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Tadweer joins global solid waste management association

ABU DHABI, August 4, 2020

Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has announced that it has become a platinum member of the International Solid Waste Management Association (ISWA), a non-governmental, independent and non-profit association based in Vienna, Austria.
ISWA aims to promote and develop the waste management sector worldwide through facilitating the exchange of information and expertise on all aspects of solid waste management.
By joining the association, Tadweer will benefit from various services offered by the association to its affiliates covering all aspects of solid waste management. This include access to statistical data and technical studies related to solid waste management as ISWA knowledge base comprises nearly 3,500 documents related to solid waste management, said a statement from the company.
The affiliation will allow Tadweer to connect and share knowledge and expertise with over 40,000 specialists in solid waste management sector from more than 110 countries, it added.
Tadweer will also be able to participate in various international conferences, workshops, and training programmes organised by the 10 working groups of ISWA on solid waste management to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
In utilizing ISWA’s platform, Tadweer will prepare technical studies on the latest solid waste management technologies, and contribute to the statistics and studies related to the collection, transportation and management of solid waste. 
Furthermore, it will arrange field visits by ISWA specialists to its facilities to benefit from their expertise in the management and development of its various divisions and operations, it added.
Tadweer Director General Dr Salem Al Kaabi said: "Tadweer’s affiliation to ISWA as a Platinum Member comes as a natural outcome of our outstanding achievements in promoting sustainable development, protecting environment and safeguarding the public health."
"At Tadweer, we continue to contribute to Abu Dhabi Environment Vision 2030 that aims to make the Emirate a global model for sustainable development through adopting the highest international standards and best practices in the integrated waste management," he noted. 
"In joining ISWA, we aim to support the association’s efforts to secure a pollution free planet through adopting safe waste management practices that protect hygiene and public health across the globe," said Al Kaabi. 
"Through working with ISWA’s global team, we also look forward to sharing knowledge and broadening our perspectives in solid waste management sector," he stated.
“Our affiliation to a high caliber international association like ISWA will positively reflect on the future development of our services in line with Tadweer’s plan to enhance engagement with global players in integrated waste management sector to address various issues related to climate security, public health and sustainable development,” added Al Kaabi.-TradeArabia News Service


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