Conference Topics

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Circular economy
  • Source separation schemes for solid waste
  • Biological treatment techniques (composting & anaerobic digestion)
  • Waste-to-energy technologies & Energy from Waste (biomass, oil sludge, syngas, etc.)
  • Recycling & Resources Recovery
  • EU policies and strategies for solid waste management
  • Solid waste prevention techniques
  • Household solid waste treatment technologies
  • Socio-economic issues related to solid waste management
  • Household solid waste collection techniques
  • Integrated management in islands & other isolated areas
  • Characterization of waste residues
  • Smart technologies & Decision support tools in the waste management field
  • Symbiosis and Network
  • Waste valorisation
  • Carbon & water footprint
  • Water circular economy
  • Recovery of materials from wastewater & sludge
  • Energy saving
  • Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving Potential in Industry
  • Food Economy, Policy and Culture
  • Environmental assessment and management in the food Industry
  • Environmental footprint analysis in the food sector
  • Energy-land-food-water nexus
  • LCA as a decision support tool in policy making in the food Industry
  • Food waste management and bio-economy
  • Circular economy and resource efficiency in the food industry
  • Business models and investment for tomorrow's food systems
  • Marine Litter
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Biorefineries
  • Biotechnology
  • Management of specific waste streams (construction & demolition waste, WEEE, etc)
  • Sludge management
  • Agricultural and/or livestock waste
  • Flows of multi-sized (macro-, micro- and nano-) plastic waste, including current management strategies
  • Toxicity and eco-toxicity of multi-sized plastic waste particles (especially at long-term / high exposure)
  • Eco-efficient solutions to reduce plastic waste’s impacts:
  • Plastic waste environmental impacts: assessment and prediction
  • Multi-actors approaches and stakeholders behaviour related to plastic waste such as consumer perception, policy makers awareness, industrial lobbying, legislation and R&D investments etc
  • Brine Management & Treatment
  • Metal / salt recovery from brine
  • Networking session for projects dealing with biowaste
  • Networking session for projects dealing with plastics, paper, metals, glass
  • Networking session for projects dealing with water circular economy, wastewater & brine management

Conference Place Address

Chania, Crete, Greece

Send an Email to

Head of the Organizing Committee, Dr. Konstantinos Moustakas: [email protected]