Recycling (ISSN 2072-4292) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, and short communications in the area of waste reutilization and resource recycling. It provides an international online forum for studies related to recycling, resource recovery and waste utilisation across many industries including glass, paper, metal, plastic, textiles, and electronics.
Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish experimental and theoretical research relating to innovation processes, tools and methodologies relating to resource recycling. Articles relating to the evaluation of the recycling process as well as inter-connected issues like socio-cultural, political, economic, and legal considerations related to recycling are also invited.
- Innovation processes, tools and methodologies for resource recycling across industry including (but not limited to):
- Paper recycling
- Metal recycling
- Glass recycling
- Textiles recycling
- Plastics recycling
- Plant debris recycling
- Putrescibles recycling
- Wood recycling
- Ceramics recycling
- Soil recycling
- Chemicals recycling
- E-waste recycling
- Waste processing technologies
- Circular economy
- Zero waste programs
- Recycling policies
- The economics of recycling
- Environmental and social impact of recycling
- Product (eco) design and recycling
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