ISWA World Congress 

Since its beginning in 1972, the ISWA World Congress has been considered as the industry’s leading solid waste management event which takes place in a different location each year. 

The ISWA World Congress is a global meeting which includes high level plenaries as well as technical site visits and a cultural and social programme where waste management professionals, government officials, industry leaders, policy makers, scientists and young professionals meet to exchange views and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for sustainable solid waste management.

Upcoming ISWA World Congresses

2022 Singapore
2023 Oman
2024 South Africa
2025 Argentina


ISWA World Congress 2021

In the first week of October 2021 the ISWA World Congress took place in Greece, hosted by the Hellenic Solid Waste Association. It was the first virtual ISWA World Congress. For those that attended, they can re-watch all sessions and find the abstracts on the ISWA World Congress 2021 website.