Photo competition 2018

Photo competition 2018

WasteAid Photography Competition “The Wonders of Waste” Do you see beauty in waste? WasteAid is launching its first photography competition, with the theme “The Wonders of Waste”. Waste materials, recycled products, and even recycling processes can be beautiful. This...
Meet WasteAid at RWM 2018

Meet WasteAid at RWM 2018

WasteAid is pleased to announce its return to RWM, the recycling and waste management exhibition taking place at the NEC Birmingham on 12-13 September. In partnership with start-up Dsposal, WasteAid will be coordinating a seminar programme around enabling waste...
Litter and waste – my India experience

Litter and waste – my India experience

Cath Wilson, Zero Waste Scotland and WasteAid’s newest Associate, shares her thoughts on the waste situation from her recent trip to India. I very recently returned from a long-anticipated adventure in southern India. Having turned 50 on Boxing Day – not the...
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...
Managing waste in the Himalayas

Managing waste in the Himalayas

Vishwas Vidyaranya, Director of Solid Waste & Wastewater at Earth One, has kindly shared this fascinating article about waste management in a remote Himalayan valley. The Lower Dibang valley, located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India has one of the...
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...
Dumps and dreams – an update from Northern Ghana

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...

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