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2nd International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

12 –14 June 2014: Athens, Greece

This free conference intends to address sustainable solid waste management by promoting effective technologies and safe practices. It aims to inform scientists and citizens about recent developments in the field of municipal solid waste management with an emphasis on biowaste and other organic waste streams. Read more…

The Conference is held by the LIFE Environment project Athens – Bio-Waste (LIFE10 ENV/GR/000605), which is helping to establish and promote sustainable biowaste management models in Greece. The Conference is being organised in collaboration with the European Compost Network and the Unit of Environmental Science and Technology (UEST), EPTA Environmental Engineers – Consultants, the City of Athens, Municipality of Kifissia and the Association of Communities and Municipalities in the Attica Region.

Biological treatment (composting and anaerobic digestion), the treatment at central facilities, waste prevention and separation at source with emphasis on biowaste are priority subjects of the conference agenda. Special attention will be focused on compost and its quality, as well as recycling. The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of the most recent ideas, techniques and experiences in all areas of municipal solid waste management. It will also provide an opportunity to bring together scientists and professionals from government departments, municipalities, private institutions, and research and education institutions.

For more information, please visit the conference website.

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