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,
  • Seung-Whee Rhee
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.004 (2018)
Impact factor
2.164 (2018)
Five year impact factor
71 days
Submission to first decision
254 days
Submission to acceptance
155,331 (2019)
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  • 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

  • Certification Form (pdf, 16 kB)

    With the exception of Review articles, a copy of the certification form included in each issue must be submitted with the manuscript. 

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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1611-8227
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1438-4957
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