The seventeenth edition of the Sardinia Symposium, organized by the IWWG – International Waste Working Group, was held in Forte Village, Santa Margherita di Pula (Cagliari) Italy, from September 30th to October 4th, 2019.

The event was attended by 675 participants (researchers, technicians, administrators and operators) with the presentation of 583 scientific papers, selected according to quality by the Scientific Secretariat from over 850 offers of papers.


As per tradition, the conference focused on the advances of waste management science and technology, presenting case studies, discussing the main controversial subjects and sharing experiences among different countries. The programme was structured in 90 oral sessions, 38 workshops, poster sessions and an exhibition by companies and institutions working in the field.

LIFE CEPLAFIB presentation was disseminated by TECOS (Speaker: dr. Vesna Ž. Bogataj), on the 03rd of October, 2019, during the Plenary Session “Plastic Waste – New products”, where more than 40 delegates have been participated. In addition, the manuscript entitled as “UTILIZATION OF RECYCLED POLYPROPYLENE, CELLULOSE AND NEWSPRINT FIBRES FOR PRODUCTION OF GREEN COMPOSITES” was sent and published in DETRITUS – Multidisciplinary journal for Waste Resources and Residues (LINK: ). This paper is a result of the first released material formulations developed during CEPLAFIB project.