Global dumpsite hazards led to 750 deaths in 7 months

This week at the 2016 ISWA World Congress in Novi Sad, Serbia ISWA announced the publication of its latest report, A Roadmap for the Closure of Waste Dumpsites. This roadmap will shape a fundamental part of ISWA’s agenda over the coming years as ISWA plans to invest significant energy into …

Roadmap to Close World’s Biggest Dumpsites Unveiled at ISWA Congress 2016

The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) has presented a roadmap for closing the world’s biggest waste dumpsites yesterday at the start if its annual Congress in Novi Sad, Serbia. As a measure to protect the environment and to assure better public health and safety, the organisation noted that open dumps …

New International Solid Waste Association President Inaugurated

At the ISWA Congress 2016 in Novi Sad, Serbia Antonis Mavropoulos was formally elected and inaugurated as the new President of the International Solid Waste Association. A Chemical Engineer by profession, Antonis has worked tirelessly over many years as founder and CEO of D-Waste, as well as in his capacity …

RENEXPO BiH 9. and 10.November

RENEXPO would like to draw your attention to the programs of Hydro Power and Water Management conferences at 3rd international platform for energy and environmental experts RENEXPO® BiH. 9th – 10th of November 2016 Hotel Hills, Butmirska cesta br. 18 a, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. On top of all …

Côte d’Ivoire: 10 years on, survivors of toxic waste dumping ‘remain in the...

Speaking ahead of the 10th anniversary of the illegal dumping of toxic waste in Côte d’Ivoire, a group of United Nations experts today urged the Ivorian Government, all responsible States and the international community to use the opportunity to address the ongoing human rights impacts of the incident.  In a …

Lower oil prices affect global growth of mining industry, says UNIDO report

Global production growth from mining activities remained low in 2015 and was significantly affected by lower crude oil prices, and the combined production of mining and utilities rose a mere 1.0 per cent in 2015, according to a report released today by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Extraction …

Heineken Launches Interactive Sustainability Report

Heineken has released a new sustainability report, and also an interactive experience that not only promotes the company’s achievements, but also encourages the visitor to go further. Called Brewing a Better World, it tells readers about the sustainability achievements of the US arm of the company in 2015 and also …