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...
WasteAid selected as partner for Turner exhibition

WasteAid selected as partner for Turner exhibition

Artist Matt Phillips is pairing up with WasteAid UK for an art exhibition themed around environment, recycling and materials. The exhibition begins on April 24th at Turner House, the Soho headquarters of Turner channels including CNN and Cartoon Network, and a share...
Progress from our partners in Senegal

Progress from our partners in Senegal

The women of Deline’s Gift are turning waste into income! In rural Senegal cooking is done over open fires using wood or charcoal from wood. This wood comes from cutting trees, a practice that depletes forests. In Casamance where we work, this practice is...
Meet WasteAid UK at RWM, courtesy of UKTI

Meet WasteAid UK at RWM, courtesy of UKTI

WasteAid UK, the charity that is tackling the global waste crisis, will be exhibiting at RWM thanks to support from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI). Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 13-15 September, RWM in partnership with CIWM attracts 13,000 visitors and is...
Waste management review, Uganda

Waste management review, Uganda

In 2015 WasteAid UK Associate Professor Margaret Bates (The University of Northampton) visited four towns near Masaka in Uganda: Kinoni, Kyazanga, Lwengo, Kalisizo. Margaret and colleagues from Bangor University and Rotary Club of Falmouth worked with the town...
Inclusive recycling – what is and why does it matter?

Inclusive recycling – what is and why does it matter?

It has been estimated that around 15-20 million people are involved in informal recycling. A staggering number, but, first things first, what does this mean? It means that tens of millions of people are involved in collecting, separating, aggregating and reprocessing...

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