Bulgaria – In line with new global trends, the 7th edition of the ‘flagship event’ Save the Planet will focus on new technologies and best practices that will boost a sustainable recycling industry across Europe and abroad.
The conference and expo will take place from 5 to 7 April 2016 in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The programme will cover anything from legislation, materials recovery methods, waste treatment and recycling innovations to collection and relevant logistics developments. Specific topics that will be addressed at the event, which is organised by Via Expo, are the upcoming circular economy package as well as the role of bio- and plastic waste for the achieving a resource-efficient society.
Invited speakers include representatives from the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD), European Demolition Association (EDA), Plastics Recyclers Europe, and the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water.
Via Expo adds that many Italian delegates are expected to attend, as well as decision makers from long-term supporting partner Austria. In fact, last year’s conference attracted over 22% visitors from abroad.