Waste Management & Recycling Conference

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Conference
 

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

The core objective of ‘Save the Planet’ is to encourage the transfer of waste management and recycling technologies to South-East Europe and to provide its participants the opportunity to present their advanced products to all the important players in the Region.

SEE Member States are all aiming to become a part of the vision for a European circular economy. Governments across the Region are updating their national legislation, pursuing a strategy to modernise old infrastructures and promoting the waste hierarchy with innovative approaches. With EU Member States seeking to recycle 50 % of their waste by 2020, reduce the disposal of biodegradable waste to 25 % of total volume. The demand for separating -, baling, recycling and composting has been increased and many international companies enter the regional market.  


The Conference Highlights
 

  • EU Waste Management Day, in partnership with ENEP & ACR+, will provide all participants with key information on market entry, an opportunity to meet face-to-face state and municipal representatives and draw in expertise from across the European Union. An accent will be also put on the Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 in SE Europe which will have a significant impact on the speed of future investments in the waste management field.  
     
  • Speakers from:  EC DG Environment, EC DG REGIO, Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+) and the European Network of Environmental Professionals (ENEP). Bulgarian Association of Municipal Environmental Experts, Sofia Municipality, Bulgarian industrial Association, etc
     
  • Waste-to-Energy Workshop, in collaboration with WtERT, Greece, will present Global and Local Perspectives for New Waste-to-Energy Projects & Waste-to-Energy for Sustainable Economic and Social Development.


 

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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


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MetalX adds David Riddell to staff

Industry veteran will assume nonferrous metals management role.
22/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Hammermills International releases CW 6648 shredder

Skid-mounted shredder features 600-horsepower driveshaft.
22/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

ERI signs partnership deal with non-profit

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22/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Oregon scrap recycler fined for illegal dumping

Cascade Metal Recycling fined for burying waste near a waterway.
21/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

DS Smith sells EPS business to BEWi Group

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21/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Pratt opens new recycling facility in South Carolina

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21/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Who owns urban waste? Appropriation conflicts in emerging countries

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19/07/14|05:10 -- wmr.sagepub.com

Recycling hub to open at UK port

SITA UK and Forth Ports Ltd. sign deal to build a recycling and resource management hub.
18/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Oxford Recycling to install solar system

C&D recycling firm plans to generate 350 kilowatts of electricity.
18/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Upstate Shredding acquires Eastside Metals & Recycling

Purchase of New York scrap yard marks the 17th location for Upstate.
18/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

ERP expands to Sweden

Program became effective in the Nordic country in June, 2014.
18/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

China’s recycling industry valued at $100 billion

Research firm says the recycling industry in China will generate more than $150 billion in activity by 2018.
18/07/14|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

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