Waste Management Teaching tools and Information. ORBIT is a non-profit association established under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. The mission of the ORBIT Association is `to promote the scientific and technological development of environmental biotechnology `. The ORBIT biennial conferences has established itself as one of the most significant conferences of the world by becoming a one-stop destination in communicating information relative to bioprocessing of waste and recovery of organic residues. This conference series is the major regular meeting organised by the ORBIT Association. Regular events have found place in Europe, i.e. ORBIT-97 in UK, the ORBIT-99 in Germany, ORBIT-2001 in Spain and in Australia with the ORBIT-2003 in Perth, in Germany with the ORBIT - 2006 (www.orbit2006.de) in Weimar and in the Netherlands with the ORBIT - 2008 (www.orbit2008.de) in Wageningen.