19 Aug 2016

ISWA-SWIS Winter School - Apply for a Scholarship!

Registrations are now open for the 2nd ISWA Winter School ín Texas, USA and we are delighted to announce that there will be a number of Scholarships available once again. The school will take place in Texas,...

15 Aug 2016

2016 World Congress - A few words from our Hosts

Prof. Dr Goran Vujic, Executive Director of SeSWA (Serbian Solid Waste Association) prefaces the ISWA Congress 2016:


“The complexity of waste management is best viewed by the fact that there are no two countries with an...

5 Aug 2016

ISWA's Weekly Briefing, 05 August 2016 online now!

With the Olympics in Rio opening today, we take a look at whether the city managed to meet its pledge to remove 80% of the waste from the waters around the city. 


Read about this and more in our weekly blog here.

4 Aug 2016

WM&R, July 2016 Editor’s Choice: Free Article of the month

We’re delighted to share the latest Editor’s Choice article from the latest issue of Waste Management & Research (WM&R), as selected by Alberto Bezama (Associate Editor for the journal). 



1 Aug 2016

Five great reasons to attend the ISWA World Congress 2016

ISWA and the local organisers SeSWA – the Serbian Solid Waste Association – have 5 good reasons for you to attend the ISWA World Congress: 

Share knowledge on state-of-the-art waste management solutions, worldwide.Be part...

29 Jul 2016

Weekly Waste Briefing: 29 July 2016

After oil, do you know which industry is the most wasteful? And what are they doing about it?


Find out in our weekly waste briefing here.

28 Jul 2016

City of Vienna wins ISWA Communications Award 2016!

The judging panel had an excellent selection of waste management communication promotions to assess in 2016. Thirteen communication initiatives were put forward from 11 different countries and the judging panel found it difficult...

28 Jul 2016

ISWA Video Award 2016 - Results

This year,  for the fourth time, ISWA conducted an online short-video competition called the “ISWA Video Award”. 



The theme of the contest was ‘Waste’. Entries should explore the theme ‘Waste’ as one of the major...

22 Jul 2016

Weekly Waste Briefing: July 22 2016

Did you know that France recently banned plastic bags in all stores countrywide? Not just giving them out, but even selling them.


Read about this and more in our blog here.

18 Jul 2016

David Newman's latest blog. Why are big organisations not taking responsibility?

In his latest blog, David Newman considers why major organisations are reacting so slowly on the need to take responsibility for the damage their products cause to the environment.


Why are governments not pushing harder...