YPG News

21 Nov 2017 #9 Online Discussion “Closing the Dumpsites: consequences for working conditions and life of waste pickers” November 27, 2017 at 1 pm Vienna CET

Join the Young Professionals to discuss the problem of informal waste sector and its inclusion. The webinar gives the attendees the chance to discuss the existing solutions and the challenges of informal waste pickers with...

17 Sep 2017 ISWA YPG India- Annual Meeting and Workshop at IFAT India, 28 September 2017


ISWA YPG-India for the Annual Meeting and Workshop at IFAT Inida (Mumbai), September 28th at 1:30 pm. Join the Waste Management leaders of Next Generation!

31 Aug 2017 YP Events at ISWA World Congress & WASTECON in Baltimore 24.-26. September 2017

ISWA YPG activities for the coming  World Congress & WASTECON in Baltimore:


Sunday, September 24

 13:00 – 17:00

Student Design Competition — Part I


ISWA YP Dinner at the restaurant:

Pratt Street...

17 Jul 2017 Mentorship program applications closed

The mentorship program is now full, and they will no longer be taking applications.

26 Jun 2017 A Chat with YPG Member Subha Niranjan

Subha is the Sustainability officer of Electronic City Industrial Township Authority (ELCITA), Bangalore which is one of India's premier industrial estates. Subha has been instrumental in successfully implementing waste...

29 May 2017 We catch up with YPG Member, Dr. Ramy Salemdeeb

Dr. Ramy Salemdeeb is a founding member of the Young Professionals. He is a waste & resource management consultant with a focus on post-conflict zones and developing countries. He is the founder of "Zero Waste MENA", a regional...

17 May 2017 Waste Around the World: South Australia

The latest WAW is brought to you from South Australia by Kathrine Heinrich, Chair of the ISWA Young Professionals

8 May 2017 Help us to Map the World's Biggest Waste Challenges

Calling all waste and resource management professionals from across the globe - we need your help to identify the world's biggest waste challenges by completing a survey.

3 May 2017 Waste Around the World: Baltimore, USA

In the latest issue of Waste Around the World, Kristyn Oldendorf from Baltimore, USA shows us around the host city of the 2017 ISWA World Congress

20 Apr 2017 Waste Around the World: Greece

In general, waste management in Greece depends on sanitary landfill sites. In Greece, all uncontrolled disposal sites (dumpsites) have been shut down and a few of them are in the restoration process. Statistics are not available...