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CNR ENTECH – Environmental Technologies, Recycling and Zero Waste Expo which will be held between 10-12 September 2020 will be an important event for Turkey, bringing together public enterprises, institutions, municipalities, academicians, private organizations with a sense of social responsibility.

Message from ENTECH Zero Waste Forum to the World

One of the greatest organizations held for nature in Turkey, ENTECH – Recycling Environmental Technologies and Zero Waste Exhibition welcomed 47 thousand industry professionals from the Balkans, CIS countries, Middle East, North Africa, Far East, Western Europe, America and Turkey on 10 thousand square meter area. Zero Waste Forum, which took place concurrently with the exhibition lasting for 4 days, gave this message: “Our lifestyles must be reviewed to use sources effectively”.

ENTECH, which was organized by CNR Holding subsidiary Pozitif Trade Fairs and supported by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, the Ministry of Industry and Technology and KOSGEB (Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization), welcomed its exhibitors and visitors at CNR Expo Istanbul Expo Center. At the Zero Waste Forum, which took place concurrently with the exhibition, the zero waste issue was discussed in every aspect with participation and speeches of First Lady Emine Erdoğan and Minister of Environment and Urbanization, Murat Kurum. Local and foreign speakers shared their opinions about the zero waste issue at the forum and gave this message: “Our lifestyles must be reviewed to use sources effectively”.

“We Need Source Management, Not Waste Management”

The most important person of the exhibition and forum was the founder of World Zero Waste Union, Paul Connett, who is also known as the Father of Zero Waste. He made a presentation at the forum where “Is Zero Waste Possible?”, “Global Effect of Waste Management” and “Waste and Source Management for Industrial Sustainability” topics were discussed. He stated that this issue now became an agenda topic in the world and that Zero Waste exists with the combination of community responsibility and industrial responsibility. He also underlined that all industries need to redesign their processing stages from now on. Also expressing that better industrial designs are needed for the future, he said “Everybody can separate concurrently. We need source management, not waste management.” Scientists, academicians and bureaucrats such as Zero Waste Director Europe, Joan Marc Simon and Founder of Zero Waste Norway, Kristine Ullaland, also shared their knowledge and experience at the forum for a liveable future.

The Most Environmentally-Friendly Exhibition Is More Powerful in 2020

The leading company of the Turkish trade fair industry, CNR Holding, is getting prepared to organise Eurasia’s largest exhibition in the environmental technologies and zero waste field, ENTECH – Environmental Technologies, Recycling and Zero Waste Expo, for the second time. The exhibition, to be held at the most environmentally-friendly expo center, CNR Expo Istanbul Expo Center, between September 10-12, 2020, will take place concurrently with the Zero Waste Forum. It will raise awareness on the zero waste issue, which has been on the agenda of many countries, particularly in recent years.

Companies operating in solid waste, water and wastewater technologies, bioenergy, waste collection and carrier vehicles, recycling systems, recovery facilities and products, urban cleaning machinery, renewable and solar energy industries will display their products at ENTECH, which will be organised on the 20 thousand square meter exhibition area. Professional buyer groups from countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the Far East, the CIS, and North Africa, will visit the exhibition.

Displaying the latest developments and innovations, sustainable environmental technologies, environmentally-conscious products and practices in the industry, ENTECH will unite exhibiting companies with buyer delegations and enable them to establish new business connections, boost business volume, and create new markets.

We look forward to your participation in CNR ENTECH – Environmental Technologies, Recycling and Zero Waste Expo


Ebru Sevin
International Sales Manager
Phone: +90 212 463 7898