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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This journal has 81 open access articles

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  • Call for Papers: Mercury cycles and its management

    The Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Mercury cycles and its management ". Prof. Masaki Takaoka (Kyoto University), Dr. Kenichi Nakajima (National Institute for Environmental Studies), Dr. Akinori Takeuchi (National Institute for Environmental Studies), Prof. Misuzu Asari (Kyoto University) and Prof. Reiko Sodeno (Shibaura Institute of Technology) are serving as responsible editors for this issue.  

  • Call for Papers : Material Cycles toward Carbon Neutral Society

    Submission deadline extended to 30 Sep.,2022!!

    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

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Electronic ISSN
1611-8227
Print ISSN
1438-4957
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