Waste Management & Recycling Conference

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Date: 11 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

Exhibitions & Conferences

Emergency, Rescue & Safety

Elevators & 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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