10th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management Chania, Greece, 21 – 24 JUNE 2023


10th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management Chania, Greece, 21 - 24 JUNE 2023

June 21, 2023 - June 24, 2023 in Chania


The Conference aims to address the significant issue of sustainable solid waste management through the promotion of safe practices & effective technologies. The Conference focuses mainly on modern solid waste technologies. It aims to stimulate the interest of scientists and citizens and inform them about the latest developments in the field of municipal solid waste management. Separation at source, Biological Treatment, the treatment at central facilities, waste prevention, biowaste utilization, recycling promotion, Waste-to-energy technologies & energy recovery, smart technologies for waste management, sludge management, agricultural and livestock waste, management of specific waste streams (construction & demolition waste, waste from electrical and electronic equipment, etc.), biotechnology, Best Available techniques, symbiosis networks, energy consumption and saving, carbon footprint and water footprint, zero-waste initiatives, plastics and bioplastics, marine litter constitute main conference subjects. Special attention will be drawn to the valorization prospects & the products from solid waste, such as: biofuels, compost, materials, etc.
It is also our ambition to strengthen the link of the applied research with industry. Hazardous waste & Household hazardous waste also constitute target area of the conference. Emphasis will be placed on circular economy in all key action areas (production, consumption, waste management, secondary raw materials, innovation, investment & monitoring) and all priority sectors (food waste, plastics, biomass and bio-based-products, construction & demolition waste, critical raw materials), as well as waste management issues and resource efficiency in islands and generally isolated and remote areas.
The Conference will provide an opportunity to bring together scientists & professionals from government departments, industries, Municipalities, private institutions, research & education institutions, being a forum for the exchange of the most recent ideas, techniques & experiences in all areas of solid waste management. A special full one-day workshop will also focus on representatives of local authorities and municipalities in order to promote integrated solid waste management schemes.

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract of maximum 2 pages in English, including figures and tables (as MS Word file). The abstracts can be submitted electronically via the specific form no later than 31st December 2022.
Abstracts will be accepted based on quality, originality and relevance to the conference themes. All accepted papers will be published as the conference proceedings (in electronic form), while the high quality papers after evaluation will be published in collaborating scientific journals. We look forward to receiving your paper and we hope to see you actively taking part in the CHANIA 2023 Conference.

Paper Submissions

After the end of the review process of the abstracts, the authors of the papers accepted for oral and poster presentation are asked to submit a full paper with maximum length of 12 pages. Please send the full paper by email to konmoust@central.ntua.gr until 30th April 2023 at the latest.

Important Deadlines

15 OCT 2022

First call for papers

30 NOV 2022

Second call for papers

31 DEC 2022

Deadline for abstract submission

28 FEB 2023

Notification of abstract acceptance

31 MAR 2023

Deadline for Early bird registration

15 APR 2023

Deadline for authors to register

30 APR 2023

Deadline for submission of full papers

06 MAY 2023

Deadline for submission of posters with 3-min presentation

Keynote Speakers
We are bringing the finest industry experts to speak

Summer School: 19 – 20 June 2023
5th PhD Summer School – Executive training on solid waste management with indicative subjects: Legal Framework and Policy, Circular Economy, Municipal Solid Waste treatment technologies, Anaerobic Digestion, Waste-to-Energy, Sustainable Management.

Welcome to

A city of many tales, ancient, old and contemporary, Greek and yet not only. Chania is one of the most appealing and worldwide popular tourist destinations of Greece, attracting every year, all year round, thousands of visitors and faithful lovers who repeatedly return to this mistress/city that has been so generously blessed by nature and densely woven by history.

Chania city expanded its reach, outside the Venetian fortress during the last three centuries. The architectural styles in different zones of modern Chania showcase a timeline of how different socio-economic groups settled in the city. The iconic Venetian Harbor is the picture-perfect, social media ‘must-share’, part of Chania city, where architecture travels you to its historical past. The exquisite monuments, along with the restored centuries-old buildings, create a one-of-a-kind setting that clearly belongs on everyone’s bucket list


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150 + VAT 24%virtual

  • Early bird (up to 31st of March)

250 + VAT 24%physical

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Low income country citizens
  • Early bird (up to 31st of March)

500 + VAT 24%physical

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Standard Registration Fees
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200 + VAT 24%virtual

  • After 31st of March

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Low income country citizens
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600 + VAT 24%physical

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Conference Place Address

Chania, Crete, Greece

Send an Email to

Head of the Organizing Committee, Dr. Konstantinos Moustakas: konmoust@central.ntua.gr