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Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

Organised by:

Yasumasa Tojo, Hokkaido University, Japan; Debra Reinhart, USA; Lale Andreas, Luleċ University, Sweden


Symposium Objectives and Format:

Assemble world’s leading researchers and practitioners Address a broad range of topics related to landfills Discussion and debate of current knowledge and future directions

·       The 11th ICLRS will take place at Wilmington, North Carolina, October 2020.

Call for session chairs and topics suggestions is open now. Further information below and at:



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Previous symposia:

1stICLRS at Luleċ, Sweden, December 11-13 2000

2ndICLRS at Asheville NC, USA, October 13-16, 2002

3rdICLRS at Toya Lake, Japan, November 29th to December 2nd 2004

4th CLRS at Dundret, Gällivare, Sweden, June 14th to 16th, 2006

5thICLRS at Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA, September 10-12th, 2008

6thICLRS at Kiroro Resort, Hokkaido, Japan, June 9-11, 2010 

7th ICLRS at S Sunderbyn, Sweden, June 25-27, 2012

8th ICLRS, Crystal River, Florida, USA, October 19-22, 2014

9th ICLRS, Noboribetsu Onsen Resort, Hokkaido, Japan,  June 13-15, 2016  

10th ICLRS, S Sunderbyn at Luleċ, Sweden, June 26-28, 2018



 The ICLRS is an official IWWG

event, learn more about the International Waste Working group here