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Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

Organised by:

Toshihiko Matsuto, Hokkaido University, Japan; Debra Reinhart, University of Central Florida, USA; Anders Lagerkvist, Luleå University, Sweden

Local organizing committee 2018: Anders Lagerkvist (al at, Lale Andreas (laan at, Jurate Kumpiene (juku at

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, At S Sunderbyn, near Luleå.

(the address is Kråkbergsvägen 7 Södra Sunderbyn Lulea)

June 26-28, 2018

Transport to and from airport.

Pre-booked taxi can be ordered when you book the flights, cabs are also available without pre-booking at Luleå airport.

Bus is possible. Bus no 4 and 104 will take you to downtown stop Köpmansgatan. From there you can take bus 1 or 2 to the conference site (Sunderbyn). Buses are cash free, but you can pay with major credit cards.

Rental cars are also available at the airport.

Registration and room reservation is now open at

Get together in the evening of the from 6 p m on the 25th

The program is now set. Click for session list


The social program is in planning, among the program points will be the Great Waste Debate

If you have a favorite landfilling or waste management controversy, please suggest it to the organizing committee.




*  Poster guidelines

*  Abstract guidelines

* Advice for session creation

Previous symposia:

1stICLRS at Luleå, 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  


 The ICLRS is an official IWWG

event, learn more about the International Waste Working group here