WasteAid Eyewitness Campaign

WasteAid Eyewitness Campaign

Your stories of waste around the world are powerful. Let’s join together to influence decision-makers and help sort the waste crisis for future generations.   To harness people power, we have decided to launch the Eyewitness campaign. The aim is to gather...
Visualising Rivers of Plastic

Visualising Rivers of Plastic

Most of the plastic in the oceans comes from land-based sources in parts of the world without decent waste management.John Nelson of ESRI has produced a unique, vintage-themed map that visualises the amount of plastic polluting major rivers around the world. Plastic...
Mapping the future of waste management in Uganda

Mapping the future of waste management in Uganda

How do you go about mapping the waste of an entire country, where formal waste management only exists on a small scale? WasteAid spoke with Taremwa Sam, who is leading the programme to map Uganda’s waste management service delivery. After completing his degree in...
BBC: Drowning in plastic

BBC: Drowning in plastic

BBC One has broadcast its feature-length documentary Drowning in Plastic. Liz Bonnin reveals the full scale of the world’s plastic problem and its impact on wildlife, exploring ways in which science can offer a solution. Our blue planet is facing one its biggest...

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