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ISWA ISWA Global News Issue 47, June 2017
ISWA Global News
ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos

News from the President

On Thursday May 18th, in Maastricht, Netherlands, I was invited by NVRD, one of the strongest ISWA National Members, to deliver a key note lecture for their annual conference. I had a great day because I met good friends, I listen to very interesting views about circular economy and the role of municipalities, and I got a lot of new ideas and inspiration for ISWA’s future...Read More


ISWA Joins Forces with Arnold Schwarzenegger's R20

ISWA was invited to one of the year's most significant conferences on climate change matters - The Austrian World Summit. The summit, which was organised in cooperation with R20 took place on June 20th in the imperial surroundings of...Read More.

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#CloseDumpsites: increasing support from all around the world

ISWA's #CloseDumpsites initiative is calling for the closure of the world’s most polluted places and has already received support from all around the globe: over the last months already more than 2,400 people from over...Read More.


ISWA Announces Marine Litter Task Force

ISWA is delighted to announce its intention to play a major role in the urgent micro-plastic emergency threatening our oceans with the launch of its new global initiative – a Task Force on Marine Litter. On 6 June, ISWA’s Task Force on Marine Litter has been...Read More.

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World Congress 2017: Early Bird Registration ends June 30th

The ISWA World Congress, 25 -27 September 2017, will be held in Baltimore USA, under theme “No Time to Waste!” to take on some of the world’s most urgent waste management issues...Read More.


ISWA joins the global e-Waste Statistics Partnership

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is the most representative type of waste resulting from the 4th industrial revolution and is growing as more and more people are joining the digital economy and information society...Read More.


ISWA Conference on Solid Waste Management in Buenos Aires

As part of the activities of ISWA's Latin America Regional Development Network in Argentina, the ISWA International Conference on Solid Waste Management was held on April 27th in the auditorium of ISALUD University...Read More.


Update from the RDN Southeast Europe Middle East & Mediterranean

ISWA has established different Regional Development Networks (RDNs) to more effectively reach regions outside of its traditionally strong areas (i.e. Western Europe and North America). The RDNs aim is to promote sustainable and professional...Read More.


ISWA Internal Groups: Spring Meetings

The Working Group on Recycling and Waste Minimisation (WGRWM) held their Spring meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland from April 20th-April 21st 2017.  Representatives, Iain Gulland, CEO of Zero Waste Scotland and Charlie Devine, Head of...Read More.


3rd Workshop on Barriers to Sustainable resource management

On June 6 ISWA organized the third workshop of its project: Barriers to sustainable resource management in Copenhagen, Denmark. The purpose of the project is to - through the investigation of two test products...Read More.


ISWA-CCAC activities to support Dar es Salaam come to a Conclusion

In April ISWA conducted its last mission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, organizing a workshop on financing solid waste management and a final conference to disseminate the results of ISWA’s work in the past three years...Read More.

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City Exchange under the CCAC Municipal Solid Waste Initiative

From the 1st of May to the 4th May, 2017, as part of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Municipal Solid Waste Initiative (MSWI), ISWA, in partnership with the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group...Read More.


WMW: Promote your Business at the ISWA World Congress

We are delighted to announce that the upcoming issue of Waste Management World, issue four, will be distributed to an estimated 3000 participants at the 2017 ISWA World Congress in Baltimore, USA in September. Don't miss out on this opportunity...Read More.


ISWA Profile: Johnny Stuen, Norway

Johnny Stuen, was recently appointed as the new Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Energy Recovery (WGER). Johnny is Technical Director of the Waste-to-Energy Agency, City of Oslo and has worked in the waste industry since 2007...Read More.

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Upcoming ISWA Events

ISWA - UM Summer School on Landfill in Developing Countries

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 7 - 18 Aug 2017

ISWA Study Tour on Collection Sorting & Recycling

Amsterdam, Netherlands; 4 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017

Practitioner Training Course Bio-Waste Management 2017 

Vienna, Austria ISWA; 11 - 14 Sep 2017

ISWA World Congress 2017

Baltimore, MD, USA; 25 – 27 Sept 2017

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