Foreword. Some issues of intragenerational and intergenerational equity and measurement of sustainable development; B. Nath. Regional planning and economic sustainability issues of municipal SWM: experience from Greece relevant to the Black-Sea countries; C.D. Panagiotakopoulos, D.C. Panagiotakopoulos. Solid waste management in developing countries -- a case study of Turkey; G. Kocasoy. Solid waste priority projects for the sustainable development of south-east Bulgaria; Y. Pelovski, et al. Sustainable solid waste management in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: a NATO initiative; B. Nath, L. Marinova. The National Waste Management Programme of Bulgaria; M. Dishovski, et al. The sustainable landfill bioreactor -- a flexible approach to solid waste management; W. Powrie, J.P. Robinson. Materials recycling -- strategic management and conditions for economic viability; B. De Caevel, A. Buekens. Municipal investment strategies and national policies in the process of accession to the European Union: impressions from Bulgaria; P. Dax, P. Borisova. Monitoring of waste in Bulgaria for sustainable waste management; N. Boneva, et al. Thiourea leaching of gold-bearing mine wastes from the Madjarovo processing plant in the south east of Bulgaria; S. Gaydardjiev. A pilot-scale passive system for the treatment of acid mine drainage; S.N. Groudev, et al. Treatment of solid waste generated from the manufacture of polyacrylonitrile fibre; E.I. Terlemesian, S.K. Stoyanov. Sustainable solid waste management in Turkey;C. Guresinli. Solid waste management on the Black Sea coast of Turkey; E. Erdin, S. Tokgoz. Separation, collection and transportation of municipal solid waste -- a case study in Turkey; F. Taner, et al. Solid waste management efforts in Turkey -- regional solid waste management in Adana-Mersin; H. Evliya. Proposal for a sustainable solid waste management scheme for the coastal zone of Antalya, Turkey; B. Kalkanoglu, B. Topkaya. On the statistical probabilistic modelling of the diffusion of fine solid materials; O. Makarynskyy, D. Makarynska. Urban waste management in Romania -- a case study in Iasi City; A. Atudorei. Problems and prospects of sustainable solid waste management in Romania; A. Leca, et al. On the management of solid waste generated at the Constanza Shipyard, Romania; N. Peride, et al. The abstracts. Importance of waste biomass from household, agricultural and industrial waste for a sustainable farming system; M.Z. Doicheva. Prospects for sustainable waste management in Georgia; M. Tzereteli, T. Tetvadze. Treatment of solid waste in the Municipality of New Orestiada, Greece; A. Papaeoanu. High humidity domestic solid waste pyrolysis with a pre-drying system; N. Antonescu, N.N. Antonescu. Name index. Subject index.