United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

10th International Conference on Waste Management and Technology

Mianyang, Sichuan Province, China UNEP


ICWMT is an important international platform for specialists and officials to discuss scientific problems, exchange experiences, and look for innovative solutions.Initiated by Basel Convention Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific, ICWMT has been ongoing for 9 years since its inception in 2005. On a yearly basis, ICWMT is known to attract a great number of participants from governments, research institutions, universities and industries. In fact, there were more than 500 delegates from 32 countries participating in ICWMT9.

The ICWMT10 will be held at Mianyang, Sichuan Province on October 28-30, 2015. The theme of ICWMT10 is “Towards Environmental Quality Improvement”. Specialized experts and government officials will be invited to give keynote speeches on the pressing issues of solid waste; this will in turn provide the opportunity to share and exchange ideas among participants. In addition, free technical field trips to e-waste and hazardous waste treatment plants will be arranged.