MACAO, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2016 Macao International Environmental Co-Operation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF, www.macaomiecf.com) was held by the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region and the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People's Republic of China from March 31 to April 2 in Expo Hall at the Venetian Macao.
Held for the first time in 2008, MIECF is an international exhibition that promotes the technological and information exchange between the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region (Hong Kong, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, and Macao) in Southern Mainland China and international markets.
Eco-friendly waste management is becoming an important issue. At the event, which covers an area of about 16,000 square meters, 460 global brands and technology providers from 20 different countries showcased their products and services.
This year, the event was held under the catchy theme of "The Opportunity for Green Economy -- Waste Management". It provided various forums and events to share experts' technologies and experiences.
The Green Forum is one of the main events, and this year's keynote speaker was none other than Professor Dr. h.c. Walter R. Stahel, a well-known Swiss architect and a pioneer of the "Circular Economy".
The "Environment Exhibition" zone is introduced for the first time at this year's MIECF. It was a new pavilion that deals with waste management, green construction, and green transportation.
The Waste Management pavilion focuses on the "5Rs (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repair and Recycle)". The Green Construction pavilion is related to facility management and air-conditioning systems. The Green Traffic pavilion includes buses and motorcycles that are powered via electricity, hybrid energy, and fuel cells. Furthermore, it also handles electricity stations, related infrastructures, batteries, and distribution solutions.
There were also other events, including business matching services, forums, galas, networking sessions, a session for special buyers, a business cooperation day, and more. MIECF is establishing itself as a networking platform that enhances the influence of environmental businesses in Macao, the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region, and international markets.
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