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SWANA often receives information about proposed solid waste projects and opportunities in foreign countries. This information often comes from U.S. government agencies.

Trade Leads and Market Intelligence


As Barbados continues to work towards our 2030 100% Renewable Energy Generation goal, BNOCL is aiming to transition toward cleaner fuels in the transport and electricity generation sectors. As such, Barbados National Oil Company Limited (BNOCL) is seeking to procure the following:

  1. 100,000 gallons of Biodiesel (B100) in the first instance: for a 3–6 month cross-sector Biodiesel Pilot Study.
  2. After the pilot study, BNOCL will need to procure approximately 170,000 gallons of Biodiesel (B100) per month for use in Barbados.

Kindly indicate if an ex-factory, freight on board (FOB) or cost, insurance and freight (CIF) supply of these amounts can be obtained from a US Biodiesel Supplier.


Private firm in Malaysia is seeking to source U.S. manufactured machines to shred/grind used shoes for recycling into building materials.

Latin American and Caribbean Trade Events

Brazil Water and Wastewater Virtual Workshop

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is organizing a virtual workshop on technologies for the water and wastewater sector.

Discover Global Markets - The Blue Economy

Providence, RI

Discover Global Markets business development forum is the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters.

The Green Expo and Aquatech 2022

Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City, Mexico

U.S. Commercial Service Mexico invites you to participate at The Green Expo and Aquatech 2022, the most important sustainable technologies and water trade shows in Mexico.

United Nations Energy & Environment Industry Roundtable

This event is best suited for U.S. companies with solutions related to Utilities and Generation (sustainable focus), Hybrid Generation, and Environmental Wastewater Management.

Caribbean Region Business Conference

Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon in Miami, FL

This event is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growing potential in the Caribbean region, but is focused on U.S. companies in best prospects sectors.

For questions regarding this program, please contact

Middle-East Trade Events

WEC’s Green Technology Project

Morocco and Jordan

The World Environment Center (WEC) has been conducting work in Jordan and Morocco to address air pollution as well as water and solid waste treatment. WEC is working with companies to identify sources of pollution, adopt best practices to limit pollution, and engage with U.S. businesses and cleaner production experts to promote the adoption of U.S. technology abroad through environmental audits. WEC is planning a technology fair this fall to promote clean technology, specifically U.S. technologies.