in our waste world always comes just before the northern summer holidays, as if our colleagues are burning their last energies before running for a beach or mountain to recover! ...Read more.

     
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ISWA World Congress 2015, 7-9 September, Antwerp: Register now!

The ISWA World Congress 2015, as always, will guarantee a balanced mix of internationally renowned keynote speakers, representatives of institutions and agencies worldwide... Read more.

 
     
     
 

Win a free trip to the ISWA 2015 World Congress!

Once again, ISWA is offering the chance for one lucky person to come along to our annual congress and most anticipated event of the year in Antwerp, Belgium... Read more.

 
     
     
 

Photos ISWA Beacon Conference Vienna

Over 100 people from 27 different nationalities and 3 continents gathered in ISWA's "Home City" of Vienna, Austria, for the 5th ISWA Beacon Conference on Recycling and Waste Minimisation... Read more.

 
     
     
  Waste Management & Research

SWIS – A Co-operation between the University of Texas and ISWA

The University of Texas at Arlington, USA has established the Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability (SWIS) to provide leadership and expertise to countries and cities around the globe... Read more.

 
     
     
 

ISWA-SWIS Winter School coming up in Texas, USA

ISWA and the SWIS (Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability), housed at the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, USA, paired up with the City of Denton, Texas, USA, to bring you the ISWA-SWIS Winter School on Solid Waste Management... Read more.

 
     
     
 

ISWA TFRM workshop at the Veolia Campus

The ISWA Task Force on Resource Management held its special workshop on the 7-9th June, in Jour-le-Moutier, France at the Campus Veolia premises, kindly hosted by Veolia... Read more.

 
     
     
 

CVORR 1st international dissemination workshop

On 8 May the first CVORR (Complex Value Optimisation for Resource Recovery) project workshop took place in Camden Town Hall, London. CVORR is a NERC and ESRC funded research project running from August 2014 to July 2017... Read more.

 
     
     
 

ISWA Study Tour on Sorting Plants in London, 11-13 May

The ISWA Study Tour on Sorting Plants was organised jointly by the UK MN, the CIWM, the ISWA Working Group on Recycling and Waste Minimisation and ISWA's General Secretariat and was over-subscribed... Read more.

 
     
     
  New ISWA Gold Members

UNIDO Biogas workshop in Vienna

In the run up to the Vienna Energy Forum 2015, a Workshop on Biogas for productive uses, industrial and mobility applications took place at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria... Read more.

 
     
     
 

2nd ISWA/CAUES Int. Solid Waste Conference, China, 11-12 October 2015

The second bi-annual conference held by ISWA's National Member in China, the China Association of Urban Environmental Sanitation (CAUES), will take place this year in the beautiful city of Suzhou, China... Read more.

 
     
     
 

ISWA Financing Opportunities Alert

This new ISWA Financing Opportunities Alert is the result of a co-operation between ISWA and Finnova. The aim of this co-operation is to provide ISWA members with regular information on calls... Read more.

 
     
     
 

News from the ISWA Young Professionals Group

In April we put a call out to YPs to ask whether they would like to take part in the mentorship program, which aims to:· Integrate YPs into the larger ISWA family, help YPs to develop relationships with and insights from senior ISWA members...Read more.

 
     
     
 

Introducing ISWA's Latest Staff Member

The ISWA General Secretariat is pleased to introduce a new staff member who joined the team in June 2015. Marla McCarroll Pinto Rodrigues, our new Technical Manager, is a dual citizen from Portugal and the USA ...Read more.

 
     
     
 

New WM&R Associate Editor Mario Grosso

WM&R has the great pleasure to welcome Prof. Mario Grosso as new Associate Editor to the WM&R Editorial Group. Mario Grosso is Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Italy ...Read more.

 
     
     
 

ISWA Profile: Dr Anne Woolridge (UK)

Dr Anne Woolridge is the Chair of ISWA's Healthcare Waste Working Group Technical Director at Independent Safety Services Ltd ...Read more.

 
     
     
  ISWA 3 Months Trial Membership

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!

 
     

NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

     
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WORLD: Waste-to-chemicals value network boosted by new partners

A circular economy project investigating how waste can be used as a feedstock for the chemical industry has more than doubled in size since being launched late last year....Read more.

 
     
     
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AUSTRALIA: Action agenda for a circular economy released at World Resources Forum

The value of a circular economy to Australia could be $26 billion a year by 2025, according to an action agenda released at the World Resources Forum Asia Pacific being held in Sydney... Read more.

 
     
     
 

LATIN AMERICA: ITU raises International alliance to help e-waste management in Latin America

A study undertaken by ITU in collaboration with other international and regional organizations has concluded with the release of a report outlining the state of e-waste management in Latin America... Read more.

 
     
     
 

PHILIPPINES: Philippines lets Canada dump waste

Tonnes of household waste shipped from Canada to the Philippines will be buried or burned in the Southeast Asian country amidst protests and allegations of international treaty violations... Read more.

 
     
     
 

UK: Cement works fires up sustainable waste-derived fuel solution

The UK's largest cement works has installed a new waste-derived fuel solution which will divert up to 80,000 tonnes of bulk solid waste from landfill each year. Construction materials supplier Hope Construction Materials has commissioned bioenergy... Read more.

 
     
     
 

UK: Recycling up, but concern over UK waste arisings

Despite a 6% increase in the volume of material recycled in the UK, the nation's Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) has voiced concern over the upturn in overall waste arisings revealed by latest official figures... Read more.

 
     
     
 

Upcoming ISWA Events

ISWA Beacon Conference: 3rd International Conference on Final Sinks

Taiwan, 23-26 August 2015

ISWA World Congress

Belgium, 07-09 Sept 2015

ISWA Beacon Conference: Secondary Resources from Waste – Sorting and Treatment Techniques

Hamburg, Germany 14 – 15 Oct 2015

ISWA Beacon Conference on Waste-to-Energy

Malmö, Sweden, 18 – 19 Nov 2015

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