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Red bins, blue bins, green bins? What’s KMEG up to now?

Red bins, blue bins, green bins? What’s KMEG up to now?

WasteAid's team in Kenya have been busy developing waste services in Kwa Muhia, thanks to UK Aid funding. Jill Matthews has sent this update... In Kwa-Muhia many residents rent a room in a plot. Until now those renting rooms have put their household waste into sacks...

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It’s all go down in Douala!

It’s all go down in Douala!

Mike Webster has sent this update from WasteAid's UK Aid Match programme in Cameroon.   I’ve just returned from out kick off visit to our partners in Douala and I’m pleased to say Pierre and the team are moving ahead rapidly. We have helped Pierre to set up Young...

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WasteAid welcomes new team members

WasteAid welcomes new team members

With our growth plans well-underway, we are excited to welcome recent additions to the team.At the end of 2019 Ray Georgeson MBE moved from the WasteAid board into the leadership team as Interim Executive Support, bringing decades of experience to help prepare us for...

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A letter of gratitude to our Proud Partners Biffa

A letter of gratitude to our Proud Partners Biffa

A letter of gratitude to… our Proud Partners, BiffaDear Biffa colleagues, We are writing to say a big thank you to all of you who have been involved in the Proud Partnership with WasteAid this year. 2019 has been pivotal for WasteAid, and Biffa has played a crucial...

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Kenya upcycling: recovering value from waste

Kenya upcycling: recovering value from waste

The two-year UK Aid-funded WasteAid initiative in Kenya is helping an entire community move towards zero waste. This update has been provided by our project managers, Duncan Oloo and Moses Noah.It’s now close to one year of implementing the zero waste initiative with...

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Two Years of the WasteAid Toolkit

Two Years of the WasteAid Toolkit

This article was written for Circular Online, a daily news and insights resource for sustainability professionals working in resources and waste. Zoë Lenkiewicz, Head of Programmes and Engagement for WasteAid, looks back at two years since launching the WasteAid...

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WasteAid waste management toolkit launched in Spanish

WasteAid waste management toolkit launched in Spanish

We are delighted to announce that the award-winning WasteAid toolkit for community waste management, Making Waste Work, is now available in Spanish: Residuos Útiles: Una caja de herramientas. The WasteAid toolkit is a free online guide to setting up simple waste...

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Creative upcycling in Kenya

Creative upcycling in Kenya

Moses Noah is the WasteAid project officer in Kenya, helping deliver sustainable waste management solutions in his community of Kwa Muhia. The project is funded by UK Aid for two years under the Small Charities Challenge Fund. Read more about the context and goals of...

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WasteAid Volunteers

WasteAid Volunteers

We want to thank our inspiring volunteers fighting poverty, pollution and climate change at events, in schools and in your communities.  You are the beating heart of the organisation and we would like to thank you for your support, now and in the future. There are...

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Meet WasteAid in Birmingham, UK

Meet WasteAid in Birmingham, UK

We are only 6 weeks away from the UK’s largest Recycling and Waste Management show, RWM Exhibition. And WasteAid are thrilled to announce we will be speaking at the event! Mike Webster, our CEO, will hold a seminar focused on: Turtles vs child health – why does...

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