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Here is a few interesting resources that we are eager to share with you to learn more or connect with like-minded organizations. 



 Unschool organizes post-disposable workshops, emerging leaders programs, disruptive design, creative change-making, and more!

Unschool organizes post-disposable workshops, emerging leaders programs, disruptive design, creative change-making, and more!

The team at Unschool are a global experimental knowledge lab for creative rebels and change agents who want to activate their agency and help redesign the world so it works better for all of us.

They work with designers, artists, innovators, social entrepreneurs and world-changing-types to curate unique, cerebrally activating programming that re-orients the way we participate in the world around us, develops a divergent 3 dimensional perspective of the world. 

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Interesting Conferences

February 7th – 13th – World Urban Forum. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The world urban forum brings together policy makers, NGOs, local government leaders, and expert practitioners to discuss sustainable urban development and human settlements. WIEGO will attend this forum and participate in several events, seminars, and talks pertaining to the informal sector.

March 29th-30th, 2018 - ICSW 2018: 20th International Conference on Solid Waste. Sidney, Australia.

A conference designed to bring together academics to discuss research results on all areas of SWM.

May 30th- June 1st, 2018 – Rethink: A world without waste. Whistler, BC.

Hosted by the Recycling Council of British Colombia, this conference examines innovative ideas, case-studies, and examples of waste reduction, management, and policy.  

June 26th-28th, 2018 - Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium. Sweden.

This conference addresses a broad range of issues and perspectives associated with landfills.

July 9th-13th, 2018 - 41st WEDC International Conference. Nakuru, Kenya.

This conference discusses sustainable and resilient WASH services. All papers and presentations pertaining to WASH infrastructure and service provision in low to middle income countries are welcome.

October 19th-21st, 2018 - Bioneers Conference. California

Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet.

October 22nd-24th, 2018 – International Solid Waste Association World Congress. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Thematic areas of this conference include sustainable SWM in developing countries, collection, transportation, and recycling, governance and communication, and climate change and landfill issues.