Main Theme

Global CleanUp towards a circular economy


1. Waste Governance, Regulations and Policies

2. Integrated Waste Management: Towards a Sustainable Circular Economy

    • Waste collection
    • Waste treatment – biological, chemical, thermal
    • Recycling technologies
    • Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data analysis
    • Renewable energy
    • Life cycle assessment
    • Environmental management systems

3. Public Awareness towards a Clean Environment

    • Community
    • Education
    • Private / NGO initiatives
    • Public participation

4. Sustainable Landfill Operation & Maintenance

    • Upgrading landfill (e.g. non-sanitary to sanitary)
    • Advanced technologies in landfill

5. Soil & Land Remediation

a. Contamination monitoring and assessment

      • Environmental monitoring
      • GIS and sensor technology
      • Environmental forensics + environmental molecular diagnostics
      • Enviro-informatics
      • Environmental modelling
      • Site characterisation and risk assessment
      • Approaches to prevention of contamination
      • Monitoring and management of volatiles

b. Remediation technology

      • Bioremediation and phytoremediation
      • In-situ and ex-situ remediation technology
      • Physical and chemical remediation technology
      • Green and sustainable remediation
      • Remediation and management of PFAS and other emerging contaminants (including microplastics and pharmaceutical residues)
      • Impact of climate change on environmental remediation
      • Preventive methods for contaminants

6. Agricommodity

    • Rapid development of technologies in agriculture (palm, rubber, timber, cocoa, pepper)
    • Modernisation of agricultural sectors
    • Product developments from agricultural sectors
    • Advancing economy through agricultures biomass

7. Other Related Technologies

    • Nanotechnology
    • Omics technology