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 … UNEP Talks with Professor David Mungai about Consortium Aims 27.04.2016 14:03 IN DEPTH: Consortium of 6 African Universities to Tackle Waste Management Six major universities from five African countries have formed a consortium to bridge the gap between science, policy and actual solid waste management. read more … Exploring the Value of the Informal Waste & Recycling Sector 31.03.2016 14:31 IN DEPTH: UNEP Project Assesses Human Dimension of Waste Management Working in partnership with the Poverty-Environment Initiative, a joint programme between the UNDP, the UNEP and the Uruguayan government is approaching the issue of the waste cycle from the human dimension… read more … Developed Under Nairobi River Basin Project 25.02.2016 16:04 SLIDESHOW: UNEP Waste to Energy Community Cook Stove Project in Nairobi One community in Nairobi's Kibera slum is using waste burning cook stoves to clean up their neighbourhood, embrace a new source of energy, create green jobs and make some money in the process. read more … Returning Organic Matter to the Soil Key 11.01.2016 17:15 ISWA Blog: How Waste Can Help Protect Top Soil As we leave 2015, the United Nations Year of Soil, behind us, ISWA President David Newman explains the role of waste managers in ensuring soils remain healthy, water retaining carbon sinks. read more … Biogas from Anaerobic Digestions of Manure Improving Health 23.11.2015 15:22 VIDEO: CDM Project Brings Biogas Fuelled Cooking to Nepalese Households A Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) programme to bring clean-burning cooking stoves fuelled by biogas from the anaerobic digestion of animal wastes to households in is improving health for people in Nepal. read more …
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