Update: small-scale recycling technologies

Update: small-scale recycling technologies

Our CIWM-funded Guide to Community Waste Management is in final draft stage and is currently being reviewed by in-country experts and technology specialists. The Guide provides an introduction to waste, the problems it can cause and the economic and health benefits of...
Managing waste in the Himalayas

Managing waste in the Himalayas

Vishwas Vidyaranya, Director of Solid Waste & Wastewater at Earth One, has kindly shared this fascinating article about waste management in a remote Himalayan valley. The Lower Dibang valley, located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India has one of the...
WasteAid in Somaliland

WasteAid in Somaliland

WasteAid UK will be working with the Danish Refugee Council in Hargeisa, the capital of the self-proclaimed state of Somaliland. Since a civil-war in the early 1990s Somaliland has been largely peaceful but its status as unrecognized by the international community...
3 fun ways to support WasteAid

3 fun ways to support WasteAid

WasteAid supporters are organising fundraising events through the year – why not join in or plan your own? The Walk for Waste, which was great fun last year and well-attended, will this year see climbers take on Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England. The guided...
What to do when recycling doesn’t work for you

What to do when recycling doesn’t work for you

This blog post was written for WasteAid by Heather Troutman in Accra, Ghana Cities everywhere are beginning to have a hard time justifying recycling in purely economic terms. Providing the infrastructure and logistics to collect multiple streams, or the workforce or...
DIY Energy from Waste – WasteAid in the media

DIY Energy from Waste – WasteAid in the media

WasteAid UK was featured in Waste Management World, the magazine of the International Solid Waste Association. DIY Energy from Waste, by Zoë Lenkiewicz WasteAid UK When outgoing ISWA President David Newman was at the United Nations Environment Assembly meeting in...
Dumps and dreams – an update from Northern Ghana

Dumps and dreams – an update from Northern Ghana

We’ve been working with the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Catholic Diocese in far northern Ghana, to assess the local solid waste situation and see how we can work with some of the poorest in the region to not only clean up their communities, making them healthier places to...

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