Dynamic Landfill Mining (DLM) aims at the sustainable integration of landfill resources—materials, energy and land—into the circular economy. The establishment of this concept provides a new incentive to advance the use of geophysical methods as economic tools for landfill characterization. Yet, setting the waste composition as a main target adds some challenges to the more conventional geophysical survey practice on landfills tailored to environmental risk assessment. In this contribution, we give an overview of these challenges and recommend a set of consistent solutions that can be adopted to deal with them in an integrated way. The challenges and presented solutions will be illustrated for two specific DLM cases, for which some preliminary geophysical survey results are included in this extended abstract.

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