Waste Vision 2100

IWWG proudly presents the second call for the IWWG-award ‘Waste Vision 2100’. Application deadline extended to 15th June 2021.

IWWG President participated in 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

The president of the IWWG, Evangelos Gidarakos, participated at the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit on Green Growth and Global Targets 2030.

New job vacancy (April 2021)

Waste Processing Technology and Waste Management at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben (Austria) offers a senior scientist position.

CRETE 2021

7th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management

July 27-30, 2021. Chania, Crete, Greece Website


18th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, 11 - 15 October 2021, Santa Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy. Website

IWWG Russia and NIS Regional Branch: International Scientific Conference 2021

The IWWG Regional Branch for Russia and NIS is co-organizing the V International Scientific Conference "From Waste Management to Resource Recovery" to be held 2-3 Dec. 2021 in Perm, Russia.

ICLRS 2022

11th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

June 2022, Wilmington, NC, USA.Website

Our guests...


Dr Jutta Gutberlet (University of Victoria, Canada)

With the videos“CATADORAS and CATADORES” and “BEYOND GRAMACHO” we present the very successful work of Dr Jutta Gutberlet from San Paolo, Brazil, where she significantly contributed to the improvement of the socio-economic situation of the informal sector and to the increase of the recovery and utilization of materials from waste. In cooperation with colleagues and the public administration she has made a great impact on the working and living conditions of the Informal Sector. Her work is centred on empowering people through intensive education programmes and on supporting the building of organizational structures, such as the waste pickers cooperatives.
We believe that the ideas behind these projects could be usefully implemented and developed in other parts of the world, especially in other developing countries with similar socio-economic conditions and waste management profiles.

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The Literary Café in Yaounde’

Dr Cristina Lavagnolo of University of Padua, Italy, heads “The Literary Café”, a project which promotes education in waste management in Cameroon. This bottom-up approach aims to empower the community by involving the people themselves and by providing a space in which knowledge on waste management can be shared and cultivated.
We invite you to find out more about this worthy initiative, also presented at the “Sardinia Symposium 2015”, and to consider supporting its full implementation, by following the story below.

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