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Call for Abstracts: Fourth 3R International Scientific Conference [3RINCs 2017]

Registration and abstract submission are open for the Fourth 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs 2017), which will be held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, from 8–10 March 2017.

3RINCs is an annual International conference to promote the scientific waste management and spread the concept of 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) principles in our societies. It aims at bringing together academicians, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, government organisations, municipalities and other industrial organisations from all over the world under one umbrella to brainstorm on the recent developments in the fields of waste management and valorization of waste streams in an environment-friendly manner.


The 4th 3R International scientific conference on material cycles and waste management encompasses all topics related to sustainable waste management and valorization of various streams. These include:

  • 3R (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycling) challenges
  • Waste and recycling resource statistics and data collection and processing
  • Initiatives towards minimization of hazardous waste generation
  • Steps towards mitigation of hazardous waste
  • Eco friendly processes and products
  • Municipal solid waste characterization and management
  • Waste Biomass utilization
  • E-waste recycling and management
  • Hazardous waste treatment and management
  • E LV (end-of-life vehicle) recycling and management
  • Construction and demolition waste
  • Valorization of waste for various applications including energy production
  • Energy efficiency and management related to waste management
  • Thermo-chemical, biochemical and mechanical treatment of waste streams
  • Novel catalysts/materials for value addition of waste streams
  • Industrial waste characterization and management
  • Disaster waste and marine debris management
  • Hazardous and asbestos waste management
  • Radioactively contaminated waste and low-level radioactive waste
  • Waste landfill and disposal
  • Greenhouse gas control related to waste management
  • Novel analytical methods developments of waste streams
  • Policy, institutions, and financial measures focusing on waste management and 3R
  • Sustainability – LCA studies, system analysis, substance flow analysis and others
  • Going global- challenges and opportunities for waste management and 3R

Key Dates

Abstracts Submission 15 November 2016
Intimation of Acceptance of Abstracts 30  November 2016
Deadline for Early Bird Registration 30  December 2016

For more information

Event circular: 4th-3rincs-i-circula.pdf

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