Waste Management & Recycling Exhibition

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

The 2015 edition of Save the Planet proved its position as one of the business platforms in Bulgaria and South-East Europe. It presented new technologies covering the whole process of waste management: treatment, transport, collection, disposal, recovery and recycling. The countries from the Region are facing numerous challenges to improve their resource efficiency and to achieve the high European waste management targets. They are streamlining the legislation and introducing new facilities in cities, landfill sites and industry enterprises.

The 2015 Edition at a Glance

Once again Austria was a supporting country due to its remarkable achievements. They were demonstrated at the traditional Austrian Pavilion, the realization of which was supported by ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Sofia

The exhibition featured a strong international presence - 71% of the participants were from abroad. Direct exhibitors from Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Switzerland showcased their latest solutions.

A new highlight during 2015 was the Italian Participation.

Save the Planet and the parallel events attracted visitors from 37 countries – 22% from them were from abroad.

Post Event Report 2015



Anelia Karanova: +359 32/512899, 32/393958, nelly@viaexpo.com



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Bulgarian Association of Recycling

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Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

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Bulgarian Industrial Association

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Long-term Supporting Partner - Austria




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