Waste Stories 3/10/2016


10th anniversary1.ISWA International Waste Manager certification

In 2005 ISWA launched its certification on professional qualifications. The certification programme is designed to provide an internationally recognised certification for individual professional waste managers based on their academic achievements and their practical work experience. This certification is awarded at four levels:

  • International
  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
  • Technical

depending on how applicants meet the ISWA criteria.

View details and guidelines here

2. Innovate2016 (Manchester)

View details here

3. Launch of £8.8 Million Low Carbon Across the South East (LoCASE) Scheme for Green Businesses

The Low Carbon Across the South East (LoCASE) Programme will provide grants and business support to low carbon small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them grow and develop new products and services.
The scheme will also provide grants and free environmental audits to any type of SME to help improve their environmental performance, such as reducing energy costs or installing renewable energy systems.
Additionally, the programme will be offering support to the community energy sector, and will be developing renewable energy and low carbon projects across the East Sussex, Kent and Essex region.

Read more here

4. The CEF Synergy call Virtual Info Day (October 10)

The CEF Synergy call will provide financial assistance to projects of common interest (PCIs) in the fields of energy and transport under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

The call, that opened on 28 September, supports in particular areas such as smart energy grids, electric mobility, intelligent and sustainable transport systems, joint rights of way of infrastructure coupling.

Read more here

5. Statistics on Renewable Obligation Certificates

Monthly data on the number of certificates issued for generation under the Renewables Obligation.

View the reports here