Blog posts

There are 39 blogs matching your search term circular economy

Our grandparents focused their lives on making sure they had enough to live; our parents had the chance to start their lives with not much, and grow into a more and more comfortable life; we’re lucky to have been born to a comfo...
July 14, 2016
In moving towards a more sustainable world, we are encouraged by policy makers and thought leaders to apply a ‘systems’ approach and seek ‘integration’. For water management, the vague interpretation of these terms makes t...
September 24, 2015
China’s water problems are the stuff of legend. Decades of extraordinary economic growth have gone hand-in-hand with the mismanagement, pollution and overuse of the country’s water resources and ecosystems. Recognition of the ...
March 15, 2021
In recent months, there have been numerous news reports and discussions around the so-called ‘build back better’ agenda. It is a phrase which has become popularised due to its usage by key actors, such as the UN and the World ...
February 15, 2021
One third of the global population has no access to toilets or latrines, while six in 10 do not have access to safely managed sanitation facilities. Furthermore, 80% of wastewater from human activities is discharged into rivers an...

Media posts

There are 15 media pages matching your search term circular economy

December 6, 2018
 More than 80% of wastewater’s released without treatment to the environment  China water utilities are eager to embrace new technologies for wastewater treatment to serve the increasing freshwater demand IWA was center st...
September 5, 2017
Welcome to High Tide for Change, an IWA podcast where you will be introduced to water champions that are creating waves in their fields and ripples of change towards a water wise world. The first series will focus on the circular ...
Society and businesses are moving towards a circular economy; a concept that has emerged in response to drawbacks of the conventional ‘take-make-consume and dispose’ model of growth, and the shift towards sustainable development. Underpinning the circular economy is the principle of decoupling economic growth and development from the consumption of finite resources; this requires a transition ...
April 13, 2021
As official supporters of UN Water’s #WorldWaterDay, we had a series of polls on social media to highlight a range of water & SDG 6 issues. We have seen great engagement among our followers with over 2,000 responses t...
March 24, 2021
IWA Member Grundfos is a global water technology company committed to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improving the quality of life for people. They have published their Sustainability Report...


There are 29 events and courses matching your search term circular economy

Circular Economy: Tapping the Power of Wastewater

IWA Cluster for Resource Recovery from Water EnglishOnline Free Resource Recovery from Water ON DEMAND

Sustainable Biosolids Management in a Circular Economy

IWA Specialist Group on Sludge Management EnglishOnline Free sludge management; biosolids; anaerobic digestion ON DEMAND

Circular Economy Masterclass

CIWEM English from 1.750 Circular Economy ended 526 days ago

Circular Economy Masterclass

CIWEM English from 1.750 Circular Economy ended 661 days ago

Circular Economy: An Introduction

TU Delft, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability. English from 0 EUR Business & Management CONTINUOUS COURSE

Community pages

There are 1 groups matching your search term circular economy

December 23, 2015
Since the introduction of drinking water production and wastewater treatment in the beginning of the 20th century, the two main goals were to protect human health and to protect the receiving aquatic environment. To achieve this, ...


There are 1 projects matching your search term circular economy

New Urban Agenda

How to Respond to the Commitments and Call for Action of the New Urban Agenda? The New Urban Agenda (NUA) is the outc...

City stories

There are 2 city stories matching your search term circular economy