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ISWA ISWA Global News Issue 50, November 2017
 
 
ISWA Global News
ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos

News from the President

Two years after ISWA’s Report “Wasted Health: The tragic case of dumpsites” that described the linkages between the world’s dumpsites and human health, a new landmark report that was published recently by the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health reveals that pollution kills at least nine million people and costs trillions of dollars every year. This report stems from...Read More

     
 

"Challenging Changes": A New Book on Circular Economy

Ad Lansink, pioneer of the waste hierarchy concept, has launched his latest book “Challenging Changes” presenting the linkages between Circular Economy and Waste Management.... Read More

 
     
     
 

5 Recommendations for the Global Jeans' Industry to Go Circular

How does an industry become circular? ISWA meets with global designer brand G-Star to identify what it takes for the jeans industry to go circular...Read More

 
     
     
 

"Making Waste Work" A New toolkit

Zoë Lenkiewicz is Head of Communications at WasteAid UK, a waste management charity. WasteAid UK has produced a toolkit on community waste management...Read More

 
     
     
 

Kenya's Dandora Dumpsite - A Health and Environmental Tragedy

This report has been prepared by Professor Jared Onyari, Environmental Impact Assessment Lead Expert and President of Kenya Environment and Waste Management Association. In it, he describes the very serious...Read More

 
     
     
  President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, Let's do it World & Antonis Mavropoulos at the meeting in New York

ISWA Beacon Conference on WTE, Malmö, Sweden October 2017

ISWA's National Member in Sweden Avfall Sverige, alongside ISWA's Working Group on Energy Recovery, oragnised the 10th biennial WtE Beacon Conference. Over 140 people... Read More

 
     
     
  President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, Let's do it World & Antonis Mavropoulos at the meeting in New York

ISWA Goes Adriatic at Ecomondo 2017

One of the highlights of this year’s ISWA booth at Ecomondo in Rimini, was an all-day Adriatic theme...Read More

 
     
     
  President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, Let's do it World & Antonis Mavropoulos at the meeting in New York

ISWA at Ecomondo 2017 - Personal Impressions

It's Tuesday morning. I'm excited to see the Ecomondo Exhibition in action, finally after several weeks of preparation, many meetings...Read More

 
     
     
  President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, Let's do it World & Antonis Mavropoulos at the meeting in New York

Working Group on Biological Treatment of Waste Meets in Italy

The Working Group on Biological Treatment of Waste (BTW) held their Fall meeting in Milan, Italy on the 16th of October 2017. Once again the session sparked productive discusssions and provided....Read More

 
     
     
  President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, Let's do it World & Antonis Mavropoulos at the meeting in New York

Waste Management 2017, Kiev, Ukraine

ISWA was pleased to support the annual International Exhibition of equipment and technologies for waste collection and recycling Waste Management 2017, on October 3-4, 2017...Read More

 
     
     
 

Spotlight on Women of Waste - WOW!

“I truly enjoyed immensely to discover your group and it was a great surprise amid all the talks on waste that I attended.” Benedetta Treves, Italy. Women of Waste were in the spotlight twice last week ...  Read More.


 
     
     
 

New Opportunity: Become a Guest Author on ISWA's Official Blog

We are looking for experts, academics, and thought leaders, who want to share their knowledge and opinions with ISWA's readership of policy makers, government officials, private and public organizations, as well as professionals in the solid waste management sector...Read More

 
     
     
  President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, Let's do it World & Antonis Mavropoulos at the meeting in New York

Call for Papers: WM&R and ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2018

The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is happy to announce a call for papers for Waste Management and Research’s ISWA World Congress Special Issue 2018. The World Congress is hosted by...Read More