ISWA Publication Award 2015 - Results

5 Aug 2015 -

There were 8 nominations for the ISWA Publication Award 2015 and the judges found great difficulty in determining an overall winner due to the top-class level of and wide variety of subject matter covered by these submissions. However, one clear winner emerged


The winner of the ISWA Publication Award 2015 is:


“Wasteaware’ benchmark indicators for integrated sustainable waste management in cities, plus User Manual”


By David Wilson et al


This text, as the panel indicates, is very much in line with ISWA’s mission and goals in promoting sustainable waste management in developing countries. This publication contributes to one of the major issues in integrated solid waste management (ISWM) in developed and developing countries. This paper has the potential to assist many countries in the world developing sustainable ISWM strategies. 


Second Place:


“Progress and challenges to the global waste management system.”


By Jagdeep Singh, Rajib Sinha, Björn Frostell,(KTH Royal Institute of Technology) Rafael Laurenti (KTH Royal Institute of Technology &

IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute)



Third Place:


“New Developments in Landfill Sealing Systems Using Coated GCLs”


By Amir Shahkolahi, Jason Crase and Raymond Chow 


Congratulations to the winner!


The award presentation ceremony will take place during the ISWA World Congress in Antwerp, Belgium, on Tuesday, 8th September 2015.


The Judging Panel


A big thank you for their efforts goes to the members of the judging panel:


Mr Antonis Mavropoulos, Board Member and STC Chair

Mr Alexei Atudorei, Board Member

Mr Sunil Herat, Editorial Board Member, Waste Management & Research

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