ISWA

President's Blog

 by Antonis Mavropoulos

Antonis Mavropoulos discusses the latest trends and changes in waste and resource management and more

9 Nov 2018 Guest Blog: Why China Banned Waste Imports

A brief introduction of pollution prevention and ecological civilization construction in China, By Liu Jinghao, China Association of Urban Environmental Sanitation.

 

Mr. Liu Jinghao, is a senior engineer and member of China...


10 Oct 2018 Guest Blog | Innovative Lecture about the Impact of Plastic in Marine Environment Takes Place at the Valorsul Sorting Center in Lisbon

The EGF – Environment Global Facilities and the Centre for Communication of the Oceans organized an innovative lecture dedicated to the theme of plastics in the marine environment on the 26.09.2018 in Lisbon. Ana Loureiro writes...


5 Oct 2018 Guest Blog | David Biderman - Global Waste projected to be 3.4bn Tonnes by 2050

David Biderman is the Executive Director and CEO of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), ISWA's National Member in the United States and Canada. David has been a leader in the waste industry for more than 20...


3 Oct 2018 Workshop on the new Waste Law in Lebanon

The Lebanese Parliament recently voted on a new Waste Law, that was pending for approval for more than ten years. After an official request by the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR), ISWA provided...


25 Sep 2018 Guest Blog | Close Dumpsites to Mitigate Marine Litter!

Ms Gunilla Carlsson, Communication Co-ordinator at ISWA Task Force on Marine Litter, writes a guest blog about the next steps for ISWA Task Force on Marine Litter in working towards mitigating the stream of waste reaching our...


18 Sep 2018 Guest Blog | The 4th Industrial Revolution in Practice – WasteIQ, the Open Waste Management Platform

Toralf Igesund, Head of Planning at BIR, Bergen, Norway, has previously written on the ISWA blog describing how BIR Net implemented an underground suction system improving waste handling in the medieval city centre of Bergen. In...


13 Sep 2018 Why You Should Attend the #WorldCleanupDay 2018 – a Message from the President of ISWA

Antonis Mavropoulos, President of ISWA, writes a message about the importance of civic-led mass movements such as Let’s Do It! World in shaping the future of waste management.


1 Jun 2018 Guest Blog: Philip Heylen Introduces ISWA’s Initiative for Mayors and Municipalities (copy 1)

Philip Heylen is the honorary vice-mayor of the city of Antwerp and a member of the city council. He was also the Chair of the 2015 ISWA World Congress in Antwerp.

 

Philip Heylen also serves as Chairman of the Board of...


23 Apr 2018 Guest Blog | BIR Net - Underground Waste Handling in Medieval City Centre, Bergen

Struggling to improve the waste handling in the medieval city centre of Bergen, the city decided in 2008 to install an underground suction system. Toralf Igesund, Head of Planning, BIR, Bergen, Norway, writes a guest blog about...


10 Apr 2018 Guest Blog | UAV Surveying for Landfill Sites - An Example from Iceland

Nicolas Marino Proietti, CEO and founder of ReSource International ehf., company specialized in environmental Engineering and services in the Nordic countries writes a guest blog on the utilization of UAVs for landfill...