The objective of the Landfill Mining Conference 2017, is to present and / or expand knowledge about landfill mining as a technique to support and encourage the evolution towards a circular economy model, reducing the environmental impact of waste disposal, and fostering at the same time the energy and material recovery from waste. The focus is on old urban and industrial landfills.
Is intended to make attendants know about some International and local experiences of landfill mining and the performance achieved.
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.
Policy for landfill mining
Organic matter reduction and environmental impact: methane emissions, material stability.