Newsletter

Waste Wise Cities publishes a newsletter every two months to keep you posted on the work we do with our member cities, affiliates and partners and the exiting opportunities we offer! Have you missed them ? No worries, you can find them here, available in different languages!

Waste Wise Cities & African Clean Cities Platform Newsletter 12 - October 2021

The 12th edition of our newsletter explores and explains the linkages between inadequate municipal solid waste management and marine litter. It also contains updates from our Affiliates and from the application of the Waste Wise Cities Tool in various cities around the world. It further gives an overview of events the Waste Wise Cities and ACCP team attended and/or organized and provides the link to the recording if you missed them.

Waste Wise Cities & African Clean Cities Platform Newsletter 11 - June, 2021

This joint Waste Wise Cities and African Clean Cities Platform newsletter focuses on Waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) and the challenges towards its proper management. The newsletter introduces the UN E-waste Coalition, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on e-waste and a recap on the Webinar Deep Dive # 1: Treatment of WEEE or e-waste. It also starts a new focus area within the newsletter, presenting results of the Waste Wise Cities Tool (WaCT) application.

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 10 - April, 2021

Materials Recovery Facilities are the focus of the 10th Waste Wise Cities newsletter. It includes the summary of the deep-dive webinar series on material recovery facilities in Southern Africa, Qalyubeya, Egypt and, Buenos Aires, Argentina, as well as introductions of new Affiliates and Updates, including the results of our member satisfaction survey, which was quite positive.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 9 - February, 2021

This newsletter is all about organic waste management. It starts with a summary of the deep-dive webinar series on organic waste management: anaerobic digestion, Black Soldier Fly Larvae Composting, and case studies from Sanergy, Kenya, and Kochi, India. Then Affiliates are introduced and updates given, including on the launch of the Waste Wise Cities Tool (WaCT).

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 8 - December, 2020

Waste management during the COVID-19 pandemic is the subject of our 8th newsletter. It highlights the impacts of the pandemic on waste management in general and recycling and waste pickers activities in particular. It also presents the results of a Waste Wise Cities member survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on their waste management operations and takes a look back at 2020.

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 7 - October, 2020

The 7th Waste Wise Cities newsletter addresses other SDGs closely linked to indicator 11.6.1. It highlights the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, World Cleanup Day during COVID-19 pandemic, and International E-Waste Day.

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 6 - July, 2020

This Issue of the Waste Wise Cities newsletter is called "storytimes" and tells stories about the African Clean Cities Platform, reasons for ineffective waste management introduces Affiliates and gives updates on Waste Wise Cities' work.

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 5 - May, 2020

This Issue of the Waste Wise Cities Campaign newsletter looks at The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Waste Management. It highlights the SDGs that are linked to waste management, tell the story of SDG indicator 11.6.1 and how it was used to develop a waste assessment tool for cities, the Waste Wise Cities Tool.

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 4 - March, 2020

This issue of the newsletter looks at Dumpsites & Landfills around the world. After a general introduction to the topic, the newsletter explores problems associated with dumpsites and landfills as well as innovations around the topic. The newsletter ends with a report about the World Urban Forum 10, other updates and an outlook. It's the first newsletter available in English, French and Spanish.

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 3 - December, 2019

The topic of this Waste Wise Cities newsletter is Women in Waste. It introduces research on the women-waste-nexus and features stories from women and waste. Furthermore, it provides information on grass root innovations and Waste Wise Cities updates.

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 2 - October, 2019

The second Waste Wise Cities newsletter provides updates about Waste Wise Cities activities, for example at the 1st UN-Habitat Assembly, and the theme of the 2019 World Habitat Day "Waste to wealth".

Waste Wise Cities Newsletter 1 - July, 2019

The first issue of the newsletter gives an overview about World Habitat Day 2019, training and courses, results from the questionnaire to new members, introduces the Waste Wise Cities Advisory Group and closes with a Call to Action and Outlook.

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Contact : Andre Dzikus . Chief, Urban Basic Services Section United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) . WasteWiseCities@un.org

Contact : Andre Dzikus . Chief, Urban Basic Services Section United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) . WasteWiseCities@un.org