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

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.

Post Event Report 2015



Anelia Karanova: +359 32/512899, 32/393958, nelly@viaexpo.com



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Techno-economic analysis of CHP system supplied by waste forest biomass

Poland, as for Europe, is a country with an average forest cover of approximately 30%. In these forests, more than 37M m3 of wood, mostly coniferous (over 80%), is harvested per year. In 2012, 4.2M m3 of sawn timber was produced (sawn timber without factory lumber)...
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Biodiesel from waste cooking oil in Mexico City

The aim of this article is to evaluate the potential use of biodiesel produced from waste cooking oil in Mexico City. The study is divided in two main areas: the analysis of a waste cooking oil collection pilot project conducted in food markets of a Mexico City region; and the exhaust emissions performance of biodiesel blends measured in buses of the Mexico City public bus transportation network (RTP)...
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Rare earth metals company receives financing

Interim financing recipient Molycorp is researching rare earth metals recycling system.
03/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Enevo secures funding from Foxconn, others

Finnish waste and recycling routing system provider receives $15.8 million in financing.
03/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Cox Enterprises’ Atlanta headquarters reaches recycling milestone

Company’s Cox Conserves national sustainability program has diverted 1,000 tons of waste from landfills since 2006.
02/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Metso offers alloy hammers in North America

Finland-based company’s new generation hammers are ideal for scrap metal processing.
02/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Chinese copper scrap demand keeps falling

Analyst says fabricators in China are turning to a glut of imported concentrates.
02/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

WRS Italia enters the U.S. shredder market

Italian equipment company, part of the Steel Group, offers a wide range of shredders.
02/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Steelmaker applauds US legislation

U.S. Steel CEO says antidumping measure will help American industry remain competitive.
02/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

MSS Inc. moves to larger facility

New location for CP Group’s optical sorting division includes testing and demonstration area.
02/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

LBX Co. introduces LBX Capital

New organization will provide retail and wholesale financing for Link-Belt machinery sold in the U.S.
02/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Lori Scozzafava joins GBB as a vice president

Former U.S. Composting Council executive director has held many high-profile leadership roles in the solid waste industry.
01/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Harris adds regional sales manager

Case Atchison will oversee sales activities in the western U.S.
01/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Sustainability Victoria and Tyrecycle commission mobile tire shredder in Australia

Joint venture aims to eliminate stockpiles of rubber waste across the country.
01/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

Ray Barry joins Vecoplan

Information destruction industry veteran appointed sales manager for the company’s mobile, document destruction and paper recycling division.
01/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

New Jersey senate approves SB 2978

Bill removes environmental licensing requirement to shred electronic storage devices.
01/07/15|07:00 -- recyclingtoday.com

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