IWWG - International Waste Working Group is a non-profit association that aims to provide a forum to encourage economic and ecological waste management world-wide and to promote scientific advancement in the field

Mode of operation and outcomes

The objectives of IWWG will be pursued mainly by means of:

Dissemination of Information

Collecting, developing and disseminating information on all aspects of solid waste management with particular emphasis on the results of R&D.
Editing and producing the Journal Waste Management and Detritus – Multidisciplinary Journal for Circular Economy and Sustainable Management of Residues
Maintaining an internet web site.

Discussion Forums

Running symposia and conferences.
Organising seminars, workshops and specialist task groups.
Fostering links with existing organisations.


Running training courses and producing training material.
Publishing textbooks and monographs.
Developing university courses.


Providing technical assistance in co-sponsoring conferences, courses, etc.
Supplying consultancy services to institutions, governments, world organisations, etc.
Providing advice on the development of guidelines, legislation and waste management policy.


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