CARTIF co-organizes the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

20 september 2017

That will be held the 13rd-16th June 2018 in the Greek island of Naxos.

The Conference aims to address the signifi­cant issue of sustainable solid waste management through the promotion of safe practices and effective technologies. The Conference focuses mainly on modern technologies for the treatment of these streams. It aims to stimulate the interest of scientists and citizens and inform them about the latest developments in the fi­eld of municipal solid waste management.

Separation at source, Biological Treatment, the treatment at central facilities, waste prevention, biowaste utilization, recycling promotion,  waste-to energy technologies & energy recovery, smart technologies for waste management, sludge management, agricultural and livestock waste, management of speci­c waste streams (construction & demolition waste, waste from electrical and electronic equipment, etc.), biotechnology, circular economy,  Best Available techniques, symbiosis networks, energy consumption and saving, carbon footprint and water footprint, zero-waste initiatives, marine litter constitute main conference subjects.

Emphasis will be placed on waste management issues and resource efficiency in islands and generally isolated and remote areas. In this sense, a special mention will be done to the LIFE PAVEtheWAySTE project, led by CARTIF.

The Conference will provide an opportunity to bring together scientists and professionals from government departments, industries, municipalities, private institutions and research and education institutions, being a forum for the exchange of the most recent ideas, techniques and experiences in all areas of solid waste management. Site visits will also be included.

Authors are invited to submit their contributions electronically via the Conference web, no later than 31st December 2017.

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