“The 2015 edition of Save the Planet proved its position as one of the business platforms in Bulgaria and South-East Europe. It presented new technologies covering the whole process of waste management: treatment, transport, collection, disposal, recovery and recycling. The countries from the Region are facing numerous challenges to improve their resource efficiency and to achieve the high European waste management targets. They are streamlining the legislation and introducing new facilities in cities, landfill sites and industry enterprises.

The 2015 Edition at a Glance
• Once again Austria was a supporting country due to its remarkable achievements. They were demonstrated at the traditional Austrian Pavilion, the realization of which was supported by ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Sofia
• The exhibition featured a strong international presence – 71% of the participants were from abroad. Direct exhibitors from Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Switzerland showcased their latest solutions.
• A new highlight during 2015 was the Italian Participation.
• Save the Planet and the parallel events attracted visitors from 37 countries – 22% from them were from abroad.
Save the Planet Conference presented case studies on waste management and provided a closer look at the market potential in South-East Europe. Speakers called for more transparency in legislation, for more public awareness, wider promotion of benefits of recycling and for encouragement of eco-design.

The Conference Highlights 2015

● Speakers from Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Romania, Switzerland and the Netherlands took part. “