Hierarchy of Preferred Options Should be Developed to Protect Waste Collections Crews 2020-04-02 11:47:18 CIWM Welcomes WISH Advice on Coronavirus for Waste Workers & Offers Further Suggestions The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed advice from WISH and highlighted key areas for further work to ensure essential waste and recycling collections continue. read more ... We Must Prioritise Public Health Above Individual, Political, or Business Interests 2020-03-27 14:39:19 A Video Message from International Solid Waste Association President, Antonis Mavropoulos The Coronavirus crisis is ongoing, and our world is swimming in unchartered waters. With the growing number of people infected, we all hope that it will be over as soon as possible. But during this difficult period, we all need to prioritise public health protection above any individual, political or business interest and agenda. read more ... ISWA Reinforces Calls for Waste Collections to Continue as COVID-19 Restrictions Tighten 2020-03-27 14:20:05 International Solid Waste Association Statement on Coronavirus Situation Globally Regular waste collection services are a key-element for the quality of our urban lives. During the coronavirus crisis, our first target should be to ensure that waste collection will be continuously delivered all around our cities, without any disruption and without any discrimination based on income, religion, race or nationality. read more ... Open Letter for Those Dealing with Healthcare Waste During COVID-19 Pandemic 2020-03-27 13:47:18 Advice from Dr. Anne Woolridge, Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Healthcare Waste Dr. Anne Woolridge, Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Healthcare Waste, Chief Operating Officer at Independent Safety Services Ltd and Chief Operating Officer at Peak HSE Ltd., writes an open letter offering some advice for those dealing with Healthcare Waste during this difficult time. read more ... Amey Works with Vehicle Safety Firm to Develop IDClear 2019-11-28 13:41:31 New Anti-Roll Away & Driver ID Solution for Refuse Collection Vehicles from ISS Pershore, UK based Innovative Safety Systems is launching its latest vehicle safety innovation, IDClear, to prevent vehicles such as refuse collection vehicles, from rolling-away or being stolen when standing idle during operations. read more ... Need to Prevent Potentially Deadly Use of Bins as a Bed 2019-08-23 12:51:41 CIWM, Biffa & Open University Investigating How to Prevent Homeless Sleeping in Bins With homelessness on the rise in the UK, the issue of people sheltering and sleeping in bins is being looked at again by Biffa, the Open University and the CIWM. read more ... Collection Still the Most Dangerous Aspect of Solid Waste Management 2019-08-13 15:15:06 SWANA Records 30 Solid Waste Worker Fatalities So Far in 2019 The Solid Waste Association of North America has identified at least 30 worker fatalities industry so far this year in the United States and Canada. read more ...
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