lunes, 15 de diciembre de 2014

ISWA Global News Issue 32, December 2014

ISWA Global News
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ISWA President David Newman

News from the President

I was thinking about the European Week on Waste Prevention this month. A careful analysis shows that waste prevention policies are actually working in many different jurisdictions, national and local, throughout the continent ... read more
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ISWA invited to analyse new EPR-legislation in Chile

The challenges of the new Chilean legislation on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) were analyzed by invited international experts, among them ISWA MD Hermann Koller ... read more

ISWA/CAUES Expert Workshop on Food Waste, Chengdu, China

ISWA's Working Group on Biological Treatment of Waste jointly held an expert-level workshop on food waste management in China with the working group on food waste of ISWA's National Member, CAUES ... read more

World Congress 2015 Call for Abstracts: Deadline extended!

The ISWA World Congress 2015 organizing committee invites authors to submit abstracts for oral and online poster presentations within any of the congress topics more
Waste Management & Research

Become the new sponsor of the WM&R ISWA2015 Special Edition!

We are pleased to announce that we are searching for a sponsor for the Special World Congress edition of our scientific journal, Waste Management & Research ... read more

ISWA supports 1st Africa Regional Workshop of CCAC MSW Initiative

ISWA was an active participant in the first Africa Regional CCAC MSW workshop held on 5-7 November in Nice, France. Gary Crawford, Derek Greedy and Rachael Williams provided technical presentations ... read more

EU Healthcare Waste Management Project

ISWA is one of 12 partner organisations that has been engaged over the past year in this ambitious project which aims to provide a unified approach to the development of National Occupational Standards and Vocational Educational Training Programmes for Healthcare Waste Management across the EU Member States ... read more
ISWA Training Resource Pack

WEBINARS: Transitioning from Open Dumps to Sanitary Landfills

As part of ISWA’s role as Lead Partner of the MSW Initiative of the CCAC, ISWA has been tasked to produce a series of Webinars. In November ISWA prepared a set of webinars on transitioning from Open Dumps to Sanitary Landfills ... read more
New ISWA Gold Members

WG on Biological Treatment of Waste elects new Vice-Chair

The ISWA Working Group Meeting on Biological Treatment of Waste held its second meeting of the year at the famous Ecomondo Fair in Rimini, Italy ... read more

CIWM Report on The Circular Economy

The resource management sector has embraced the circular economy and is positive about the financial and environmental opportunities it offers, according to a new report. The report, entitled 'The Circular Economy: what it means to the waste and resource management sector?' was commissioned by CIWM ... read more

CROWMA - The ISWA National Member for Croatia

The Croatian Association for Waste Management (CROWMA) was established on 22th August 2011 as a non-profit and non-governmental organization ... read more

New Platinum Member: Reclay Holding GmbH, Germany

The RECLAY GROUP is an international service provider for all questions related to packaging and waste disposal management ... read more

ISWA Welcomes a new Gold Member!

ISWA is happy to welcome and present a new Gold Member!... read more

WM&R Editor’s Pick & Editorial: Open Access

The chosen article for November is: Municipal solid waste management using Geographical Information System aided methods: A mini review by Debishree Khan and Sukha Ranjan Samadder ... read more
ISWA 3 Months Trial Membership

ISWA Profile: Jane Gilbert (United Kingdom)

Dr Jane Gilbert, member of the Working Group on Biological Treatment since 2002 and Vice-Chair since November 2014 ... read more
ISWA 3 Months Trial Membership

ISWA 3 Months Trial Membership

The ISWA 3 Months Trial Membership - the perfect opportunity to become familiar with our Association's work and activities. It's a convenient and easy way to decide if you wish to join ISWA as a regular member... Sign up now!


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Call for SPIRE 2015 - Recovery technologies for metals and minerals

Metals and other minerals, such as non-ferrous and ferrous metals, ceramics, glass, cement and chemicals are utilised in numerous applications in many industrial sectors. Their demand, in particular those used in specialised applications, will increase in the coming years... read more

AUSTRALIA: Federal funds for clean burn in South Australia

Funding has been secured for a demonstration-scale fuel plant in the Australian State of South Australia, which converts marine microalgae into green crude... read more

BELGIUM: Scientists turn sawdust into renewable fuel

Belgian researchers have developed a new process allowing them to turn sawdust into the building blocks for gasoline... read more

CHINA: How China profits from recycling the World's waste

The world now produces over four billion tons of waste every year. China buys some of it - mainly scrap metal, plastic and paper - to feed demand from factories and construction companies... read more

UK: Scientists turn old toothpaste tubes into fuel (VIDEO)

Nestlé, Kraft Foods and Mondelez International are part-funding a new commercial-scale recycling plant that can turn old toothpaste tubes into aluminium and fuel in just three minutes... read more

UK: New energy-from-waste plant hits Exeter

Devon County Council has opened a new energy-from-waste facility which will generate renewable energy from 60,000 tonnes of household waste in Exeter and surrounding areas... read more

Upcoming ISWA Events

Austria, 27-29 May 2015
Austria, 22-26 June 2015
Taiwan, 23-26 Aug 2015
Belgium, 07-09 Sept 2014

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