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 1.338

5 year Impact Factor 1.553


Ranked: 32 out of 50 in Engineering, Environmental and 147 out of 225 in Environmental Sciences

Source: 2016 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2016)


WM&R ISWA World Congress Special Issue

Since 2012 WM&R prepares a Special Issue for the ISWA World Congress, the first being the ISWA World Congress in Florence.

The World Congress SI is distributed during the congress reaching a wide international readership and accessable online including free download.

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



ACCESS to full papers for ISWA Members

To access full papers, please click on the image below.

Waste Management & Research

Editorial Group & Editorial Board

The Editorial Group is currently comprised of the Editor-in-chief and 7 Associate Editors, profiles of the Editorial Group can be viewed here.


For a complete list of the WMR International Advisory Board, 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 WM&R Review Paper Collection click here

Send a “letter to the editors” here