Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Source separation schemes for solid waste
  • Biological treatment techniques (composting & anaerobic digestion)
  • Recycling & Resources Recovery
  • EU policies and strategies for solid waste management
  • Solid waste prevention techniques
  • Household solid waste treatment technologies
  • Socio-economic issues related to solid waste management
  • Household solid waste collection techniques
  • Integrated management in islands & other isolated areas
  • Characterization of waste residues
  • Waste-to-energy technologies & Energy from Waste (biomass, oil sludge, syngas, etc.)
  • Smart technologies & Decision support tools in the waste management field
  • Symbiosis and circular economy
  • Waste valorisation
  • Carbon & water footprint
  • Energy saving
  • Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving Potential in Industry
  • Food Economy, Policy and Culture
  • Environmental assessment and management in the food Industry
  • Environmental footprint analysis in the food sector
  • Energy-land-food-water nexus
  • LCA as a decision support tool in policy making in the food Industry
  • Food waste management and bio-economy
  • Circular economy and resource efficiency in the food industry 
  • Business models and investment for tomorrow's food systems
  • Marine Litter
  • Biotechnology
  • Review papers on biotechnology
  • Management of specific waste streams (construction & demolition waste, WEEE, etc)
  • Sludge management
  • Agricultural and/or livestock waste