Waste Management & Research

ISWA's monthly Scientific Journal

Waste Management and Research is a monthly professional journal published under the auspices of ISWA. Waste Management & Research (WM&R) publishes articles relating to both the theory and practice of waste management and research. Topics include: wastes (focus on solids), processes and technologies, management systems and tools, and policy and regulatory frameworks, sustainable waste management designs, operations, policies or practices.


Impact Factor:

2 year Impact Factor 1.114

5 year Impact Factor 1.615

Ranked: 32 out of 44 in Engineering, Environmental and 151 out of 215 in Environmental Sciences

Source: 2014 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

ACCESS to full papers for ISWA Members

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Waste Management & Research

Editorial Group & Editorial Board

The Editorial Group is currently comprised of the Editor-in-chief and 6 Associate Editors, profiles of the Editorial Group can be viewed here.


For a complete list of the WMR Editorial Board and Editorial Group please click here.

Aims and Scope

For the detailed Aims and Scope please click here.

Table of Contents

The Table of Contents of the latest issue of WM&R can be viewed directly from the widget box (displayed in the left panel), listed under “Issues”. Also the very latest Articles (OnlineFirst) submitted to WM&R can be viewed in the same box, listed under “Articles”.

Submitting and Viewing Articles

To submit an article, please view the manuscript preparation and submission guidelines.


Waste Management and Research abstracts can be viewed online and full articles can be downloaded for free by ISWA members (excl. Online Members).


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To view an index of WM&R Special Issues click here

To view WM&R Review Paper Collection click here

Send a “letter to the editors” here