PARTICIPATION IN 9th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, CORFÚ-GREECE
INESCOP has participated from June 15 to 18 in the 9th International Conference on Solid Waste Management that took place on the island of Corfu, Greece whose objective has been to take a step forward in the field of solid waste management by promoting innovative technologies and effective practices.
Special attention was given to the prospects for the valorization and development of products from solid waste, such as biofuels, compost, materials, etc. The link between applied research and industry was also reinforced by emphasizing the circular economy in all key action areas (production, consumption, waste management, secondary raw materials, innovation, investment and monitoring) and in all priority sectors (food waste, plastics, biomass and bio-based products, construction and demolition waste, critical raw materials).
In session II researcher Dr. Henoc Perez presented the LIFE Byprotval project entitled "Industrial Symbiosis to valorise wastewater derived from rendering plants for different industrial applications" along with other valorization projects focused on circular economy strategies, valorization of food waste, vegetable waste, wastewater, biogas generation, biofertilizers and other types of valorization for other applications.
The CORFU 2022 conference constituted an international event for experts in Sustainable Solid Waste Management with the participation of more than 600 participants from 80 different countries. The congress also has the collaboration of nine international journals of scientific interest with a high impact factor.
In this sense, INESCOP has also contributed with a presentation of a LIFE Superbiodiesel Poster called "Industrial symbiosis to valorise fleshing produced in tannery industry for different industrial applications", number 148, which can be seen in the following link.
The event has served to promote and outline collaboration opportunities for future projects with universities, companies or other technological centers and to know the trends around valorization with different applications. For more information on the presentations of the congress, please click here.