Waste Management & Research

The journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy

ISWA’s monthly Scientific Journal (IF 3.9)

The Waste Management & Research (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.

In the 2022 Journal Citation Report, published in June 2023, WM&R’s Impact Factor was reported at 3.9. The Impact Factor indicates the frequency on citations of articles published in the journal. Overall, the journal is continuing to see an increase in citations compared to the previous year.

WM&R can be freely accessed by ISWA members (excluding Online Members) at the right side 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 Fran Saint-Geris (Senior Publishing Editor) at SAGE and Gazel de Klerk (Editorial Office Manager) at ISWA.

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 Editorial Group, 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 the WM&R Editorial Office through the contact form below.

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WM&R Journal Access

ISWA Members (except Online) have full access to the Waste Management and Research Journal. If you would like to access the Journal, please log in or become a member.

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