YPG News

25 Jul 2019 The 2nd ISWA YPG online conference: a step in our journey from dumpsites to a circular economy

From the Stone Age to the Present Day, we have exhausted the Earth’s natural reserves to build our civilization. According to latest figures from the United Nation, around 90 billion tons of natural resources are extracted every...

14 Nov 2018 ISWA World Congress 2018: A huge success for the Young Professionals

The ISWA YPG was again front and center at the 2018 ISWA World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which brought together 1,600 delegates from Malaysia and around the world. Watch the full congress video here and the photo gallery...

10 Sep 2018 ISWA Young Professionals Group launched in Portugal!

The ISWA Young Professionals Group (YPG) Portugal chapter was officially launched by the Portuguese Association for Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (APESB), being the ISWA National Member for Portugal.


The vision of the...

9 Sep 2018 The 2018 ISWA YPG UK Blog-Writing Competition: Winners Revealed

The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Young Professionals Group (YPG) recently organised a blog-writing competition offering a chance for entrants to win up to £300.  The theme for these blogs was ‘A World Without...

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25 Jul 2018 Launch of ISWA YPG Pakistan!


The ISWA Young Professionals Group (YPG) Pakistan chapter was officially launched on July 17, 2018, in Karachi at the Annual Conference on Environment 2018, supported by the EMC Pakistan Private Limited (EMC) and National Forum...

22 Jul 2018 1st ISWA YPG Online Conference: A full success!

Replay & conference proceedings are now available online

20 Jun 2018 Are Re-usable Menstrual Products a Realistic Alternative?

Katharine Blacklaws, Eunomia Research & Consulting

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18 Jun 2018 A world without waste

Beatriz Perez, Cranfield University.

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18 Jun 2018 A zero-waste world – What to do with all this plastic?

Rebecca Maskrey, Paper Round

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15 Jun 2018 Food: one’s waste is another feast

Kate Chambers, Vegware Ltd

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