The 1st face-to-face meeting of the Informal Group on Household Waste is currently taking place in Montevideo, Uruguay with BCRC-Caribbean representatives, Dr Ahmad Khan, Director, and Ms Jewel Batchasingh, Research Analyst, in attendance. The informal group aim to develop a workplan on the environmentally sound management of household waste with a focus on the needs of developing countries and countries in transition. Stay tuned for more updates.