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Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

Organised by:

Toshihiko Matsuto, Hokkaido University, Japan; Debra Reinhart, University of Central Florida, USA; Anders Lagerkvist, 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 10th ICLRS will be held in Sweden, location to be decided.

August 28-30, 2018  

Updates will be posted periodically.

Session proposals are welcomed now, please contact any of the symposia organisers.

Update: Abstracts will be accepted to mid March (2018).

Session list: will be posted later

Abstracts should be sent to:

Schedule, fees and local transport: will be posted later




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Previous symposia:

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

2ndICLRS at AshevilleNC, 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  


 The ICLRS is an official IWWG

event, learn more about the International Waste Working group here