Alexei Atudorei discusses a number of upcoming events for the year, starting in March, that are being organised by the International Solid Waste Association and its members in south and east Europe.
ISWA President David Newman questions whether, from an environmental perspective, it would be better to invest in basic sanitary waste collection and landfills in the huge countries of the developing world, than in ever higher and more expensive to achieve recycling rates in Europe
Peter Craven, Head of Marketing at CDE Global argues that rather than demonstrating success these targets are masking wider problems in the CD&E waste recycling sector across Europe
Construction and demolition waste in rapidly growing economies is perhaps their fastest growing waste stream, explains David Newman, ISWA President
Hubert de Chefdebien and Guillaume Perron-Pich of the European Suppliers of Waste to Energy Technology discuss the latest developments to the R1 Formula enacted by the Commission and Member States on 17 November 2014
David Newman, ISWA President explains why the EU Directive on plastic bags, while a compromise, gives a stimulus to the bio-economy and materials from biobased sources
David Newman, President of the International Solid Waste Association, questions whether the EU 70% recovery target is economically viable or desirable for Europe, and asks for your feedback on the matter.
Spain is a highly developed country but still lags behind the EU targets especially it lags behind in source separated collection and composting.
David Newman, President of ISWA, explains why understanding the challenges of waste management in rapidly developing countries, is both fascinating and daunting
In just two decades as an independent country, Kazakhstan has made great strides, but waste management is a problem area and a major brake on economic growth, explains Usen Suleimen, Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan