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...
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...

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