Save the Planet - Waste Management & Recycling Exhibition & Conference
Date : Apr 05, 2016 - Apr 07, 2016
Opening Hours : 10.00
Venue : IEC
Location Address : Sofia
Country : Bulgaria
Organizer : Via Expo
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Number of exhibitors : 150
Major Exhibits :

o Waste management
□ Waste collection
• Containers
• Compacting containers
• Undergraund storage-tank system
• Bins and Sacks
• Cleaning systems for containers
□ Transport vehicles and technologies:
• Collection vehicles for containers
• Indistrial trucks
• Trailers
• Loading/Unloading system
• Cranes
• Conveyors
• Transfer stations
□ Waste treatment equipment
• Biogas Systems
• Balers
• Crushers
• Presses
• Shredders
• Sorting Installations
• Separators
• Washing / Drying equipment
• Mixers
• Extruders
□ Medical waste treatment and disposal
□ Landfill
• Covering materials
• Bulldozers
• Landfill site construction
• Rehabilitation
□ Hazardous waste treatment and disposal
□ Composting technologies and Equipment
o Waste-to-Energy
□ Thermal treatment - by direct combustion
o Recycling
□ Plants for recycling
• Demolition waste
• Electric & electronic waste
• Glass
• Metals
• Oil
• Paper and cardboard
• Plastics and rubber
• Textile
• Vehicles
• Wood

Introduction :

The 2015 edition of Save the Planet proved its position as one of the business platforms in Bulgaria and South-East Europe. It presented new technologies covering the whole process of waste management: treatment, transport, collection, disposal, recovery and recycling. The countries from the Region are facing numerous challenges to improve their resource efficiency and to achieve the high European waste management targets. They are streamlining the legislation and introducing new facilities in cities, landfill sites and industry enterprises.
The 2015 Edition at a Glance
• Once again Austria was a supporting country due to its remarkable achievements. They were demonstrated at the traditional Austrian Pavilion, the realization of which was supported by ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Sofia
• The exhibition featured a strong international presence - 71% of the participants were from abroad. Direct exhibitors from Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Switzerland showcased their latest solutions.
• A new highlight during 2015 was the Italian Participation.
• Save the Planet and the parallel events attracted visitors from 37 countries – 22% from them were from abroad.

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Title Mrs Name Maya Kristeva
Telephone 00359 32 960011 Fax
Address 22 Pobeda Str.
City/State Plovdiv Country Bulgaria
Comment Save the Planet Conference presented case studies on waste management and provided a closer look at the market potential in South-East Europe. Speakers called for more transparency in legislation, for more public awareness, wider promotion of benefits of recycling and for encouragement of eco-design. The Conference Highlights 2015 ● Speakers from Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Romania, Switzerland and the Netherlands took part. Among them were experts from the European Demolition Association (EDA), European Network of Environmental Professionals (ENEP), VDMA Abfall- und Recyclingtechnik, Romanian Environmental Association (REA), Bulgarian Industrial Association, Dr. Brüning Engineering UG, Vlakglas Recycling Nederland, Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria, Plastics Recyclers Europе, BDI - BioEnergy International AG, etc. ● Three sessions were held: Recycling of Construction & Demolition Waste (C&DW), Circular Economy and Plastic Waste Recycling.