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Community waste management in Malawi: a feasibility study

Community waste management in Malawi: a feasibility study

WasteAid recently partnered with International Conservation and Clean-up Management (ICCM) to identify ways to improve waste management in Malawi. The study set out to understand what activities are already taking place and to provide recommendations to develop...

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CEO’s blog – December 2020

CEO’s blog – December 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, many will be glad to see the back of this year!  It has indeed been tough for WasteAid, our funders, our partners and our beneficiaries and we look forward to 2021 with a renewed optimism. We certainly look forward to a time when our final...

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WasteAid calls on the PM to retain commitment to aid funding

WasteAid calls on the PM to retain commitment to aid funding

WasteAid stands with our colleagues across the international development sector in calling for the Prime Minister not to renege on the UK's commitment to spend 0.7% GNI on aid and development.   To that end, WasteAid's CEO, Ceris Turner-Bailes, signed this letter on...

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CEO’s blog – November 2020

CEO’s blog – November 2020

It’s been just over 6 months that I started in my role as CEO of WasteAid, and therefore high time that I shared updates and thoughts with WasteAid’s friends, donors, partners and supporters around the globe. Without your support, good will and donations we would not...

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WasteAid and Bunzl partner for progress in Indonesia

WasteAid and Bunzl partner for progress in Indonesia

The island of Bali at the eastern fringe of Indonesia has long been considered a “paradise island”, but lately, locals have noticed its natural beauty eroding beneath an endless wave of plastic waste. Findings from The Bali Partnership show that just 48 per cent of...

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Introducing the WasteAid Circular Economy Network

Introducing the WasteAid Circular Economy Network

The circular economy is the most sustainable post-production business model. The Circular Economy; A User Guide, Walter R Stahel, 2019  WasteAid's new Network Director for the Circular Economy Network Project, Michelle Wilson, considers the potential of the circular...

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How to get plastic recycling to real scale

How to get plastic recycling to real scale

by Tom Idle, Innovation Forum   Waste recycling rates are improving overall, but what are the measures that can really drive plastic recycling forwards?   Legislation designed to promote waste recycling appears to be working.   In Europe, the latest...

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COVID-19 Waste Management Factsheets

COVID-19 Waste Management Factsheets

How can we safely manage the increase of waste produced in response to COVID-19?   The United Nations Environment Programme COVID-19 Waste Management Factsheets provide guidance on how to mitigate the adverse impacts of the pandemic on the global environment.In...

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WasteAid and ICCM tackling waste in Malawi

WasteAid and ICCM tackling waste in Malawi

WasteAid has partnered with a Malawi-based organisation, International Conservation and Clean-up Management, to undertake a feasibility study on community waste management. ICCM's Cat Oliver explains the urgent need for better waste management at a national...

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