The ISWA Solid Waste World Congress

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
During the three days of this Congress you can meet academics presenting cutting edge research; scientists; government administrators and decision makers; representatives of the world’s largest companies in the waste sector, and many other...

World Cleanup 2012: Let's clean the world together

posted on 16 April 2012 by Anonymous
World Cleanup 2012 In 2012, from 24th of March until 25th of September, a series of cleanups will sweep over the globe, touching all continents and bringing together millions of people who will be cleaning up their homes. Right at this moment we...

Miniwaste Final Conference

posted on 20 July 2012 by Sameera
The Miniwaste final conference will take place in Rennes (France) during the European Week for Waste Reduction. This one-and-a-half day event held in French and English will exhibit the results of the project and highlight efficient bio-waste...

Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and sustainable Resource management (ACR+) is an international network of members who share the common aim of promoting the sustainable consumption of resources and management of waste...

The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers

posted on 18 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) is the national trade association representing companies who acquire, reprocess and sell the output of more than 90 percent of the post-consumer plastic processing capacity in North America. Its...

HELMEPA: Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
HELMEPA is the joint initiative of Greek seafarers and shipowners who declared in 1982 in Piraeus that they voluntarily undertake the responsibility to eliminate ship-generated marine pollution and enhance safety at sea. The Association provides a...

Higher Education Needs for Capacity Building at Local Level for Solid Waste Management through 3R in Asian developing countries

posted on 8 November 2011 by Anonymous
The purpose of this investigation is to highlight the higher education needs for Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) through 3R by scrutinizing the present academic curriculum of Solid Waste Management (SWM) and capacity available with Local...

Marine Debris Program, United States

posted on 10 February 2011 by Anonymous
The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric  Administration) Marine Debris Program (MDP) serves as a centralized marine debris capability within NOAA in order to coordinate, strengthen, and increase the visibility of marine debris issues and...

Plastic Debris Rivers to Sea Project

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Plastic Debris, Rivers to Sea Project is assessing and reducing sources of plastics and trash in urban runoff. The State Water Resources Control Board, through a Proposition 13 grant, provides the majority of the funding for the Project. The...

Material Litter Prevention Communication Tools

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
The United States Protection Agency provides a series of communication and training materials for the  children, students and teachers, with regards to marine litter prevention from oceans and coasts.