Integrated waste management solutions in Oman
- Oman: Tuesday, January 29 - 2013 at 11:48
- PRESS RELEASE
The Waste Management Forum Oman on 25 - 26 March 2013 in Muscat - Oman, initiated by Fleming Gulf Conferences as a platform to take the steps further towards greener Oman and to inspire Omani's of the efficient waste and recycling systems to benefit the environment regionally and globally.
By 2020 the solid waste is expected to reach 4.6 million tonnes per annum based on current generation rate, according to the reports from the Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (be'ah Oman). Definitely an alarming bell, that may put more stress on the landfill sites of the Sultanate of Oman.
An integrated waste management system is required to help reduce different types of municipal, electronic and hazardous industrial waste. Oman's government through Be'ah has initiated several awareness campaigns and education programmes to teach people for reduction, recycling, collection, treatment and disposal, so that there will be cleaner environment and minimum waste to be managed.
The planning and development initiatives by Oman toward waste management strategies and policy structure is set to provide safe and clean environment to the Omanis. Implementing ways of integrated waste management solutions to the country will get a thrust when national and international experts from renowned organizations meet at a forum to be staged in Muscat on 25 - 26 March 2013.
The Waste Management Forum Oman, initiated by Fleming Gulf Conferences as a platform to take the steps further towards greener Oman and to inspire Omani's of the efficient waste and recycling systems to benefit the environment regionally and globally.
The forum will take the participants through the topics like waste collection, importance of waste hierarchy: reuse, reduce and recycle, government initiative and policy structure and waste management within the medical, oil and gas and construction sectors.
The forum will track the progress and plan-of-action incurred by Oman to tackle and to achieve minimal waste across the domestic, commercial, industrial and medical sectors.
The forum will convene Directors, senior officials and advisors of sustainability, environmental engineering and health & safety officers in order to identify and develop effective waste management technologies for Oman.
Speaker presentations, local and international case studies and panel sessions will have focus areas on new techniques of solid waste management, hazardous waste, its impact and solution, waste to energy and energy from waste, government initiatives and policy structure, clean development mechanism and effective management of construction and demolition waste.
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