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Government Organisations

DEFRA: "For information about the issues surrounding recycling and waste, and the actions we are taking." New Waste Technologies Implementation programme.

June 2004 - Click here to Download an Acrobat file "The DEFRA Introductory Guide; Options for the Diversion of Biodegradable Municipal Waste from Landfill.

Professional Organisations

United Kingdom:

Click here to visit the CIWEM web site.

Committed to the sustainable
management and development of
water and the  environment.

Click here to visit the CIWM web site.

  • Advancing the scientific, technical and practical aspects of wastes  management for the safeguarding of the environment
  • Promoting education, training, research and the dissemination of knowledge  in all matters of wastes management
  • Striving to achieve and maintain the highest standards of practice,  competence and conduct by all its members.

Managing waste is everyone's responsibility. This web site and the NRWF publications have been produced to help everyone work together in an open partnership to achieve the nation's targets.


Click here to visit the ISWA web site.

To promote Sustainable
Waste Management World-Wide


We recommend the papers published in the IWWG Journal as a valuable source of technical papers. To find out more about the papers published in the journal, visit the Elsevier IWWG Journal web page here.

The International Waste Working Group (IWWG) was established in 2002, not to compete with existing professional organisations but to serve as a forum for meeting a world-wide demand for a platform for the scientific and professional community.
Click here to visit the IWWG's homepage.

UK Environment Agency Publications:
Waste Pre-treatment: A Review

Landfill Waste Disposal Companies/Landfill Operators:

SITA Downloads page with Position Notes etc on a variety of waste technologies.