SUM – Symposium on Urban Mining & Circular Economy is an international event focused on the circularity of resources and material recycling. The main topics extensively discussed at SUM include: waste avoidance, sources and characterization of resources in urban areas, technologies for the extraction of materials, techniques of waste segregation, separate collection, takeback programs, recirculation pathways and markets, recovery of abandoned urban areas, carbon and water footprint of material recycling, economic and legal aspects, urban mining and circular economy concepts in developing countries.
The Symposium, organised by IWWG – International Waste Working Group, with the scientific support of the University of Padova and the University of Bologna, lasts three days and include oral sessions, a poster session and guided technical tours.
The last edition took place in Bergamo from 21st to 23rd May 2018 and registered a huge success with the participation of more than 200 delegates from 40 different countries worldwide.
The next edition will be held from 18th to 20th November 2020 in Venice, Italy.
Discover more on the official website: www.urbanmining.it
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