Waste Management & Recycling Conference

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Date: 11 – 13 March 2015
Frequency: Annual
Sequence: 6th edition
Venue: Inter Expo Center, Sofia

The Conference ‘Save the Planet’ will present case studies on waste management and will provide a closer look at the market potential in the Region that could be realized through new financing and incentive schemes.

The Conference Highlights 2014

● Speakers from:  EC DG Environment, Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+), European Network of Environmental Professionals (ENEP), Bulgarian Association of Municipal Environmental Experts, Sofia Municipality, Bulgarian industrial Association, etc

● EU Waste Management Day, organized by  ENEP and ACR+   

● ‘Global and Local Perspectives for New Waste-to-Energy Projects & Waste-to-Energy for Sustainable Economic and Social Development’ Workshop, organized by WtERT, Greece.

Post Event Report 2014

Parallel Events

LiftBalkans -
Exhibition on Elevators and Escalators


Via Expo is a Member of:

Bulgarian Association of Recycling

Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Bulgarian Industrial Association

Green tips: Learn how you can reduce the environmental impact of your daily actions, whether at home, at work or on the road.


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Eriez offers scrap drum repairs

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FutureMark Chicago area paper mill closes

Alsip, Illinois, recycled-content paper mill closes down indefinitely.
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Explosion at scrap metal plant kills two

Blast occurred at Totall Metal Recycling’s Illinois facility.
28/08/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Influences of ammonia contamination on leaching from air-pollution-control residues

Application of selective non-catalytic reduction systems at municipal solid waste incinerators (MSWIs) often involves over-stoichiometric injection of ammonia into flue gases. Un-reacted ammonia may be deposited on fly ash particles and can ultimately influence the leaching behaviour of air-pollution-control (APC) residues...
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Advance Disposal reopens MSW MRF in California

CP Group upgraded the company’s existing Southern California facility.
27/08/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Republic Services plant wins SWANA award

The 90,000-square-foot LEED-certified facility has been open for less than one year.
27/08/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Waste Management awards grants to eight KAB affiliates

Think Green grants support local projects.
26/08/14|05:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

2014 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Preview: Opportunities in India

Mike DiPlacido, a speaker at the 2014 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference in October, sees opportunities in India.
26/08/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Umicore acquires specialty recycling firm

European firm acquires CP Chemicals, which refines cobalt- and nickel-containing secondary materials.
26/08/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

QP Unlimited LLC expands to Midwest region

The company works directly with county and private material recovery facilities (MRFs) supplying recycled fiber, plastic and tin to domestic manufacturers.
26/08/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

3S International names new president

John Van Fossen will drive the electronics recycling company’s growth and expansion strategy.
26/08/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Characterization and energy potential of food waste from catering service in Hangzhou, China

Safe disposal of food waste is becoming an impending issue in China with the rapid increase of its production and the promotion of environmental awareness. Food waste from catering services in Hangzhou, China, was surveyed and characterized in this study...
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Landfill restoration and biodiversity: A case of study in Northern Italy

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26/08/14|05:10 -- wmr.sagepub.com

Technical assessment of the CLEERGAS moving grate-based process for energy generation from municipal solid waste

A technical analysis has been completed for a commercial-scale two-stage gasification-combustion system. The CLEERGAS (Covanta Low Emissions Energy Recovery GASification) process consists of partial combustion and gasification of as-received municipal solid waste (MSW) on a moving grate producing syngas followed by full combustion of the generated syngas in an adjoining chamber and boiler...
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Use of theoretical waste inventories in planning and monitoring of hazardous waste management systems

Hazardous waste (HW) generation information is an absolute necessity for ensuring the proper planning, implementation, and monitoring of any waste management system. Unfortunately, environmental agencies in developing countries face difficulties in gathering data directly from the creators of such wastes...
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