EVENT PAGE: Walk for Waste 2017

Walk for Waste 2017 – Scafell Pike WasteAid UK’s popular fundraiser, the Walk for Waste is back – this time with a trek to England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike. The hike will raise awareness and funds for WasteAid UK, which shares waste management and recycling...

Fundraising for the WasteAid Conference in the Gambia

WasteAid UK’s conference in The Gambia, in partnership and with funding from the Arkleton Trust, will take place in April 2017. Attracting community waste management practitioners from across sub-Saharan Africa, the event will for the first time bring together...

Closing the World’s Dumpsites

Dumpsites are a global health and environmental emergency. More than 750 people have died because of poor waste management at dumpsites in the first half of 2016 alone. Dumpsites receive roughly 40% of the world’s waste and serve 3-4 billion people. As urbanisation...

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

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...

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...

Waste and the Sustainable Development Goals

Now is the time to recognise waste management is vital for global sustainable development There are more than 7 billion of us, and we’re producing waste every day. A staggering half of that waste isn’t collected, treated or safely disposed of, and it’s causing a...

Walk for Waste

Walk for Waste: Climb Snowdon to Raise Funds for WasteAid Friends and colleagues are invited to join WasteAid UK on a sponsored walk up Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. The Walk for Waste, organised by LARAC’s Sally Talbot in support of WasteAid UK, will...

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