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Welcome to the official website of the ATHENS 2012 International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management which will be held on 28th-29th June 2012 in the City Hall of Papagos-Cholargos Municipality in Athens.

The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in the field of Solid Waste Management at National and International level. The Conference will present the most recent (innovative and state of the art) technological and scientific methods and techniques in the field of solid waste management while Special attention will be drawn on products produced of solid waste, such as: biofuels, compost, materials, etc.

Another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working this field worldwide. A special workshop (in Greek language) will also focus on the waste management problems of the Local Authorities & Municipalities.

Τhe conference constitutes a LIFE 20th anniversary event.

The Conference is organized by the National Technical University of Athens in the framework of the LIFE 08/ENV/GR/000566 project entitled: “Development and demonstration of an innovative household dryer for the treatment of organic waste” DRYWASTE.


English is the official language of the conference.