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ISWA ISWA Global News Issue 45, February 2017
ISWA Global News
ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos

News from the President

Dear friends, colleagues and ISWA members, The digitization of waste management goes faster All the recent news and market transactions indicate that the digitization of the waste management industry goes faster than it was initially considered...Read More.


#closedumpsites – First Success for ISWA's Campaign

Following the recent closure of the Estrutural dumpsite serving 5 million people in Brazil’s capital city, a partnership between ISWA and ABRELPE aims to ensure the closure of further dumpsites in the country...Read More.



Shaping the Future of Waste Management: Take part in our Survey

In light of rapid technological changes currently being experienced not only in waste management, but in all walks of life, ISWA is surveying the waste industry. The world is experiencing a significant...Read More.


"Garbage in, Geeking out” The ISWA- SWIS Winter School 15 – 26 January 2017

Success at the 2017 Winter School in Arlington and Denton in Texas this January with 38 registrations and a great two-week line-up of speakers, experts and hands-on practical work! The Winter School is...Read More.


E-waste Conference in Livingstone, Zambia (EWIT project)

On 16-17 January in Zambia, the first conference on E-Waste gathering over 50 representatives from local governments, NGOs, the Ministry...Read More.


ISWA Twinning Programme in Central and Eastern Europe

In 2016 ISWA’s Regional Development Network Southeast Europe, Middle East and Mediterranean (RDN SESEM) started a twinning programme between ISWA Romania (ARMD) and ISWA Moldova...Read More.


CCAC Workshop, Durban South Africa

ISWA's City exchange programme, implemented on behalf of CCAC (Climate and Clean Air Coalition), held a workshop in January in South Africa, bringing together representatives from the cities of Nairobi and Durban.The workshop took place in Durban and brought together city representatives...Read More.


New Business Models: A Workshop in Copenhagen

On February 6-7 ISWA organized the second workshop within its project "Barriers to sustainable resource management" in Copenhagen.The purpose of the project is to - through the investigation of two...Read More.


ISWA Working Group Meetings

ISWA’s Working Group on Hazardous Waste met in Paris for a day of discussions followed by a site visit to a hazardous waste processing plant on the 20th. At the meeting WG members discussed the groups work programme for the coming years, strategic projects...Read More.


ISWA and World Bank Group conclude MoU

Intensifying cooperation with other leading international organisations involved in the promotion of sustainable waste management and resource...Read More.

  New ISWA Gold Members

ISWA World Congress 2017 - Early Bird Registration open!

SWANA, the Solid Waste Association of North America is joining forces with ISWA for the 2017 ISWA World Congress and WASTECON® In light of the recent change in direction on climate change...Read More.


2017 ISWA Events preview

Mark Your Calendars! We are planning another year of great ISWA partnership and cooperation events, so please browse the list of fixed events so far and pencil in or key in the dates! Training, Exhibitions, Conferences and of course the 2017 ISWA World Congress...Read More.


Welcome to our New Platinum Member: The City of Rotterdam

The City of Rotterdam is honoured to host the ISWA World Congress in 2020. Rotterdam is the second largest city of The Netherlands with over 620.000 inhabitants...Read More.


VISIONSCAPE becomes ISWA's Latest Platinum Member

We are delighted to introduce you to ISWA's latest Platinum Member; Visionscape. Visionscape is a leading environmental utility group...Read More.


Reach a Global Audience with Waste Management World!

With a total of more than 60,000 subscribers (15,000 print, 45,000 digital) in 163 countries, Waste Management World magazine has a truly worldwide coverage and is THE leading international...Read More.


ISWA Profile: David Biderman, USA

David Biderman, National Member for U.S. and Canada is the CEO/Executive Director at the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). David is also currently working on the organisation of the 2017 ISWA World Congress to be held in Baltimore, USA...Read More.


News from around the World

You will notice a slight change to our usual newsletter format. No longer will we be providing you with a bi-monthly "News from around the World" section, rather we will be providing weekly news updates to all of our members and subscribers in the form of our Weekly...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!


Upcoming ISWA Events

ISWA Study Tour on Collection & Sorting

Netherlands, 03-07 April 2017

ISWA Study Tour Waste-to-Energy

Austria & Germany, 18 - 24 Jun 2017

ISWA World Congress 2017

Baltimore, MD, USA; 25 – 27 Sept 2017

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