11. International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium


Allgemeine Information

Datum: 01. – 05.10.2007
Ort: (I) S. Margherita di Pula, Steiermark
Adresse: Forte Village Resort, (I) S. Margherita di Pula

The Symposium will last five days and will include the following topics:

A. Waste Policy and Legislation
International, national and regional guidelines; regulation and planning requirements; role of scientific and technical organizations; carbon tax.

B. Waste Management Strategies
Integrated waste management; national strategies; future perspectives, waste as a resource; public and private partnership.

C. Public Concern and Education
Public involvement and relationship; NGO’s activities; mediation; education; communication; training in waste management and operation.

D. Waste Management Assessment and Decision Tools
Life cycle analysis; risk assessment; environmental impact assessment; EMAS; quality control procedures; cost benefit analysis; multicriteria analysis; auditing; BAT – Best Available Technologies.

E. Waste Characterization
Standardization; analytical procedures, sampling, production variations vs time and geographical areas.

F. Waste Collection
Cost optimization; collection on demand; separate collection; case studies, subsurface systems, pneumatic collection.

G. Waste Minimization and Material Recovery
Waste avoidance; waste logistics and recycling; waste separation and recycling technologies; material quality; packaging material; specific waste recovery (electronic waste, etc.), mass balance and economical evaluations.

H. Biological Treatment
New developments in composting and anaerobic digestion; energy recovery; emission control; product quality, separately collected kitchen and yard waste, agricultural waste.

I. Thermal Treatment
Technologies and experiences; residues (incineration, gasification, pyrolysis, etc.), treatment and disposal; energy recovery; emission control; refuse derived fuel (RDF): production, quality and utilization.

L. Mechanical Biological Treatment Prior to Landfilling
Mechanical pretreatment (processes, separation, shredding, RDF-separation, etc.); new technologies and experience; quality testing and landfill acceptance; off gas treatment; emission control.

M. Sanitary Landfilling
Sustainable landfilling concepts for mechanically biologically pretreated municipal waste and special waste; processes and emissions; leachate and gas management; landfill design and construction; barrier design and performance; waste mechanics; landfill operation; administrative and financial aspects; landfilling under specific conditions (tropics, islands, mountains, etc.); aftercare and reuse; landfill remediation; case studies.

N. Integrated Wastewater and Solid Waste Management
Decentralized systems; closed substance cycles; future perspectives; case studies.

O. Waste Management in Developing and Low Income Countries
Appropriate technologies, experiences, international cooperation, financing, education.

Deadline for sending the Acceptance Form

Deadline for submission of the full Paper, Executive Summary and Copyright Form


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EuroWaste Srl.
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I-35137 Padova

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