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On 18-19 October, the event aims to present international and local experiences of urban and industrial landfill mining and to increase knowledge about landfill mining as a technique to support the circular economy model, reducing waste disposal impact, and fostering energy and material recovery. A visit to Clariana de Cardener installation is planned on the 2nd day.


The objective of this seminar is to present and expand knowledge about landfill mining as a technique to support and encourage the transition towards a circular economy model, reducing the environmental impact of waste disposal, and fostering at the same time the material and the energy recovery from waste. The focus is on old urban and industrial landfills. It is aimed to make attendants know about some international and local experiences of landfill mining and the performance achieved.


  • Policy for landfill mining.
  • Mapping and assessment of landfilled resources.
  • Safety, material stability, risks, costs.
  • Space reclamation: for increased service life of existing landfills or other land uses.
  • Material recovery, costs and value.
  • RDF and energy recovery.
  • Fines and critical raw materials, including rare earth metals.
  • Organic matter reduction and environmental impact: methane emissions, material stability.

Addressed to

  • Policy makers.
  • Municipalities technicians.
  • Waste management companies.
  • Recycling and sorting technology companies.
  • Landfill managers.
  • Consulting companies.


Please follow the link to register.


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