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.



20/02/2007
Deadline for sending the Acceptance Form

15/04/2007
Deadline for submission of the full Paper, Executive Summary and Copyright Form

Veranstalter

Valeria Zampalocca
EuroWaste Srl.
Via Beato Pellegrino 23
I-35137 Padova

Tel.: +39 049/ 8726986
Fax: +49 049/ 8726987

 
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