Waste Management & Recycling Conference

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Date: 5-7 April 2016
Frequency: Annual
Sequence: 8th edition
Venue: Inter Expo Center, Sofia

Save the Planet Conference presented case studies on waste management and provided a closer look at the market potential in South-East Europe. Speakers called for more transparency in legislation, for more public awareness, wider promotion of benefits of recycling and for encouragement of eco-design.

The Conference Highlights 2015

● Speakers from Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Romania, Switzerland and the Netherlands took part. Among them were experts from the European Demolition Association (EDA), European Network of Environmental Professionals (ENEP), VDMA Abfall- und Recyclingtechnik, Romanian Environmental Association (REA), Bulgarian Industrial Association, Dr. Brüning Engineering UG, Vlakglas Recycling Nederland, Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria, Plastics Recyclers Europе, BDI - BioEnergy International AG, etc.

● Three sessions were held: Recycling of Construction & Demolition Waste (C&DW), Circular Economy and Plastic Waste Recycling.

Post Event Report 2015

Exhibitions & Conferences

Sofia Sport & Healthy Life Exhibition

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

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