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

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...

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...

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