NAXOS 2018: 6th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

Naxos Island, Greece

13 June 2018 - 16 June 2018

This Conference aims to address the significant issue of sustainable solid waste management through the promotion of safe practices & effective technologies. The Conference focuses mainly on modern solid waste technologies. It aims to stimulate the interest of scientists and citizens and inform them about the latest developments in the field of municipal solid waste management. 

The main conference subjects constitute:

  • Separation at source
  • Biological Treatment
  • The treatment at central facilities
  • Waste prevention
  • Biowaste utilization
  • Recycling promotion
  • Waste-to-energy technologies & energy recovery
  • Smart technologies for waste management
  • Sludge management
  • Agricultural and livestock waste
  • Management of specific waste streams (construction & demolition waste, waste from electrical and electronic equipment, etc.)
  • Biotechnology
  • Circular economy
  • Best Available techniques
  • Symbiosis networks
  • Energy consumption and saving
  • Carbon footprint and water footprint
  • Zero-waste initiatives
  • Plastics and bioplastics
  • Marine litter 

Special attention will be drawn to the valorization prospects & the products from solid waste, such as: biofuels, compost, materials, etc. It is also ambition to strengthen the link of the applied research with industry. Emphasis will be placed on waste management issues and resource efficiency in islands and generally isolated and remote areas. Hazardous waste including household hazardous waste constitutes new target area of the conference.

The Conference will provide an opportunity to bring together scientists & professionals from government departments, industries, Municipalities, private institutions, research & education institutions, being a forum for the exchange of the most recent ideas, techniques & experiences in all areas of solid waste management. A special workshop will also focus on representatives of local authorities and municipalities in order to promote integrated solid waste management schemes.

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