The CHANIA 2023 10th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, 21-24 June 2023, Chania, Crete, Greece 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. Special attention will be drawn to the valorization prospects & the products from solid waste, such as: biofuels, compost, materials, etc.
The ambition is also 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.
CHANIA 2023 Conference Report: 26 sessions, 550 oral presentations, 215 posters, 11 keynote speakers, 7 collaborating journals, 950 participants (with physical presence & online). Proceedings are available from the link: https://chania2023.uest.gr/proceedings/