Blog posts

There are 31 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 ...
April 22, 2020
The Water Industry is set to embrace several changes in the coming years due to rapid urbanisation, severe climate changes, rising customer demands and emerging digital technologies. These changes will present businesses with a co...
March 6, 2020
“We cannot solve our problem with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein We’ve all heard about thinking out of the box… But it’s easier said than done. A few days ago I was pushed outside my box...

Media posts

There are 13 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 ...
January 15, 2020
A new IWA Young Water Professionals (IWA YWP) Chapter is being launched in Serbia on 22 November 2019. This new IWA YWP chapter is open to all water (related) professionals age 35 and below, who are IWA members or want to get acqu...
October 7, 2019
By 2015 most of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean had reached the Millenium Development Goals, however, according to the more ambitious targets of the Sustainable Development Goals, the region is still far from secu...

Events

There are 26 events and courses matching your search term circular economy

Sustainable Biosolids Management in a Circular Economy

IWA Specialist Group on Sludge Management EnglishOnline Free sludge management; biosolids; anaerobic digestion ended 9 days ago

Circular Economy Masterclass

CIWEM English from 1.750 Circular Economy ended 242 days ago

Circular Economy Masterclass

CIWEM English from 1.750 Circular Economy ended 377 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

Circular Economy

Wageningen University & Research English Free Business & Management CONTINUOUS COURSE

Community pages

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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, ...

Projects

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

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