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Waste is a general term that can refer to the different materials it is made of or the sources it is produced from. The most common classification is per type of material - plastic, paper, glass, metal, organic etc-  or per type of source - municipal, industrial, hospital, agricultural etc.

The WastePortal offers you the opportunity to find information on waste using any of the two classifications.

Events

International Dialogue on Environmentally Sound Management of E-Waste

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
The Basel Convention Regional Center for Central America and Mexico (CRCB-CAM), with support from the Basel Convention Regional Center for South America (CRS-CB) and US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), will host this discussion of management...

Pan-African Forum on E-waste

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
Organized by the Secretariat of the Basel Convention, with the financial support of the European Commission, the Government of Norway, Hewlett-Packard and Dell, the aim of this forum is to bring together stakeholders from the Governments of Africa...

Workshop: Comment Optimiser la Contribution des Petits Entrepreneurs Privés pour Améliorer l’Accès à l' Assainissement dans les villes des Pays en Développement?

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
The French network of Young Professionals "Projection" (réseau Projection) organises in cooperation with WaterAid Burkina Faso and the Center of Water Professions- Centre des Métiers de l’Eau (CEMEAU), an international...

ibausil- International Conference on Building Materials

posted on 14 June 2012 by Sameera
The conference aims to bring researchers from universities and industrial enterprises, from the east and the west, together in the geographical centre of Europe.As in the past, the main emphasis is put on problems of the development and application of...

Electronics Goes Green 2012+

posted on 15 June 2012 by Sameera
This event is a cutting-edge forum for discussion on electronics and the environment. Leading technology experts and eco-designers will meet for four days of lectures, workshops and networking on this ever more important topic.   Under the...

Multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on E-waste management

posted on 3 July 2012 by Sameera
IETC will organize a multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on E-waste management from 18 to 20 July 2012 in Osaka, Japan. The policy dialogue between Governments and the private sector, with inputs from intergovernmental organizations, academia and...

The ISWA World Solid Waste Congress

posted on 3 July 2012 by Sameera
ATIA-ISWA ITALIA, the National Member of ISWA for Italy, is proud to organise the World Solid Waste Congress 2012 in the City of Florence, from Monday September 17th to Wednesday September 19th 2012. During the three days of this Congress you can...

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...

Miniwaste Final Conference

posted on 20 July 2012 by Sameera
The Miniwaste final conference will take place in Rennes (France) during the European Week for Waste Reduction. This one-and-a-half day event held in French and English will exhibit the results of the project and highlight efficient bio-waste...