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ISWM – TINOS in the 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

The ISWM – TINOS project team participated in the 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, which took place in Athens, Greece, from 12th to 14th June 2014.

The Conference aimed to address the significant issue of sustainable solid waste management through the promotion of effective technologies and safe practices. The Conference was focused mainly on biowaste and other organic waste streams. It aimed to stimulate the interest of scientists and citizens and inform them about the latest developments in the field of municipal solid waste management with emphasis on biowaste. Biological Treatment (composting & anaerobic digestion), the treatment at central facilities, waste prevention & separation at source with emphasis on biowaste also constituted priority subjects of the conference agenda. Special attention was drawn on compost and its quality, as well as recycling. The Conference provided an excellent opportunity to bring together scientists & professionals from government departments, Municipalities, private institutions, research & education institutions, being a forum for the exchange of the most recent ideas, techniques & experiences in all areas of municipal solid waste management. A special workshop was also focused on biowaste management from Local Authorities & Municipalities.

For more information, you can visit the Conference website here: http://www.athens2014.biowaste.gr/

You can download here the full paper and the presentation prepared for the Conference by the NTUA team, as well as the full paper and the presentation prerepared by the team of the University of Verona, Italy.