Noticias de la International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)



ISWA signs MoU with WMRAS and NEA in Singapore

On the basis of an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed among ISWA, …

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Europe: “best before” dates add to food waste

“Best before” dates on food add to a mountain of waste in Europe and could be scrapped for some long-life produce, a group of European Union states have argued in a discussion paper prepared for an agriculture ministers meeting on Monday.

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India: Toxic computer waste in the developing world

As the developing world continues to develop, standards of living and access to technology increase. Unfortunately, as personal computers, laptops and mobile phones become increasingly common so the problem of recycling and disposal of such devices when they become technologically obsolete rises too, according to research published in the International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management.

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New Zealand: NZ considers mandatory product stewardship

New Zealand is considering mandating product stewardship schemes for four waste streams after voluntary arrangements failed to develop or adequately deliver.

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Singapore: Water, solid waste to be treated at adjacent facilities

In the first initiative of its kind, used water and solid waste will be treated at facilities located next to each other in Tuas.


Singapore will see the implementation of more innovative environmental technologies, following announcements made at the Singapore International Water Week.

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UK: Sainsbury’s powers supermarket entirely by food waste

Sainsbury’s in Cannock will be the UK’s first supermarket to run on electricity generated solely from food waste.

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