COVID-19 News

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30 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Update: Latin America

Atilio Savino is the ISWA Board Member representing the ISWA Regional Chapter of Latin America, comprised by the ISWA National Members of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay, and is the Vice President of ARS Argentinian...

2 Apr 2020

WGHCW Online Meeting - A report from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Working Group on Healthcare Waste held an Online Working Group meeting on Monday, March 23rd despite many of its members tirelessly working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing technology and expertise in...

27 Mar 2020

Covid-19: A Letter Concerning Healthcare Waste

Dr. Anne Woolridge is Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Healthcare Waste, Chief Operating Officer at Independent Safety Services Ltd and Chief Operating Officer at Peak HSE Ltd.

27 Mar 2020

Covid-19: A Letter Concerning Hazardous Waste Management

Nicolas Humez is Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Hazardous Waste and Director of public affairs for SARP Industries brings a brief update on the French COVID-19 waste situation as well as general advise on how to deal with...

25 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Protecting Waste Workers, Maintaining Regular Waste Collection

Written by ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos

23 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Coronavirus Requires More and Better Waste Management

A letter from ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos