New Impact Factor of the WM journal

The official journal of the IWWG, Waste Management, has reached a new all-time high impact factor: 4.030


ICWMT 13*

13th International Conference on Waste Management and Technology, March 21-24, 2018, Beijing, China. Announcement; Website

SUM 2018

IV Symposium on Urban Mining, May 21-23, 2018, Bergamo, Italy. Website & Call for papers

ICLRS 2018

10th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, June 26-28, 2018, Sunderbyn, Sweden. Call for Session Proposals & Abstracts open. Website

CRETE 2018

6thInternational Conference on Hazardous and Industrial Waste Management,  Chania-Crete, Greece, September 4 - 7, 2018. Website, Announcement

VENICE 2018

7th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, October 15-18, 2018, Venice, Italy. Website

* IWWG co-sponsored events







Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP)

The Scientific Advisory Panel is a pool of a limited number of high-ranking distinguished scientists and professionals, appointed by the Board in view of their high reputation and standing. They act as a kind of think tank and support the Managing Board. In addition, the SAP is preparing policy papers for the IWWG on current waste topics. These papers can be reviewed under the IWWG website section "Publications" as well as in the official journal of the IWWG, Waste Management.

Currently, the SAP consists of the following members:

  • M. Barlaz, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
  • N. D. Berge, University of South Carolina, USA
  • J. E. Bogner, Landfills+ Inc., USA
  • L. Butti, B & P Avvocati, Verona, Italy
  • M. Huber-Humer, BOKU University, Vienna, Austria
  • J. Y. Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • J. Kumpiene, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden
  • S. Mahnik, VAMED-KMB, Vienna, Austria
  • A. Muntoni, University of Cagliari, Italy
  • M. Nelles, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
  • M. Osmani, Loughborough University, UK
  • A. Polettini, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
  • W. Powrie, University of Southampton, UK
  • M. Ritzkowski, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
  • S. Sakai, Kyoto University, Japan
  • S. Salhofer, BOKU University, Vienna, Austria
  • H. Scharff, NV Afvalzorg Holding, The Netherlands
  • F. Schneider, BOKU University, Vienna, Austria
  • K. Spokas, US Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service, USA
  • I. Williams, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  • V. S. Rotter, University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • C. Zurbruegg, Eawag/Sandec, Duebendorf, Switzerland


The Scientific Advisory Panel is composed of selected IWWG members. Scientific Advisory Panel Members are approved by the Managing Board by consensus or vote. Members may nominate themselves to the Managing Board for Scientific Advisory Panel Membership. In addition, Scientific Advisory Panel members may be nominated by a Managing Board member, and seconded by two other Managing Board members.