Sequence: Second edition
Venue: Sofia, Inter Expo Center
All business spheres and institutions face new higher standards concerning efficient use of soil, water, air and waste due to climate changes. In the recent years it was an evident fact that the economic progress is impossible without environmental sustainability.
The objective of the second edition of International Eco Forum Save the Planet is to bring forward the technology transfer from Europe to Bulgaria in regard to the environment protection. The Conference and Exhibition will focus on extending the themes in the waste management sector and recycling.
The Forum will be held from 13-15 April 2011 parallel to the 7th International Congress and Exhibition on Renewable Energy Sources & Energy and Efficiency. There will be presented models of public-private partnerships and effective practices applicable in the Bulgarian municipalities.
The participation in the specialized forum enables:
- Direct contact with professionals and investors from Europe
- To receive specific information on the status and market trends in Bulgaria and Europe
- To realize trade and technical cooperation.
Despite the difficulties the Bulgarian market has great investment perspectives concerning the next coming years: foreseen funds provided by Operational Programme “Environment” for the period 2010 -2013 are BGN 1.5 billion. According to the Ministry of Environment and Water waste management sector needs investments of 1.9 billion BGN; for water sector – BGN 12 billion.
The Netherlands Environment Agency organized three seminars on the following themes:
- Regional Cooperation of Municipalities
- Sustainable Use of Former and Abandoned Landfills – a Landfill Management
- Bio-waste Management