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ISWA ISWA Global News Issue 51, December 2017
 
 
ISWA Global News
ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos

Forward from the President

Dear friends, colleagues and ISWA members,

2017 ends on a real high-note for ISWA!

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the entire ISWA community for their hard-work, commitment and dedication to the association over the last month, and throughout 2017. You have... Read More.

E-Waste Monitor
     
 

44.7 Million Metric Tonnes (Mt) of E-Waste Generated in 2016

Launched last Wednesday, the Global E-Waste Monitor 2017 is a collaborative effort of ISWA, the United Nations University and the International Telecommunication Union...Read More About the Report

 
     
     
 

ISWA at UNEA3: “Sound waste management must be assigned the highest priority”

According to ISWA’s President, Antonis Mavropoulos, “The Ministerial Declaration approved in Nairobi is remarkable, as it was a consensus among the world's highest-level body on environmental matters...Read More

 
     
     
 

ISWA at the World Health Organisation (WHO)

At the invitation of the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to present a statement to assist in the drafting of the thirteenth General Programme of Works Board Member, Derek Greedy attended the special meeting...Read More

 
     
     
 

COP23: Circular economy - Climate Change Solution?

ISWA once again participated and closely followed the negotiations of the Conference of the Parties (COP)23 of the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), 6th - 17th November 2017 in Bonn, Germany...Read More

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

Horizon 2020 project supported by ISWA gets off to a good start

We are excited to announce that ECOBULK project, funded by Horizon 2020, has officially started its 4-year long journey towards formulating new materials and design models for the circular economy...Read More

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

ISWA Joins 150 Organisations in Call to Ban Oxo-Degradable Plastic Packaging

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative recently published a statement calling for a ban oxo-degradable plastic packaging...Read More

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

Winter 2017 Working Group Meetings

From November 20th to November 21st, the Working Group on Healthcare Waste (WGHCW) met in Muscat, Oman for their bi-annual Working Group meeting, hosted by the Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (Be’ah)...Read More

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

ISWA Study Tour Collection, Sorting and Recycling

The ISWA Study Tour for Collection, Sorting, and Recycling returns again this year to Vienna, Austria.  The five day programme of seminars and technical site visits is led by experienced Austrian experts providing a theoretical introduction into the scientific and legal needs, opportunities and implementation of collection, sorting and recycling of commercial and municipal solid waste...Read More

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

New ISWA Report on Sorting Plants

ISWA and the ISWA Working Group on Waste Minimisation is pleased to announce the finalization of the Sorting Plants Report, which describes the framework conditions influencing the sorting plant (economically and technically), their technical configuration, and capabilities that should be considered when setting a planning process in motion... Read More

 
     
     
 

Update from the RDN - Southeast Europe, Middle East and Mediterranean

It has been a very productive Autumn for the ISWA Regional Development Network: Southeast Europe, Middle East and Mediterranean Region (RDN SEMEM)...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 Abstracts: ISWA World Congress 2018, Kuala Lumpur

The ISWA World Congress 2018 will be held on 22-24 October 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malysia. The conference will include keynote and plenary sessions by invited speakers, and concurrent sessions with oral and poster presentations by the participants as well as an exhibition area. The ISWA World Congress 2018 Organising Committee would like to call for abstracts for the congress...Read More