SUM 2020

5th Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy

New date and location: 18-20 November 2020, Venice, Italy

CRETE 2020

7th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management,  Chania-Crete, Greece, September 15 - 18, 2020. Website

ICLRS 2020

11th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, October 11-14, 2020, Sunderbyn, Wilmington, NC, USA. Call for Session Proposals & Abstracts open. Website


8th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, November 16-19, 2020, Venice, Italy. Website

IWWG Board

The IWWG Board is composed by a maximum of 20 members. It acts as the organisation managing body, coordinating and organizing the different activities. Click on the photos to learn about the individual motivation to join IWWG and to access a CV.



Prof. Anders Lagerkvist
Luleå University of Technology, S


Prof. Toshihiko Matsuto

Prof. Toshihiko Matsuto
Hokkaido University, JP

(Past President)

Prof. Evangelos Gidarakos
Technical University of Crete, GR

(President Elect, TGs Chair)

 Prof. Umberto Arena


Prof. Umberto Arena
University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, I

(Editor-in-Chief, WM)

Prof. Nicole Berge
University of South Carolina, USA

(IWWG growth concept)

 William Clarke

 Raffaello Cossu

Prof. William Clarke
University of Queensland, AUS


Prof. Raffaello Cossu
University of Padova, I

(Editor-in-Chief, Detritus)

 Prof. Cristina Trois

 Prof. Debra Reinhart
Prof. Cristina Trois
University of kwaZulu-Natal, RSA

 Prof. Debra Reinhart
University of Central Florida, USA

Prof. Pinjing HeMarion Huber-Humer

Prof. Pinjing He
Tongji University, Shanghai, CN

(Editor-in-Chief, WM)

Prof. Marion Huber-Humer
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, A

(Coordinator young researchers)

Peter KjeldsenJurate Kumpiene

Prof. Peter Kjeldsen
Technical University of Denmark, DK

Prof. Jurate Kumpiene
Luleå University of Technology, S

(Coordinator young researchers)

 Prof. Yasushi Matsufuji

 Howard Robinson
Prof. Yasushi Matsufuji
 Fukuoka University, JP

Howard Robinson
Phoenix Engineering, UK

(Coordinator young researchers)

Prof. Rainer Stegmann Susan Thorneloe

Prof. Rainer Stegmann
Hamburg University of Technology, D

(Coordinator SAP)

Susan Thorneloe

(Coordinator external contacts)

New Board appointees are nominated by IWWG members. A vote on new appointees is taken at annual General Assembly. Candidates eligible for appointment to the Board are generally co-opted from current SAP members. The President is elected by a vote from the Board appointees.