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Date: 5-7 April 2016
Frequency: Annual
Sequence: 8th edition
Venue: Inter Expo Center, Sofia

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.

Post Event Report 2015

Exhibitions & Conferences

Sofia Sport & Healthy Life Exhibition

Elevators & Escalators


Via Expo is a Member of:

Bulgarian Association of Recycling

Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Bulgarian Industrial Association

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Veolia acquires Dutch plastics recycler and reprocessing company

AKG Kunststof Groep of the Netherlands manufactures a range of PP granulates from commercial, industrial and postconsumer plastics.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Alter Trading to invest in separation plant

Scrap company’s ATP facility is designed to upgrade shredded nonferrous metals.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Takeuchi hires new Southeast regional business manager

Steve DePriest will manage dealer relationships for compact equipment maker.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Cat introduces Inspect Mobile app

Equipment company says its new app improves the machine inspection process.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Bandit adds three new dealers

Wood processing equipment company expands presence to Alabama, Georgia and northwestern U.S.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Ecomondo 2015 set for November in Italy

Expo dedicated to the green economy will feature new components highlighting water and public transport.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

SPI plans to highlight plastics recycling at Pack Expo

Association will preview its “Plastics Market Watch: Plastics in Packaging” report.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Michigan county considering recycling-related penalties

Kent County prepares to fine residents for inappropriate items taken to dropoff centers.
03/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Advanced Chemical Co. hires sales director

David Farnum has previous experience in the precious metals industry.
02/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

New York’s SAFE electronics disposal events spotlighted

Representatives from Electronic Recyclers International, Veolia and NY Dept. of Sanitation featured on local news segment.
02/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Recycled tin accounts for one-third of production

Global estimate by ITRI based on survey of world’s tin producers.
02/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Tantalum Recycling expands processing capacity

Company adds $1 million in chemical processing improvements.
02/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

New York State Recycling Conference to host food recovery workshop

Workshop opens the event, scheduled for Nov. 4-6, 2015.
02/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Norsk Hydro invests in additional testing equipment

Norwegian aluminum maker says the ultrasonic equipment, already used at a recycling facility, offers automated quality control for automotive alloys.
02/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Casella appoints industry veteran to board of directors

William P. Hulligan is the former president and chief operating officer of Progressive Waste Solutions.
02/09/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com


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