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‘Save the Planet’ 2015 will bring to Bulgaria advanced technologies and know-how in the waste management sector presented by companies from Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Switzerland. 
 
In the January newsletter we will introduce the exhibitor HELECTOR and some of our partners.
 
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Interview with Dimitrios Grammatas, Head of Construction Department, HELECTOR
Your slogan is ‘Developing Solutions for Greener Tomorrow’ – please introduce briefly the HELECTOR'S activities in waste management field.   HELECTOR is the waste management arm of ELLACTOR Group, a fully integrated Group able to provide vertical solutions throughout the waste management sector. The main services are focused on construction, technology provision (know–how), operation, and investments, while the main applications are closely affiliated with recycling, waste treatment, waste to energy production and disposal. HELECTOR is developing solutions for a greener tomorrow in compliance with European Waste Hierarchy using environmental friendly technologies  and patents through its German
subsidiaries aiming at waste prevention and minimization, reuse, recycling, energy recovery and lastly waste disposal. Via the biological waste treatment with the use of advanced technologies such as HERHOF GMBH and LOOCK BIOGAS it produces SRF, compost and biogas, namely energy from waste. The experience of HELECTOR so far includes 9 Mechanical Biological Treatment Plants with cumulative capacity of approximately 1.3 million tons, 15 Anaerobic Digestion Plants with a cumulative capacity of almost 213 thousand tons and 7 Mechanical Biological Treatment Plants under construction. According to 2012 data, Helector’s implemented projects regarding landfilling, energy from waste production, composting, sorting and recycling are represented by:
▪ an annual energy production of more than 220,000 MWh
▪ an annual recovery of 45,000 tons of recyclable material
▪ an annual production of 200,000 tons of secondary fuel (SRF, RDF).
 
What projects are you currently working on in South-East Europe? 
HELECTOR is active in Germany, the market with the strictest environmental requirements and constitutes an undisputable leader in Greece and Cyprus. Furthermore, its corporate strategy includes further expansion in foreign markets. To read the full interview please click here  
 
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VDMA
Abfall- und Recyclingtechnik
 
The VDMA is one of the largest industrial associations in Europe and represents over 3,100 member companies in the engineering industry. The VDMA covers the entire engineering sector: everything from component manufacturers, machine builders, plant erectors, system suppliers and system integrators through to service providers. www.vdma.org 
 
Naemi Denz from VDMA Abfall- und Recyclingtechnik will present the topic 'Landfill Gas - an Opportunity for Sustainable Landfilling' during 'Save the Planet' Conference. 
German RETech Partnership is an independent network of companies and institutions in the German waste management and recycling sector. Its purpose is to enable worldwide technology transfer and to offer access to German expertise.
 
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The last issue of 2014 gives many insights. The Bocholt-based family-owned enterprise, Spaleck, opened its doors for a customer day with many interesting insights. Vecoplan AG celebrated the opening of the new customer centre with many international guests in September. The company Sennebogen was founded in 1952 having as a motto “There is no such thing as impossible”. Draw inspiration from the many new insights!
 
 
 
 
In issue 4/2014 Ecology & Infrastructure presents the best practices in the treatment of wastewater in the Netherlands. In the reportage from the media tour "Value of water - Industry and Wastewater", in which participated a representative of TLL Media, you can read about the successful experience of institutions and businesses in the country in the purification of water from manufacturing. The edition will introduce our readers to the standard for voluntary verification of greenhouse gas emissions ISO 14064 and the project Switch4food, which aims the reduction of water use in the food sector. Among the other interesting topics in the issue are: Plant dedusting solutions, Noise and vibration measurement, Recycling of end-of-life vehicle vehicles, etc.
 
 
 
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