Sardinia 2017: Winter promo extended!

Get 20% off your entrance fee until January 21st Register by January 21st to take advantage of our special Winter promo and enjoy a 20% discount on your registration fee. IWWG members are entitled to a further 10% discount! Deadline: January 21st, 2017 Register now…

Sardinia 2017: call for abstract now open!

SARDINIA 2017 – 30th Anniversary: 16th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium. The call for abstracts for the Sardinia 2017 Symposium is now officially open. Don’t miss the opportunity to submit your abstract to one of the world’s leading events in the field of Waste Management and Landfilling. Deadline: March 1st, 2017 Following the incredible success of Sardinia 2015 / Arts Edition, which saw the participation of 732 delegates from more than 70 different countries from all the continents, we are proud to announce the 30th Anniversary of Sardinia Symposia,... Read The Rest →

Sardinia 2015: a memorable edition!

The fifteenth edition of the Sardinia Symposium, organized by the IWWG (International Waste Working Group,, was held in Forte Village, Santa Margherita di Pula (Cagliari), Italy, from October 5th to October 9th. The event was attended by 732 participants (researchers, technicians, administrators and operators) from 63 different nations with the presentation of 537 scientific papers, selected according to quality by the Scientific Secretariat from 827 offers of papers. The conference included 89 oral sessions and 39 specialized workshops for a total of eight parallel tracks, two parallel events, discussion... Read The Rest →

Amazing concert at Sardinia 2015 with the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra

Probably the most unique experience for all participants of Sardinia 2015 was the possibility to listen the fascinating music played by the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra. Landfill Harmonic is a group of young musicians that live next to one of South America’s largest landfills. This orchestra plays music from instruments made entirely out of garbage, from items scavenged from the landfill site; string and wind instruments are made with oil drums, tin cans, forks, bottle caps, and whatever is available. Favio Chávez, the director of the Orchestra, being an environmental engineer with... Read The Rest →

“Waste to Photo” –  Open photo contest

A shot to narrate significant stories and situations throughout the world in the field of waste management and landfilling Photography is a powerful means of communication, of visual expression, as well as an extraordinary form of art available to all and capable of evoking emotions, portraying social transformations, denouncing serious situations or acting as a testimony to important changes. This year the Organising Committee of Sardinia 2015 has opted to launch a new initiative, “Waste to Photo”, a photography competition open to all and focused on the Symposium delegates, with the specific aim of... Read The Rest →

Sardinia 2015: late abstracts still accepted!

The deadline for abstract submission officially expired on 31st January 2015. Should you wish to submit a late abstract, please use the online form, all efforts will be made to evaluate your proposal for potential inclusion in the Symposium programme. Abstracts (at least one but no more than two full pages) should prepared using the abstract template and submitted as a Word or PDF file attachment. All papers accepted for presentation will be published in Proceedings available at the start of the Symposium. Additionally, a considerable number of manuscripts will be selected and processed,... Read The Rest →

Sardinia 2015: call for workshop now open!

We are extremely excited to announce, among the novelties of this edition of the Sardinia Symposia, the opening of a Call for workshop proposals, to be integrated into the main Symposium Programme. Workshops, some of them purposely made in connection with IWWG tasks groups, have always played a key role in the organization of Sardinia Symposia, providing a place where topics presented during oral sessions can be examined in greater detail and the hottest issues in the field of waste management appropriately discussed. As their emphasis is on critical discussion... Read The Rest →

Sardinia 2015 Reminder: watch out for January deadlines!

As the deadline for receipt of abstracts for Sardinia 2015 is only a few days away, we would like to remind you of some approaching conference key dates: Call for Abstracts Deadline: 31 January 2015  Send your abstract now and give your scientific contribute to what promises to be an exciting edition of the Sardinia Symposia. Click here for more details Christmas discount Deadline: 30 January 2015 Subscribe now and take advantage of a special discount on your registration fee. Click here for more details

Sardinia 2015: first announcement and call for abstracts

We are pleased to announce Sardinia 2015 – Fifteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, to be held in S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy from 5 to 9 October 2015. Following the huge success of its fourteenth edition in 2013, which registered the participation of more than 700 delegates from tens of different countries worldwide, Sardinia 2015 promises to be the largest event of the year in the field of Waste Management and Landfilling. The Sardinia Symposia were established in 1987 and rapidly became the Reference Forum in the field of... Read The Rest →

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