Simon Penney (WasteAid)

I have 20 years experience in the international waste industry and an MSc in Waste Management. I have set up a new international waste charity, WasteAid

WasteAid is an initiative of the solid waste management industry in the US, Canada and the UK and eventually other countries, to provide support, resources, and expertise to poor and vulnerable communities around the world in dealing with the many challenges presented by the management of solid wastes.

I have experience working, consulting, and lecturing in the following contexts: Local, National Government; International Conference Presentations at ISWA, CIWM, SWANA, Zero Waste; Japanese Government; Scotland and Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research (SNIFFER); States of Guernsey, London UK Network; NRWF; Metro Vancouver; Gibson’s BC; UBC, UFV, KwantlenU; and corporate training.

I have membership and accreditations in the following:

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management UK
  • Member of the Royal Society of the Environment UK
  • Accredited Trainer for the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management in the UK
  • Past Director of Solid Waste Association of North America (BC and Yukon Chapter)
  • Past Online Member of the International Solid Waste Association
  • Winner of the James Sumner Award UK Winner of best waste management start up for a low carbon economy at COP20 Lima Peru