The Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management has a twofold focus: research in technical, political, and environmental problems of material cycles and waste management; and information that contributes to the development of an interdisciplinary science of material cycles and waste management. Its aim is to develop solutions and prescriptions for material cycles.
The journal publishes original articles, reviews, and invited papers from a wide range of disciplines related to material cycles and waste management.

The journal is published in cooperation with the Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JSMCWM) and the Korea Society of Waste Management (KSWM).

 

  • Offers research in technical, political, and environmental problems of material cycles and waste management
  • Contributes to the development of an interdisciplinary science of material cycles and waste management
  • Publishes original articles, reviews, and invited papers from a wide range of disciplines

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Shin-ichi Sakai,
  • Toshiaki Yoshioka,
  • Jai-Young Lee
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

3.579 (2021)
Impact factor
3.458 (2021)
Five year impact factor
54 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
253,501 (2021)
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  • Call for Papers : Material Cycles toward Carbon Neutral Society

    The Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (IF 2.863 as of 2020) is currently running a special issue entitled Material Cycles toward Carbon Neutral Society. This special issue will explore the contributions achieving the net zero emission in material cycles and waste management sector.

  • Call for Papers : Material cycles in construction works

    The Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (Five year IF 2.193), which is the peer-reviewed journal of the Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JSMCWM) and the Korea Society of Waste Management (KSWM), is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Material cycles in construction works". Prof. Takeshi Katsumi, Prof. Takashi, Yamamoto, Prof. Toru Inui and Prof. Seiji Hashimoto are serving as responsible editors for this issue.

  • The winners of JMCWM Outstanding Paper Award 2020

    We are pleased to announce the selected 5 papers for the award among about 450 Original Articles published in JMCWM during 2017-2019. The award is given to outstanding papers to acknowledge their scientific contribution to JMCWM. Congratulations to all the awardees. 

    Editors of JMCWM,
    Shinichi Sakai, Masaki Takaoka, Toshiaki Yoshioka

  • Leading Reviewers Award

    On behalf of Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JMCWM), we are delighted to announce the winners of Leading Reviewers Award.

    Leading Reviewers Award has been established to honor our reviewers, who made outstanding contributions, based on both the quantity and quality, to support JMCWM. This time we recognize 5 out of our reviewers as awardees.

    Reviewers offer their professional services using their time to maintain the high quality of the Journal. We express our sincere gratitude to the awardees as well as all the other reviewers.


    Jinwon Park, Jae Young Kim

    Kazuhiro Takamizawa, Masaki Takaoka

    Toshiaki Yoshioka,  Shinichi Sakai

    The Main Editorial Members of JMCWM

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1611-8227
Print ISSN
1438-4957
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