The conference ECOpole' 01 will be held at Jamrozowa Polana (Poland). We expect, that 120 - 140 participants with a sizeable part from abroad will attend it. The Conference will be mainly devoted to monitoring of quality of natural environment and to recycling of (mainly solid) wastes. Also the impact of environmental pollution on human health will be discussed. The ECOpole ' 01 schedule includes oral and poster presentations. The 2nd day of the Conference will take place in HradecKralové, CZ. An ecological excursion to the wastewater treatment plant will be organised. In Hradec Kralové University about 40 young people from different countries will have the Forum of Young Scientists. CD-ROMs containing the Abstracts of the publications accepted for presentation will be handed over. The full texts of the presented papers will be published in Ecological Chemistry and Engineering.