Solid Waste Management and Green Economy

Date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 to Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Location: 
Halle, Germany

Following a joint call to their respective memberships IAP and GYA received over 20 contributions from experts in the fields of solid waste management, environmental science, green economy and sustainable development. Experts from all over the world and from: countries with advanced economies (G8); transition and emerging economy countries (BRICS); as well as developing economies, participated.

Types of participation included the submission of case studies from individual countries, sharing of knowledge on relevant policies and ongoing initiatives in their region, analysis of perceptions, practices and business expectations relating waste management to the green economy, and highlighting the role of the industrial sector in the development of green economy.

Plans are underway for an international expert workshop, scheduled for 22-23 October 2015 in Halle/Germany.