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Meet WasteAid at RWM in Birmingham

Meet WasteAid at RWM in Birmingham

The WasteAid team is returning to RWM, the UK's major resources and waste management exhibitionRWM is the leading recycling, resource, and waste management event in the UK – showcasing the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector to the industry’s most...

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E-waste: WasteAid partners with musicMagpie at G7

E-waste: WasteAid partners with musicMagpie at G7

WasteAid partners with recommerce expert musicMagpie ahead of attention-grabbing event at G7 to highlight the growing environmental threat of e-wasteImage: Adam Gasson/PA Wire WasteAid has partnered with recommerce expert musicMagpie as part of its G7 campaign to...

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World Environment Day 2021: Spotlight on e-waste

World Environment Day 2021: Spotlight on e-waste

Ambitions to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 will rely on low carbon technology, which in turn depends upon the availability of rare elements such as cobalt and lithium. But with electrical and electronic goods being casually disposed of in landfills and...

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CEO’s update

CEO’s update

The first part of 2021 has been difficult for all, but here at WasteAid it feels as if things are moving in the right direction – the lockdowns across the UK have lifted and WasteAid managed its first socially distanced UK-based staff meeting in too long. It was so...

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Earth Day 2021 – your donation doubled!

Earth Day 2021 – your donation doubled!

This Earth Day, have your donation to WasteAid doubled by The Big Give!    It’s easy to take a rubbish collection for granted, but in many places there are no binmen. Rubbish accumulates in streets and riverbeds and makes people ill. By donating you can help...

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WasteAid launches €10,000 Zero Waste Cities Challenge

WasteAid launches €10,000 Zero Waste Cities Challenge

WasteAid launches its Zero Waste Cities Challenge today in Johannesburg, Ho Chi Minh City and Guwahati The competition is part of a programme to encourage a circular economy and inclusive livelihood opportunities in the city Prizes of €10,000 will be awarded to two...

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CEO’s blog – April 2021

CEO’s blog – April 2021

We must embrace 2021, the year of COP26, as an opportunity to highlight the links between poor waste management and climate change. The start of 2021 has been frustrating at times for the WasteAid team, as I am sure it has been for many of our friends, supporters, and...

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Celebrating Global Recycling Day 2021

Celebrating Global Recycling Day 2021

Recycling: an untold story Zoë Lenkiewicz of WasteAid and Ranjit Baxi of Global Recycling Day Celebrating Global Recycling Day 2021 with a live webinar discussing the huge, yet often under-recognised, benefits of recycling: Preventing climate change emissions...

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Partnerships are key: a Q&A with our CEO

Partnerships are key: a Q&A with our CEO

Corin Williams, Editor of MRW, interviewed WasteAid's Chief Executive, Ceris Turner-Bailes. CW: You joined WasteAid just a few weeks into the first lockdown. What challenges did you have to overcome and how did the organisation have to change its operations? CTB: The...

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Growing WaRM for climate resilience in Africa

Growing WaRM for climate resilience in Africa

WasteAid‘s senior technical advisor and head of communications, Zoë Lenkiewicz, says waste and resource management (‘WaRM’) has an important role in building climate resilience in Africa, and with COP26 on the horizon WasteAid is aiming to put it on the agenda.Most...

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Exploring circularity in Guwahati, India

Exploring circularity in Guwahati, India

Dinesh Bandela, WasteAid's new project manager for the Circular Economy Network in Guwahati, India, shares his early thoughts on resource recovery and circularity in the city.In my debut blog I wanted to give you my first impressions of the progress towards a key...

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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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