Are you working to improve separate waste collection in tourist regions and municipalities or at big events?
Submit your paper at the Innovation Forum


The Innovation Forum is opened to companies, entrepreneurs, research centres, universities, consortiums and organisations that work in knowledge and innovation projects related to waste collection, management and treatment, and to communication in this area.




Innovative experiences with big events

Innovative experiences in resorts

New waste collection technologies in tourist municipalities and at big events

Improved waste collection services results and efficiency

Co-responsibility and pay-as-you-throw. How to deal with the challenge of seasonal population

Communication, education, and participation programmes in tourist regions and municipalities


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  • 1-2 pages
  • PDF file
  • 5 MB (maximum)
  • Language
  • Catalan, Spanish or English
  • Minimum required content
  • Title
  • Topic
  • Innovation
  • Project status
  • Author/Authors
  • Contact information

Documentation must be submitted by email to

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Directly related to waste collection, management, treatment, technology and communication

Eco-innovation and contribution to the circular economy

Environmental, social and economic impact

Low complexity development and implementation

Real contribution in terms of change in processes or products

Authors of papers selected for the Innovation Forum will be notified on 15/01/2018


Sustainability in Ski Mountaineering Races: the Case of Font Blanca (Andorra)

Govern d'Andorra

Wednesday 21- 10.30 am

Campgrounds and Rural Tourism

Consell Comarcal del Baix Empordà

Wednesday 21- 10.45 am

Door-to-door Collection in the County of Pallars Sobirà

Consell Comarcal del Pallars Sobirà

Wednesday 21- 1 pm

The Libera Project: Nature without Rubbish


Friday 23th - 1:15 pm

Zero Waste and Tourism: challenges towards a necessary relationship


Thursday 22 - 1 pm

Mobile Separate Collection in the Historical City Centre of Palma (Mallorca)


Thursday 22 - 1:15 pm

Big Events Towards Zero Waste


Friday 23 - 1 pm

Novell capsules, compostable materials for greener consumptioN

Cafès Novell

Thursday 22 - 10:15 am

Waste management at ski resorts: the experience at Boí-Taüll Resort

Consell Comarcal de l'Alta Ribagorça

Friday 23 - 10am

Separate Collection outside the Home: Successful Cases in Big Cultural Events and Sports Facilities


Wednesday 2st - 1.15 pm

The Driving Force of Social and Circular Economy: Sustainable Management of Tourist Waste and the Creation of Jobs for People at Risk of Exclusion

Direcció General de Educació Ambiental, Qualitat Ambiental i Residus de la Conselleria de Medi Ambient, Agricultura i Pesca del Govern de les Illes Balears

Thursday 22 - 10 am

Intensive collection schemes with RFID detection of collection tools in tourist municipalities and municipalities with seasonal population

Marco Ricci

Friday 23 - 10.15 am