Help turn the tide on plastic pollution

Help turn the tide on plastic pollution

Anyone who’s been watching Blue Planet 2 will have seen the devastation caused by plastic pollution in the oceans. Evidence suggests that most of the plastic entering the oceans comes from 10 rivers in Africa and Asia, where communities have no option other than...
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 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...
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...
Happy Christmas Jumper Swap

Happy Christmas Jumper Swap

WasteAid Festive Fundraiser Last year we sat up and took notice of the Christmas jumper craze. Are you buying a new one this year? What are you planning to do with your old Christmas jumper? Consumer campaign, Love Your Clothes, found that over 10 million people in...
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...

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