Waste Management & Research

ISWA's monthly Scientific Journal (IF 2.771)

WM&R is ISWA’s monthly peer reviewed Scientific Journal that satisfies the growing demand for new and scientific information for reference by waste management professionals in academia, government, industry, planning, engineering, management and operations. WM&R presents original work in the form of review articles, original articles, short articles, and letters to the editor. The detailed description, aims and scope of WM&R can be read here.


According to the Web of Science Group’s 2020 Journal Citation Report, WM&R has a two-year impact factor of 2.771 and a 5 year impact factor of 2.867. WM&R is ranked 27th (out of 53) in the section Environmental Engineering and 107th (out of 265) in Environmental Sciences.


WM&R can be freely accessed by ISWA members (excluding Online Members) at the bottom of this page. Non-members can freely access Editor's Choice papers, which consist of some of WM&R's best papers, selected from each Issue by the Editor. Abstracts are freely accessible as well.


A Special Issue of WM&R has been published for every ISWA World Congress since 2012. These Special Issues include papers presented at the World Congress, please find an index of the ISWA World Congress and other Special Issues here.


The Editorial Group (EG) is responsible for the editorial management of WM&R and consists of the Senior Editor-in-Chief, two Editors-in-Chief and 6 Associate Editors. The WM&R Editorial Group is supported by Edward Newman (Senior Publishing Editor) at SAGE and Dienke Dijksterhuis (Editorial Office Manager) at ISWA. The WM&R Editorial Group composition and its members’ profiles can be viewed here.


The Editorial Board supports WM&R through frequent review of papers and active contribution to WM&R’s strategy. WM&R’s International Advisory Board consists of senior experts who have taken an advisory role in shaping the journal’s development. For a complete list of the members of WM&R’s International Advisory Board and Editorial Board  please click here.


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


For any questions about WM&R, please contact Dienke Dijksterhuis.

ACCESS to full papers for ISWA Members


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Waste Management & Research