Working Group


The Working Group on Landfill (WGL) focuses on the design, construction, regulation and management of landfills, both for industrial and developing nations. Management issues include operations, closure, and post-closure issues, including groundwater monitoring and testing, leachate management, landfill gas management, as well as the quantity and quality of the wastes landfilled.

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Why Landfill?

  • Exchange of information and experiences.
  • Potential collaboration on projects. (i.e. research, papers, reports).
  • Networking.

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 H. James Law
H. James Law


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Mr. H. James Law is a Vice President at SCS Engineers in Solid Waste Division and International Services.  He has over 36 years of experience in civil/geotechnical engineering and solid waste management on both national and international projects.  He serves as a board member of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), the Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Landfill and the Chair of the Task Force on Closing Dumpsites Initiative.  He is certified as ISWA International Waste Manager (IWM) with International status.  

René M. Rosendal
René M. Rosendal

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René Rosendal is a partner at the consultancy company Danish Waste Solutions ApS and a Senior Project Manager at AV Miljø Landfill in Copenhagen. He has been working nearly 20 years as a waste professional within the solid waste and environmental industry in Denmark and abroad. He serves as a STC member of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), the Vice-Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Landfill. 

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