WasteAid International is an umbrella organization that supports National Affiliates in the UK, US and Canada to #putwasteright. It is focused on the challenge of 3.5 billion with out access to basic waste services. It was informally founded in 2013 and is currently working through its UK Affiliate in the Gambia. It’s vision is global with projects in Brazil, Indonesia, Kenya and Puerto Rico and other places in the pipeline. It’s mandate is to connect poor and vulnerable communities to waste management expertise and resources. It seeks to drive waste management up the development agenda and educate both the waste industry and the development sector in terms of the key impacts on climate change, social enterprise, economic efficiency, health impacts and environmental degradation that waste plays.
Building an Evidence Base for Making a Case for Waste
September 2, 2016 from our The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, Video Panels Prof. David Wilson is the Chief Author of the Global Waste Management Outlook report published by UN and ISWA. Zoe Lenkiewicz is a well known PR & Communications professional in waste management. They get together to discuss the need for data in waste and how to build an evidence base for making a case for waste as a global challenge. This panel was organized under the theme "Making a Case for Waste" curated by Mike Webster of WasteAid UK as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.