International Solid Waste Association

International Solid Waste Association, (ISWA), non-profit public body, Denmark
ISWA is a non-profit public body with a huge knowledge in waste management. Its mission is the promotion of sustainable waste management worldwide through efficiency in terms of environmental practice, social acceptability and efficiency in terms of economic viability, advancement of waste management through education and training, support to developing countries through ISWA Development Programme and professionalism through its programme on professional qualifications. It has been and is involved in similar projects in co-operations with other international bodies such as WHO, UNEP and the World Bank as well as the EU-Commission.


Waste-to-Energy or Waste-of-Energy?

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The consortium gathered for ISSOWAMA comprises leader organisations from European and Asian countries with years of proven experience in ISWM, universities, NGOs, municipalities, industrial associations and SMEs.

7. Framework Programme

FP7ISSOWAMA is a Coordination Action funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme, specific program “Cooperation”.