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Special Issue "The 6th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management: NAXOS 2018"

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "Sustainable Energy".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Mejdi Jeguirim

Institut de Sciences des Matériaux de Mulhouse, 3 rue Alfred Werner, 68093, Mulhouse Cedex, France
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Interests: pyrolysis; gasification and combustion of different biomasses, including agriculture residues and agro-industrial byproducts; thermal degradation mechanisms and kinetics; gas emissions analysis
Guest Editor
Prof. Lionel Limousy

Institut de Sciences des Matériaux de Mulhouse, 3, rue Alfred Werner, 68093 Mulhouse Cedex, France
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Interests: biomass resources identification and characterization; biofuels formulation and production; thermochemical conversion; bioproducts characterization; reactivity tests
Guest Editor
Dr. Konstantinos Moustakas

Unit of Environmental Science and Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
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Interests: environmental protection; solid waste management and treatment technologies with emphasis on thermal ones

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The conference aims to address the significant issue of sustainable solid waste management through the promotion of safe practices and effective technologies. The conference focuses mainly on modern solid waste technologies. It aims to stimulate the interest of scientists and citizens and inform them about the latest developments in the field of municipal solid waste management. Separation at source, biological treatment, the treatment at central facilities, waste prevention, biowaste utilization, recycling promotion, sludge management, agricultural and livestock waste, management of specific waste streams (construction and demolition waste, waste from electrical and electronic equipment, etc.) constitute main conference subjects. Special attention will be drawn to the valorization prospects and the products from solid waste, such as biofuels, compost, materials, etc. The new concept of this conference is that it hopes to strengthen the link of the applied research with industry. Emphasis will be placed on waste management issues in islands and generally isolated areas. Biotechnology, circular economy, best available techniques, symbiosis networks, energy consumption and saving, carbon footprint and water footprint, zero-waste initiatives, marine litter constitute new target areas of the conference. The conference will provide an opportunity to bring together scientists and professionals from government departments, industries, Municipalities, private institutions, research and education institutions, being a forum for the exchange of the most recent ideas, techniques and experiences in all areas of solid waste management. A special workshop will also focus on the industrial operation and the support to the industries in order to improve their performance with parallel environmental and financial benefits.

Prof. Mejdi Jeguirim
Prof. Lionel Limousy
Dr. Konstantinos Moustakas
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Energies is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

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