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System Aspects

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.


European Recovered Paper Association (ERPA)

posted on 18 March 2011 by Anonymous
Created in the early nineties under the name of WAPAC, ERPA aims at promoting the use and international trade of recovered paper for further production of recycled paper and cardboard. ERPA members are the national recovered paper federations of the...

International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

posted on 21 March 2011 by Anonymous
  ISWA is an international Association with the aim to contribute the following in the solid waste management sector: Efficiency in terms of environmental practices Social acceptability and efficiency in terms of economic viability...

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships

posted on 21 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships was established in 1993 as a member-sponsored organization with representatives from both the public and the private sectors. As proponents of the concept of public-private partnerships (PPP...

Collaborative Working Group on Solid Waste Management in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (CWG)

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
The CWG network is a forum to encourage interaction between partners on key solid waste management issues and to provide the opportunity for improving the standards and sustainability of solid waste management. It covers the wide range of aspects that...

HELMEPA: Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
HELMEPA is the joint initiative of Greek seafarers and shipowners who declared in 1982 in Piraeus that they voluntarily undertake the responsibility to eliminate ship-generated marine pollution and enhance safety at sea. The Association provides a...

Bureau of International Recycling

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
Founded in 1948, BIR was the first federation to support the interests of the recycling industry on an international scale. Today, BIR represents over 750 member companies from the private sector and 40 national associations in more than 70 countries....


posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
StopWaste.Org is the Alameda County Waste Management Authority and the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board operating as one public agency. The Authority is responsible for preparation of the Alameda County Integrated Waste...

Waste Ventures

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Ventures incubates solid waste management companies owned and operated by waste pickers. They provide them with a solid waste management blueprint to recycle, compost, and earn carbon credits from waste collected in addition to organizational...

Disaster Waste Recovery

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
Disaster Waste Recovery provides immediate debris recovery and solid waste management assistance following natural disasters and complex emergencies. We have the resources to find and bring expertise from a wide range of people and specialists.

Municipal Waste Europe

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
Municipal Waste Europe is the European association representing municipalities responsible for waste management and their publicly owned waste management companies, promoting public responsibility for waste  management as a service of general...