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The ISWM concept distinguishes six aspects, or lenses, through which the existing waste system can be assessed and with which a new or expanded system can be planned. Those aspects are primarily:

Environmental & Health, Financial and Economic, Gender Aspects, Institutional, Political & Legal, Sociocultural, Technical

Below you can find all the available resources- events, organizations, pages, weblinks that related to the different waste system aspects.

Events

Basel Convention Open-ended Working Group

posted on 3 July 2012 by Sameera
The meeting will focus on matters related to the work programme of the Open-ended Working Group for 2012–2013: (a) Strategic issues: (i) Strategic framework; (ii) Basel Convention regional and coordinating centres; (iii) Basel Convention...

The 2012 Canadian Waste Sector Symposium

posted on 20 July 2012 by Sameera
The 2012 Canadian Waste Sector Symposium is a national focal point for waste management and waste managers in the public & private sectors across Canada and from around the world.  It will serve as a forum for the discussion of waste sector...
News

The European Parliament votes in favour of almost Zero Waste for 2020!

posted on 28 June 2012 by Sameera
Today -24th May 2012- the European Parliament (EP) passed a resolution on a Resource Efficient Europe which, if implemented, could put the EU on the road for Zero Waste for 2020. http://www.zerowasteeurope.eu/2012/05/the-european-parliament-votes-in-...

Bank Loan Secures Recycling Jobs in Namibia

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
29 March 2011 Namibian recycling company, Wilco Recycling, which compacts material for export to South Africa, has received a business loan from the Development Bank of Namibia. The company collects bottles and cans, crushing and baling them for...
Organisations

Interngovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

posted on 12 November 2009 by ihaenen
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to...

Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) works with partners to prevent waste, promote recycling and develop markets for valuable products. WRAP works with the public providing information and tools that support recycling and reduces food waste....

WIEGO: Women in Informal Employement: Globalizing and Organizing

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) is a global research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. It does so by highlighting the size, composition,...

Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and sustainable Resource management (ACR+) is an international network of members who share the common aim of promoting the sustainable consumption of resources and management of waste...

American Biogas Council

posted on 21 January 2011 by Anonymous
ABC is the first anaerobic digestion (AD) industry association in the United States that represents a full range of anaerobic digestion technologies and projects, including farm-based digesters, centralized facilities processing a variety of municipal...

Waste Watch

posted on 28 January 2011 by Anonymous
A UK based charity that supports citizens to waste less. The charity provides many supporting materials for teachers, citizens and public or private sector.