The Global Waste Management Symposium has been extended its deadline to submit abstracts to Dec. 1, 2009. Proposed topics include:

• Waste minimization, reuse, recycling and management policy, regulation, economics, and planning
• Facility operation and design
• Global climate change
• Chemical and biological treatment and processes
• Life cycle analysis
• Conversion technologies and diversion strategies
• Waste containment
• Leachate treatment and management
• Bioreactors
• Air/gas emission quality, collection, control, utilization, and destruction
• Energy recovery and thermal treatment
• Equipment and safety
• Environmental characterization of waste
• Reuse of high-volume industrial waste materials

For more information on how to submit an abstract, click here.