SUM 2020

5th Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy

With the scientific support of the University of Padova and the University of Bologna, the IWWG is organizing the fifth Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy, to be held in Bologna (Italy) from May 18 to May 20, 2020.


CRETE 2020

7th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management,  Chania-Crete, Greece, September 15 - 18, 2020. Website







Mode of operation and outcomes

The objectives of IWWG will be pursued mainly by means of:

Dissemination of Information

  • Collecting, developing and disseminating information on all aspects of solid waste management with particular emphasis on the results of R&D
  • Editing and producing the Journal Waste Management
  • Maintaining an internet web site

Discussion Forums

  • Running symposia and conferences
  • Organising seminars, workshops and specialist task groups
  • Fostering links with existing organisations

Education

  • Running training courses and producing training material
  • Publishing textbooks and monographs
  • Developing university courses

Services

  • Providing technical assistance in co-sponsoring conferences, courses, etc.
  • Supplying consultancy services to institutions, governments, world organisations, etc.
  • Providing advice on the development of guidelines, legislation and waste management policy.