Second Eurasian Business-Forum «GREEN ENERGY & WASTE RECYCLING FORUM» – GEWR'17

The second Eurasian Business Forum “GREEN ENERGY & WASTE RECYCLING FORUM” was held on 3 – 6,July in Astana within the framework of the International Specialized Exhibition “Astana Expo-2017” “Energy of the Future”. The organizers were the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kazakhstan Association for Waste Management “KazWaste”, the European-Russian Business Association “ERBA”.

The Forum was attended by 268 delegates from 11 countries. The Forum members are: representatives of the ministries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, international organizations such as UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, ISWA, CIS Executive Committee, waste management companies, industrial enterprises, non-governmental organizations and others. The participants greeted the participants and opened the Forum: Vice-Minister of Energy of the RK, Sadibekov G.K., Member of the Committee on Ecology and Nature Management of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Karaken K.A. and the Head of the Subregional Office for Central Asia of the United Nations Environment Program, Alekseeva NP.

West Dala has been successfully operating in the western region of the RK in the field of waste management for 12 years and for all this time it has become the leading company in the market for integrated waste management. Therefore, the company decided to actively support its profile event, providing assistance as an Official Parter of the event. For the first time, the company introduced to existing and potential customers, public organizations and government agencies its foreign partner PWS. And together with the partner, she presented to the entire audience of the forum a new player in the market of the Republic of Kazakhstan – West Dala Tech LLP, which is an engineering and operating company, possessing modern production facilities and offering advanced technologies for the implementation of only environmentally projects.

Within the framework of the Forum there was a plenary session and five sessions on topical issues in the waste management sphere. On the first day of the Forum, the following issues were discussed: global trends in waste management, cooperation with international banks in attracting investments, stimulating the waste management sector, using the best international practices in implementing the EOP principles in the EEA countries.

West Dala Tech LLP, spoke at the plenary session with the theme “Waste to Energy and Circular Economy: new development processes and models” – Alfredo Sassi, President of WDT.

On the second day of the Forum, the following issues were highlighted: the development of cooperation in the sphere of solid waste management in the CIS countries and the EEA, the collection and processing of certain types of waste, the use of modern IT technologies and the modeling of waste management systems, specific and problem types of industrial waste, and the best technologies for their processing , As well as the utilization and processing of POP-containing waste and equipment.

PWS, spoke at the third session with the theme “Integrated technologies management for an innovative waste to energy approach” from waste energy “- Pellegri Massimo, Engineer.

West Dala LLP, spoke at the fourth session with the theme “Specific and toxic types of industrial waste. Experience and prospects of treatment in Kazakhstan “- Tatiana Sergeeva, Chief Technologist.

Within the framework of the Forum, the participants visited the first ecological village – Arnasay, the KazRecycleService garbage processing plant and the facility for the destruction of medical waste. Also, a visit to the International Specialized Exhibition “Astana Expo-2017” was organized.

Organizers of the forum GEWR’17 represented by the Kazakhstan Waste Management Association “KazWaste” and the European-Russian Business Association “ERBA” expressed their gratitude to West Dala LLP for supporting the Forum.