Creating a World Where No Waste Exists 20.10.2016 08:14 ISWA Blog & Video on Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals Gunilla Carlsson, chair of ISWA’s Working Group on Communication and Social Issues explains her task of demonstrating ISWA’s contribution to Sustainable Development Goals identified by a UN Agenda. Read more … Close Encounter with the ISWA Scholarship Programme 12.10.2016 08:22 President's Blog: The War on Dumpsites is about People not Waste! New ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos reports on his trip to Nicaragua two days ago where he visited the kids from the ISWA Scholarship Programme, an encounter which obviously really touched him. Read more … Time for to Make Polluter Pays Principle Legally Binding 19.07.2016 15:51 ISWA BLOG: Time to Get Tough with Corporations Over Circular Economy & EPR David Newman, ISWA President calls for governments around the world to get tough on major companies over Extended Producer Responsibility. Read more … UK Could Ditch Recycling Targets While European Right Ready to Exploit Xenophobia 29.06.2016 11:46 ISWA Blog: Brexit – Uncertain Future for UK Waste Policy & The EU Itself ISWA President, David Newman discusses the uncertainties created for the waste and environmental sectors by the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Read more … ISWA Addresses United Nations Environment Assembly 31.05.2016 14:46 ISWA BLOG: Waste at the Heart of a Quiet Revolution The second United Nations Environment Assembly took place in Nairobi this past week of May. I and ISWA Vice President Carlos da Silva Filho attended, he for three days while I was there only one day. Read more … Health and the Environment also Impacted by Tax Dodgers 11.04.2016 11:17 ISWA Blog: How Tax Evasion has Repercussions on Waste Management In the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, ISWA President David Newman riles at tax dodging political and business elites hoarding money which could save lives with waste and sanitation infrastructure. Read more … Defra’s Head In the Sand Approach is Not Working 24.03.2016 09:36 Time to Tackle Organics if 50% Recycling Rate to be Achieved ISWA President, David Newman laments the UK’s lack of drive to increase recycling rates, collect organics and tackle litter… Read more …
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