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Thank you for coming, we hope you enjoyed our Bilbao menú

Thank you for coming, we hope you enjoyed our Bilbao menú

After 3 days of intense activity, the 29th edition of the ISWA World Congress has been closed. Between October 7th and 9th more than 1,200 attendees from over 70 countries on 5 continents have gathered in Bilbao to exchange experiences, learn and teach, and to expand their

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A sustainable congress, with everyone’s effort

A sustainable congress, with everyone's effort

by José María Menéndez Any human activity has an environmental impact. To write this post it is necessary to consume electricity (lighting, power consumption of computer equipment). To go to work it is necessary to consume energy. And in a work meeting, attendees move, consume energy and

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Tribute to Julián Uriarte (1934 – 2017), the founder of Ategrus

Tribute to Julián Uriarte (1934 - 2017), the founder of Ategrus

by José María Menéndez Julián Uriarte Jaureguízar was a pioneer and a visionary in waste management and urban cleaning. Born in Plentzia, a beautiful coastal town of Biscay, he “behaved” as a plentzian, he lived in Plentzia and he died in Plentzia. A Doctor Industrial Engineer and

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ISWA 2019, a can´t miss event

ISWA 2019, a can´t miss event

by José María Menéndez ISWA is an international organization dedicated to promoting and developing (designing and executing) sustainable and professional waste management systems. Among the many informative activities of ISWA is its World Congress that is held annually. The ISWA world congresses are an international reference in

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THE COURTESY OF THE PHILOSOPHER

THE COURTESY OF THE PHILOSOPHER

Article written for the special issue of Waste Management & Research by Jacobo Moreno Lampaya and Mario Grosso As D. José Ortega y Gasset said, “clarity is the courtesy of the philosopher.” In the current era, the compartmentalization of knowledge and extreme specialization have led us to

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