International collaboration

Together with equivalent associations in Norway, Denmark, and Finland, Avfall Sverige – Swedish Waste Management has set up a network for the exchange of information between the associations. Iceland is now also involved in this collaboration.

Avfall Sverige – Swedish Waste Management is a member of Municipal Waste Europe. The objective of Municipal Waste Europe is to safeguard the interest of municipalities and public entities responsible for policy and operation in the field of waste management, thus including sorting, collection, recycling, recovery and disposal as well as administration, economics, planning, education and development.

Avfall Sverige – Swedish Waste Management is active in several of the working groups and committees of ISWA, the International Solid Waste Association. ISWA is a federation of organizations, local authorities, and private companies in the field of waste management. It carries on long-term work to promote the exchange of experience and raise the standard of waste management in the world. Today ISWA has almost 1,200 members in 70 countries.

In Brussels Avfall Sverige acts through CEWEP, Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants, which represents the interests of stakeholders in the energy recovery sector.

ECN, European Compost Network, works with issues related to sustainable recycling practices in composting and other biological treatment processes of organic resources.

Avfall Sverige’s advisory consultants contribute their particular expertise in each organisation.


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