20 Apr 2017

CGTN America Interviews Antonis Mavropoulos

China is the planet's biggest producer of waste, accounting for 15% of waste production worldwide and improper management of this costs in excess of $12 billion.


What China does impacts the planet!


Find out more in this...

19 Apr 2017

ISWA's April Newsletter Online Now

We are pleased to share the latest issue of ISWA's Global Newsletter. 


Catch up on all of ISWA's activities and initiatives from the last two months and enjoy reading the April issue of the newsletter here. 

31 Mar 2017

Latest Weekly Waste Briefing now Online!

What is happening with the 4 million Samsung smartphones which were recalled last year due to faulty batteries?


What is being done to reduce the mountains of coffee cups and coffee capsules thrown away as a result of our...

24 Mar 2017

Waste Management & Research Editor's Pick for March

We’re delighted to share the most recent Editor’s Choice article from the latest issue of Waste Management & Research (WM&R), as selected by David E. Ross (Associate Editor for the journal). (Find all the Editor’s Choice...

21 Mar 2017

David Biderman on #closedumpsites in The Washington Post

ISWA's #closedumpsites initiative, in which we are calling for the closure of the world's biggest dumpsites, is gaining a lot of traction. If you haven't already signed our declaration, we urge you to do so here. 



21 Mar 2017

An Open Letter from ISWA President, Antonis Mavropoulos

On March 11th, 113 people were killed from a massive landslide in Koshe, Addis Ababa’s dumpsite. More than 80 are still missing. The landslide levelled more than 30 makeshift homes of informal recyclers living inside the Koshe...

20 Mar 2017

ISWA Publication Award 2017: Open for Submissions

We are delighted to announce that the call is now open for the ISWA Publication Award 2017.


The ISWA Publication Award has been designed to honour the author(s) of either a publication, article or book which is deemed to be...

17 Mar 2017

Terratec Exhibition: Free Tickets for ISWA Members

This year ISWA has teamed up with Terratec, the trade fair for waste management, circular economy and protection of environment resources to offer free tickets and passes for ISWA Members.


The exhibition takes place in...

17 Mar 2017

Latest Weekly Waste Briefing now Online!

Did you know that 44% of bread produced is not consumed? 


Meet the companies who are converting unconsumed and unsold bread into something that rarely gets wasted.. beer.


Read about this, and much more in our latest...

14 Mar 2017

ISWA Young Professionals: 2016 Annual Report now Available

The ISWA Young Professionals Group are delighted to share with you their 2016 Annual Report.


ISWA's Young Professional Group (YPG) was founded in 2013 at the ISWA World Congress in Vienna, Austria and has since grown...