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ISWA ISWA Insight Bulletin Issue 4, July 2013
ISWA Insight Bulletin
Protrait of David Newman

Indonesia, Singapore, Portugal

A Report by President David Newman
This has been a very busy period attending ISWA events worldwide. Among the more pleasant visits was meeting the Indonesian Solid Waste Association's Board in Jakarta on June 30th. This rapidly developing country has all the classic problems related to waste management in the developing world- urbanisation, ... Read more

Portrait of Helmut Stadler

ISWA Study Tours on Waste to Energy

A Report by Vice President Helmut Stadler
The two fully booked ISWA Study Tours on Waste to Energy (June 24 to 28 and July 1 to 5) which took us through Austria, Italy and Germany have been a great success. 48 participants coming from nearly all continents (Australia, Africa, Asia, Central America, and Europe) got an in depth impression of 8 different state-of-the-art WtE plants and learned about the most remarkable... Read more

Portrait of Ana Loureiro

International Technical Conferences on Waste in Lisbon, Portugal

A Report by Ana Loureiro, Working Group on Communication
From 15th to 18th July, Lisbon was the stage for the VIII. International Technical Conferences on Waste, an ISWA event organized by APESB and the IST – Instituto Superior Técnico, a referenced public Portuguese institute. This event had more than 120 participants from many different countries, especially from... Read more

Portrait of Maarten Goorhuis

Chain Management Jeans Project

A Report by M. Goorhuis, WG Recycling & Waste Minimisation
Supported by the ISWA Grant the WG Recycling and waste minimization, together with the Dutch National member, NVRD, set out a project in order to investigate whether it would be possible to drive changes in the production industry which would enhance the environmental performance and especially the... Read more

Portrait of Jeff Cooper

The Joint EESC/ISWA Hearing on the Green Paper on Plastics Waste

A Report by Past President Jeff Cooper
This meeting was arranged jointly between the European Economic and Social Committee and ISWA and took place on 15 July in Brussels. The programme was developed by Jeff Cooper and Jean-Paul Leglise to examine issues raised by the... Read more


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7 - 9 August 2013, Gold Coast, Australia:
ISWA cooperation conference: Landfill and Transfer Stations

12 - 23 August 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
2nd ISWA Summer School

3 - 4 September 2013, Brussels, Belgium:
European Group Meeting

5 - 7 September 2013, Wuhan, China:
International Conference and Exhibition on Solid Waste Management and Recycling

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