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ISWA ISWA Global News Issue 48, August 2017
ISWA Global News
ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos

News from the President

The upcoming ISWA – SWANA World Congress in Baltimore (September 25-28) will be one of the most fascinating events ISWA has ever made. It’s not only that our events bring solid waste sector professionals from around the globe together to energise, inspire and develop their potential. It’s not only that coming to Baltimore you will have the chance to meet the top scientists and professionals in waste and resource management...Read More.


1,300 registered already! Join us at ISWA2017 in the USA!

We are happy to announce that this is going to be the biggest ISWA World Congress ever! Five weeks to go and 1,300 waste management experts from all over the word already registered...Read More

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ISWA Scholarship Programme: Update

The ISWA Scholarship Programme #TradingTrashForEducation is a life-coaching scholarship program designed to sway child laborers in open trash dumps in Nicaragua away from dumpsites and towards a wiser vision for their future...Read More.


Confusion to Clarity, Waste to Energy

We asked one of the participants of last month's ISWA WtE Study Tour to share his thoughts. This article has been adapted from a personal report by Engr. Mudassar Azam “My country Pakistan is facing an energy crisis and not yet able to adopt the ...Read More.

  Waste Management & Research

Global Waste Management Conference, Bangkok, 1–2 August 2017

MD Hermann Koller was invited to represent ISWA at the inaugural Global Waste Management Conference 2017 (GWMC 2017) which was held in Bangkok, Thailand, 1–2 August 2017. The conference...Read More.


Shout out for the Summer School 2017!

This August, the ISWA-UM Summer School 2017 returned to the Center for Research in Waste Management, at the University of Malaya. Led by Senior Professor Agamuthu Pariatamby, Editor in Chief of ISWA's WM&R Magazine, the focus topic issues and...Read More.


Come join ISWA at IFAT Africa and IFAT India!

After last year’s successes, ISWA will once again be part of the IFAT trade fairs in 2017. The main topics of the IFAT fair are water, sewage, refuse and recycling. During the three trade fair days renowned...Read More.


Extended Producer Responsibility on Packaging in Colombia

ISWA's National Member in Colombia, ASORESIDUOS is preparing its next forum on the Extended Producer Responsibility Policy and Regulations...Read More.


ISWA Bio-waste Training Course, September 2017

Just over one week left to register for the ISWA Bio-waste Training Course 11 - 14 September 2017 Vienna (Registration ends 31st August) Click here for Registration! We are looking forward... Read More.


Watch the Winners of the ISWA Video Award

This year, for the fifth time, ISWA conducted an online short-video competition: the “ISWA Video Award”. The theme of the contest was ‘No time to Waste’, also the theme of this year’s ISWA World Congress in Baltimore, USA, 25-27 September...Read More.


ISWA Publication Award 2017 Winners

The ISWA Publication Award has been created with the intention of honouring the author(s) of a publication, article or book which is deemed to be...Read More.

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Hubbub wins ISWA Communications Award 2017

The judging panel had an excellent selection of waste management communication promotions to assess in 2017. Ten communication initiatives were put forward from 8 different countries...Read More.


Advertise with WMW: Special Rates for ISWA Members

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


ISWA Profile: Maria Tsakona, Greece

Maria Tsakona, Member of the Marine Litter Task Force and Founding Member of ISWA's Women of Waste (WoW) Initiative currently works as a product manager for D-Waste. She is an Environmental Engineer (MSc) with more than 10 years’ experience...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

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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