ISWA Regional Development Network Participates in SAVE THE PLANET 2018, Bulgaria

Last week ISWA RDN SEMEN attended the 9th edition of the only specialized waste management event in Bulgaria, Save the Planet. ISWA was represented by Dr Alexei Audotorei, ISWA Board Member and Executive President of the Romanian Association of Solid Waste Management, who hosted an information booth at this three-day event.

3 Apr 2018 -

Southeastern European countries are facing numerous challenges to improve their resource efficiency and to achieve the high European waste management targets. The "Save the Planet" exhibition aspires to be a meeting point for specialists from this region in order to facilitate business collaborations and knowledge exchange to reach sustainable waste management solutions.


This year the 9th Exhibition for South-East Europe covered a wide range of waste management topics with emphasis on circular economy, the funding of waste management projects, energy efficiency and renewable energy; waste management and recycling; and the transition to smart cities. Leading companies from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain, Finland, France, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA and UK presented new solutions and technologies for waste management and provided the networking and business opportunity for specialists from the Balkans.


The complementing side programme SEE Conference on Waste Management & Environment featured a new partnership with The LIFE Programme - the EU funding tool for the Environment and Climate Action. The programme includes presentations on ‘New Business Models for Circular Economy’, ‘EASME Financing’, ‘Waste Management & Recycling Solutions’ and more.


ISWA’s presence came as part of the exciting collaboration with Save the Planet marking the first-time attendance of ISWA at this ambitious event. During the event, ISWA booth was visited by over 100 specialists, who learned more about ISWA, available trainings, and the latest waste management publications, including the Marine Litter Report, Asia Waste Management Outlook, and Global E-waste Monitor


ISWA would like to thank Via Expo for the possibility to participate in this important event. If you would like to learn about similar events, please visit our event calendar or subscribe to our newsletter to receive event information straight to your inbox.

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