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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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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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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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