Blog posts

There are 53 blogs matching your search term circular economy

In Kalundborg, Denmark, one company´s waste or residual is another company’s resource. This is the site of the world’s first Industrial Symbiosis, which has created value through a symbiotic and circular ap-proach to industry...
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 ...
For most of world’s one billion low-income urban dwellers, water is undrinkable. Even when accessible municipal water is relatively safe, faecal bacteria contaminate the water as it is dispensed at shared water points and subseq...

Media posts

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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 ...
May 19, 2023
IWA is pleased to announce that the 2023 LET programme, built around the theme of achieving sustainability through water technology, is now available! The IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET) is d...
May 12, 2023
As part of IWA’s mission to empower Young Water Professionals to contribute to sustainable water management, a new IWA Young Water Professionals (IWA YWP) chapter was officially established in the USA in May 2023. This IWA YWP c...


There are 32 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 EnglishOnline from 1.750 Circular Economy ended 1295 days ago

Circular Economy Masterclass

CIWEM EnglishOnline from 1.750 Circular Economy ended 1430 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

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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, ...


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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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