Activity: Talk or presentation types › Public lecture/debate/seminar
Waste management is a vital health service and an engine for
sustainable development. Yet, in 2016, more than 3 billion people do
not have their waste collected or disposed of safely. This often results
in open dumping and burning of waste which in turn leads to serious
health problems and environmental pollution.
WasteAid UK is a new independent charity, set up by waste
management professionals to help deliver practical and low-cost
waste services for disadvantaged communities. Its vision is a world
with equal access to waste services for all. The charity works with
local partners and donor organisations to develop the skills and
services that are needed to implement long-lasting projects. These
important projects enable people to improve their environment, health
and local economy.
CIWM Northern Ireland is pleased to invite the Chair of WasteAid UK,
Mike Webster, to speak on the work of WasteAid and its partners.
Mike will speak about the importance and benefits of exporting good
waste management practice and will give examples of how
WasteAid’s projects have resulted in health and environmental
This meeting is open to members and non-members of CIWM.
CIWM member’s attendance at this meeting counts as 2 hrs of CPD.