Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Sustainability in Environment focuses on scholarly research and practical experience of a wide range of research areas within the general field of sustainability research approaches which covers but is not limited to the following areas:

  • Recycling
  • Climate change
  • New-style energy
  • Energy conversion
  • Waste disposal strategies
  • Environmental technologies
  • Processes linking environments
  • Urban planning and development
  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Ecology and sustainable development
  • Behaviors that support or thwart human well-being
  • Evaluation and management of environmental risk and safety


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal adopts double-blind peer review (also called anonymous peer review). On one hand, the reviewers do not know the author's identity. On the other hand, the authors do not know who accept to review their manuscripts. After accepting the review task, the external reviewers should return the review result in two weeks.


Publication Frequency

2021 quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2020 quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2019 quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2018 quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2017 quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2016 Semiannual, published in June and December


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



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