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...

Walk for Waste 2017 – Scafell Pike, 15th July

SAVE THE DATE: The Walk for Waste 2017 will take place on Saturday 15 July. Sponsored walkers get to experience the breathtaking views of the Lake District and enjoy sunset at the summit. WasteAid UK’s popular fundraiser, the Walk for Waste is back – this time with a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pin It on Pinterest

wasteaid-uk-logo-trans-350

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

Thank you, you're subscribed