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Waste Management

Sustainable Environment

In the Waste Management section of Sustainable Environment we consider submissions on the following topics:

Adsorption process 

Circular Economy 

Biodegradable Waste

Heavy Metals 




Green Waste 

Food waste 


Plastic pollution 

Sustainable Environment


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Sustainable Environment is linked with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

In this section we invite researchers to share their latest research, data and opinions that work towards progressing solutions to Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

Meet the Section Editors

Editorial board for Sustainable Environment

Michelle Bloor

Scotland's Rural College, UK

Passionate about science communication and the transfer of science to regulation. Michelle is President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe, a SETAC World Council Member and President of SETAC U.K. She is an academic representative at SETAC's European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Sounding Board and SETAC's European Commission (EC) High Level Round Table for the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability Sounding Board (a Sherpa for the EC High Level Round Table for the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability). Michelle has a PhD in Environmental Engineering and her areas of expertise and research focus are pollutants and the aquatic environment, pollution remediation, impact on health, and chemical policy. She is extremely interested in science risk communication, the transfer of science to policy and interdisciplinary solutions to real-life problems. Her skills include a wide range of field-based, laboratory-based and data analysis methods.

Michelle is an academic at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, having previously worked at Scotland’s Rural University College (SRUC), Marine Scotland Science (a Directorate of the Scottish Government), the University of Portsmouth, the University of Southampton and the Fisheries Research Service (Scottish Government Executive Agency). She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has completed Aurora, Advance HE's leadership development initiative for women. Michelle has published a book and a substantial number of journal articles on topics related to her research. She is a Senior editor of the Sustainable Environment journal and is on the editorial board of several other journals. She is also a toxicity expert for the UK Science Media Centre and reviews for many different research funding institutions and journals.

Editorial board for Sustainable Environment

Carol Lin

City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Lin is an Associate Professor at the School of Energy and Environment at City University of Hong Kong. Her academic background covers waste management, with a special focus on development of integrated biorefineries utilising renewable resources, including food and beverage wastes and by-product streams. Dr. Lin has published over 124 research papers and 16 book chapters, and has also served as an Invited Professor in Division of Environmental Science and Biotechnology, Korea University.

Data Sharing Policy

Sustainable Environment authors agree to make data and materials supporting the results or analyses presented in their paper available upon reasonable request.

It is up to the author to determine whether a request is reasonable.


Why Submit to Sustainable Environment

Sustainable Environment is a fully Open Access journal to serve the ever-growing expansion of multi- and inter-disciplinary research in the environmental sciences:

  • Unique aims and scope welcoming truly multidisciplinary research in the environmental sciences.

  • Supporting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals for positive societal impact, providing a platform for reaching policymakers and professionals who are tackling today’s problems.

  • Rigorous peer review process led by our team of subject experts across specialty sections.

  • Disseminating accessible and trustworthy research that has an impact on multiple areas of environment and sustainability.

  • Indexed by Emerging Source Citation Index (Web of Science), Scopus, and BIOSIS.


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