International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

Venue: Muthian Auditorium, Centre for Environmental Studies

Location: Chennai – 600 025, Tamil Nadu, India

Event Date/Time: Sep 05, 2007 End Date/Time: Sep 07, 2007
Registration Date: Jul 31, 2007
Early Registration Date: Mar 31, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 31, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Jun 30, 2007
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The International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management will provide a forum to share ideas and experiences in this field where leading experts present their research activities and discuss new concepts and technologies for Sustainable Waste Management. The major objectives of the conference are to:

disseminate the findings of Asian Regional Research Programme on Sustainable Landfill Management in India

discuss the lessons learnt from national and international waste management projects

identify the barriers in the implementation of the policies and regulations on municipal solid waste management in Asia

create awareness on the environmental, economic and social impacts of MSW management


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Themes of the Conference The International Conference will address the following themes: A. Landfill Management Design, Construction and Monitoring of Landfills Landfill Bioreactors Landfill Leachate Treatment Landfill Gas Management Landfilling in Tropics Dumpsite Rehabilitation Co-disposal Options and Strategies B. Municipal Solid Waste Characterization and Treatment Technology Waste Characteristics and Analytical Procedures Composting of Organics Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste Mechanical Biological Treatment of Waste Waste to Energy Options for Municipal Solid Waste Advancements in Waste Treatment Technology C. Solid Waste Minimization and Management Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling E-waste Management Household Hazardous Wastes Management Health Care Waste Management Construction and Demolition Waste Management D. Policy Planning and Strategy Waste Management Strategies and Planning Policy and Regulatory Issues Cost Benefit Analysis and Cost Optimization Social Aspects Institutional and Financial Issues Clean Development Mechanism Opportunities Public-private Partnership for Waste Management New Models for Municipal Waste Management NGO Initiatives