Sardinia 2011

The 13th edition of the Sardinia Symposium, organised by the IWWG (International Waste Working Group), was held in Forte Village, Santa Margherita di Pula, Italy, from October 3rd to 7th 2011. The event was attended by approximately 800 participants (researchers, technicians, administrators and operators) from 63 different nations with the presentation of 562 scientific papers.
The traditional issues of waste prevention, material and energy recovery, waste treatment and final disposal were addressed in 128 general, specialised and workshop sessions where new ideas and concepts were presented and thoroughly discussed.

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The opening lecture of Sardinia 2011 Symposium was given by Prof. Armin Reller, University of Augsburg, Germany, who presented a comprehensive overview on waste of electronics, with a particular focus on the high potential afforded by the recovery of valuable metals from advanced electronic devices.

Read Prof. Reller’s full presentation