The sixteenth 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 October 2nd to October 6th, 2017.
The event was attended by 676 participants (researchers, technicians, administrators and operators) with the presentation of more than 550 scientific papers, selected according to quality by the Scientific Secretariat from a total of 864 offers of papers. The conference included 88 oral sessions and 40 specialized workshops for a total of eight parallel tracks, discussion forums and roundtables, a continuously accessible poster area and an extensive exhibition space for companies working in the field of waste management. Several workshops were devoted to the presentation and networking among innovative international projects. One of these workshops was exclusively dedicated to LIFE projects. Hence, Life Brewery coordinator had the opportunity to exchange information with other projects related with food waste valorisation.