WasteAid and KMEG in Naivasha, Kenya

WasteAid and KMEG in Naivasha, Kenya

At the end of April, Biffa’s Dean Willet and WasteAid’s Mike Webster headed out to Kwa Muhia on the shores of Lake Naivasha to see how WasteAid’s UKAid funded project with the Kwa Muhia Environmental Group (KMEG) was progressing. Kicking off at the beginning of 2019,...
Marine Plastic Pollution: From the Land to the Sea

Marine Plastic Pollution: From the Land to the Sea

The amount of waste we produce is expected to DOUBLE in the next 15-20 years. Where is it going to go?A growing population, increasing urbanisation, and a shift to a consumer lifestyle are leading to the generation of ever great volumes of solid waste around the...
WasteAid toolkit wins international award

WasteAid toolkit wins international award

Making Waste Work, WasteAid and CIWM’s free online toolkit for community-led waste management, has been recognised by the International Solid Waste Association as one of the year’s top three publications. ‘Making Waste Work: A Toolkit Community Waste...
Help turn the tide on plastic pollution

Help turn the tide on plastic pollution

Anyone who’s been watching Blue Planet 2 will have seen the devastation caused by plastic pollution in the oceans. Evidence suggests that most of the plastic entering the oceans comes from 10 rivers in Africa and Asia, where communities have no option other than...
Managing waste in the Himalayas

Managing waste in the Himalayas

Vishwas Vidyaranya, Director of Solid Waste & Wastewater at Earth One, has kindly shared this fascinating article about waste management in a remote Himalayan valley. The Lower Dibang valley, located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India has one of the...
What to do when recycling doesn’t work for you

What to do when recycling doesn’t work for you

This blog post was written for WasteAid by Heather Troutman in Accra, Ghana Cities everywhere are beginning to have a hard time justifying recycling in purely economic terms. Providing the infrastructure and logistics to collect multiple streams, or the workforce or...

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