Mongolia joins International Solid Waste Association

Environment
baljmaa@montsame.gov.mn
2020-01-13 12:18:51

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last year, International Solid Waste Association’s (ISWA) General Assembly recognized four new organizations representing ISWA in Liberia, Mongolia, Mexico and United Arab Emirates. All four officially joined as National Members of ISWA as of January 2020.


On January 9, 2020, The ISWA issued a press release affirming that “These new members see ISWA consolidate its membership outside of the traditional European base and reflects an ambition to be a truly global association working to promote and develop sustainable waste and resource management worldwide.”


Marc Tijhuis, ISWA Managing Director added “I am delighted to see that the four new national members come from four different regions. South America, Africa, Middle East and Asia are all important areas for ISWA’s future growth, and I am sure that we will soon announce some exciting programmes and initiatives in these regions.”


On Mongolia and the Mongolian National Recycling Association, the press release reads “Based in Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian National Recycling Association (MNRA) was established in 2005 and is working to develop Mongolia's waste management sector in line with Mongolia's green development policy, and overall global sustainable development trends. MNRA are working to develop recycling and waste technologies for the benefit of human health and the environment, by increasing the number of innovations and providing professional and methodological advice for citizens in public and private sectors.”


The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is a non-governmental, independent and non-profit association with mission to promote and develop sustainable and professional waste management worldwide. 


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