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Catalan Waste Agency (ARC) | Deadline approaching - #wasteinprogress International Forum


ACR+ member, Agència de residus de Catalunya is a partner of #wasteinprogress, the first International Forum on Municipal Waste Management focusing on successful waste collection schemes in cities. This event will take place in Girona (Spain) on 6, 7 and 8 February 2017. The forum will be a connection point between the public and private sectors.

The forum will showcase knowledge and innovation projects about the collection of municipal waste and for this a call for papers is open until 15 December 2016 for companies, entrepreneurs, research centres, universities, consortiums and all organisations working in the following fields:

  • New waste collection technologies
  • Improved waste collection services results and efficiency
  • Co-responsibility and pay-as-you-throw
  • Communication, education and participation programmes

The deadline for the paper submission is 15 December 2016, for more information visit the #wasteinprogress website.

The Forum will also include a part entitled Cities in Progress showcase, where 12 international cities, including San Francisco (USA), Seoul (South Korea) and Adelaide (Australia), will share success stories on their waste collection models. The online registration for the event is already open, register now as places are limited.