International Journal of Environment and Waste Management

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Yung-Tse Hung
ISSN online: 1478-9868
ISSN print: 1478-9876
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IJEWM is a refereed reference and authoritative source of information in the field of environmental and waste management Together with its sister publications IJEP, IJETM and IJGEnvI, it provides a comprehensive coverage of environmental issues. It covers both engineering/technical and management solutions.


 Topics covered include

  • Multicriteria assessment of waste treatment technologies
  • Stakeholder role: technology implementation, future technology management strategies
  • Participatory decision making, integration of policies/research in the waste sector
  • Case studies and environmental impact analysis in the waste sector
  • Air, water, soil, groundwater, radiological pollution, control/management
  • Environmental pollution, prevention/control, waste treatment/management
  • Water and municipal/agricultural/industrial wastewater and waste treatment
  • Solid/hazardous/biosolids/residuals waste, treatment/minimisation/disposal/management
  • Environmental quality standards, legislation, regulations, policy
  • Pollution prevention, clean technologies, conservation/recycling/reuse
  • Public/environmental health, environmental toxicology, risk assessment
  • Sources/transport/fate of pollutants in the environment; remediation, restoration
  • Mathematical/modelling techniques, case studies
  • Aquatic sciences, water/sol chemistry, environmental biology, microbiology
  • Environmental education and training

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The objectives of IJEWM are to establish an effective channel of communication between policy-makers, government agencies, academics and research institutions, and professionals working in the field, and to provide a forum for them to disseminate information. The international dimension is emphasised in order to overcome cultural and national barriers and to meet the needs of accelerating technological change and changes in the global economy. It will serve as a vehicle for the documentation and dissemination of what government bodies, research agencies, international bodies, universities, aid agencies, industries, and environmental scientists and professionals are doing in the areas of environmental and waste management.


Professionals, academics, researchers, governmental officers and policy makers.


The IJEWM publishes refereed, original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, and notes commentaries and news on all aspects of environmental science, engineering and technology and management worldwide. Contribution may be by submission or invitation. Special, themed issues on relevant topics may also be published.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Hung, Yung-Tse, Cleveland State University, USA

Managing Editors

  • Abdel Rahman, Rehab O., Atomic Energy Authority of Egypt, Egypt
  • Al-Khatib, Issam A., Birzeit University, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
  • Aziz, Hamidi Abdul, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Deng, An, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Gupta, Sudhir Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • Salman, Hana, Tishreen University, Syrian Arab Republic
  • Sato, Chikashi, Idaho State University, USA

Regional Editors Asia Oceania and Africa

  • Yamamoto, Toshiaki, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
  • Yeh, Ruth Yu-Li, Ming Hsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Regional Editors Europe

  • Bechtold, Thomas, Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck, Austria
  • Jeżowiecki, Janusz, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland

Regional Editors North and South America

  • Coury, José Renato, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil
  • Yuan, Pao-Chiang, Jackson State University, USA

Forum Editor

  • Kuo, Chin Y., Cleveland State University, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Andreadakis, Andreas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Bidoglio, Giovanni, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Italy
  • Bodzek, Michal, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  • Brune, David Edward, Clemson University, USA
  • Buitrón, Germán, National University of Mexico, Mexico
  • Cai, Wei-Min, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Chen, Guohua, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Cornel, Peter, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany
  • Fan, Maohong, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Feng, Chuanping, University of Geosciences (Beijing), China
  • Ferreira De Melo, Luís Manuel, University Porto, Portugal
  • Futamura, Shigeru, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Japan
  • Gómez, José Luis Campos, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Hao, Fanghua, Beijing Normal University, China
  • Hosomi, Masaaki, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Idris, Azni Hj., Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Inyang, Hilary I., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
  • Jin, Bo, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Lau, Anthony K., University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Leduc, Roland, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Matis, Konstanstinos A., Aristotle University, Greece
  • Mizuno, Akira, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
  • Moo-Young Jr., H. Keith, California State University, Los Angeles, USA
  • Naidu, Ravi, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Okada, Mitsumasa, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Oszlányi, Július, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
  • Otten, Lambert, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Pirkonen, Pentti Matias, VTT, Finland
  • Portier, Ralph J., Louisiana State University, USA
  • Reinhart, Debra R., University of Central Florida, USA
  • Selivanovskaya, Svetlana Yu., Kazan State University, Russian Federation
  • Smith, Chris J., CSIRO Land and Water, Australia
  • Subramanium, V., Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
  • Sverdlikov, Anatoliy I., Research and Development Institute for Municipal Facilities and Services, Ukraine
  • Tang, Don Tsye-Lang, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , USA
  • Tay, Kok-Leng, Environment Canada, Canada
  • Thorneloe, Susan, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA
  • Van Leeuwen, Hans, Iowa State University, USA
  • Wallace, Gordon T., University of Massachusetts - Boston, USA
  • Zheng, Zheng, Nanjing University, China


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