In order to promote the knowledge and experience exchanges among the international stakeholders, and to enhance the technology cooperation among the countries, the International Conference on Waste Management and Technology (ICWMT) has been held annually since 2005, organized jointly by Basel Convention Coordinating Center for Asia and the Pacific (BCRC China), National Center of Solid Waste Management of Ministry of Environmental Protection of China and other partners.
With the support of Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, the Sixth International Conference on Waste Management and Technology (ICWMT 6) was held on August 30-September 1, 2011 Suzhou, China. There were variety of sessions and back to back meetings, such as Regional Workshop on the Public Private Partnership for E-Waste Collection hosted by BCRC China in Suzhou, during 29-30 August 2011. Moreover, Seminar of Solid Waste Strategy Research in China was held combined with the ICWMT 6, on 31st August, 2011. These sessions and meetings provided a further platform and contributed to better communication for world-wide waste/resources management and active business opportunity.
Many outstanding papers from domestic and abroad research institutes and universities and plenary speeches were received by the ICWMT 6, which represent the latest research trend and innovative ideas of current solid waste treatment field, and lead the development in this field for the future.