Journal of Cleaner Production

(The median citation count of Journal of Cleaner Production is 11. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants using TiO2-based photocatalysts: A review760
Industry 4.0, digitization, and opportunities for sustainability758
A review on conventional and novel materials towards heavy metal adsorption in wastewater treatment application577
An extensive review on the consequences of chemical pesticides on human health and environment482
Renewable and sustainable biobased materials: An assessment on biofibers, biofilms, biopolymers and biocomposites453
A critical review on application of photocatalysis for toxicity reduction of real wastewaters441
Clean production and properties of geopolymer concrete; A review414
Interaction between Chlorella vulgaris and nitrifying-enriched activated sludge in the treatment of wastewater with low C/N ratio367
Applying blockchain technology to improve agri-food traceability: A review of development methods, benefits and challenges367
g-C3N4/carbon dot-based nanocomposites serve as efficacious photocatalysts for environmental purification and energy generation: A review364
Recent advances in using of chitosan-based adsorbents for removal of pharmaceutical contaminants: A review358
The effects of trade openness on decoupling carbon emissions from economic growth – Evidence from 182 countries357
Internet of Things (IoT): Opportunities, issues and challenges towards a smart and sustainable future350
The nexus between urbanization, renewable energy, trade, and ecological footprint in ASEAN countries345
(Micro)plastic crisis: Un-ignorable contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions and climate change335
Adoption of electric vehicle: A literature review and prospects for sustainability335
Does technological innovation reduce CO2 emissions?Cross-country evidence324
A comprehensive review on green synthesis of nature-inspired metal nanoparticles: Mechanism, application and toxicity311
A review of the state of health for lithium-ion batteries: Research status and suggestions308
The role of financial development and globalization in the environment: Accounting ecological footprint indicators for selected one-belt-one-road initiative countries306
A framework to overcome sustainable supply chain challenges through solution measures of industry 4.0 and circular economy: An automotive case306
Circular business models: A review303
Digital finance, green technological innovation and energy-environmental performance: Evidence from China's regional economies289
Circular economy in the construction industry: A systematic literature review283
Arsenic removal technologies and future trends: A mini review278
The circular economy in the textile and apparel industry: A systematic literature review273
Heterogeneous effects of energy efficiency and renewable energy on carbon emissions: Evidence from developing countries268
Could environmental regulation and R&D tax incentives affect green product innovation?268
A review of China’s municipal solid waste (MSW) and comparison with international regions: Management and technologies in treatment and resource utilization266
Environmental impact assessment of fly ash and silica fume based geopolymer concrete261
Industry 4.0 based sustainable circular economy approach for smart waste management system to achieve sustainable development goals: A case study of Indonesia261
Blockchain technology and the circular economy: Implications for sustainability and social responsibility253
Nexus between green finance, non-fossil energy use, and carbon intensity: Empirical evidence from China based on a vector error correction model253
Investigating the nexus between economic complexity, energy consumption and ecological footprint for the United States: New insights from quantile methods249
Recent progress on flat plate solar collectors and photovoltaic systems in the presence of nanofluid: A review247
Artificial intelligence in sustainable energy industry: Status Quo, challenges and opportunities246
Acceleration of discharge process of clean energy storage unit with insertion of porous foam considering nanoparticle enhanced paraffin246
Effect of green technology innovation on green total factor productivity in China: Evidence from spatial durbin model analysis244
Management research and the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs): A bibliometric investigation and systematic review242
Three pillars of sustainability in the wake of COVID-19: A systematic review and future research agenda for sustainable development242
A critical review on biochar for enhancing biogas production from anaerobic digestion of food waste and sludge241
How renewable energy consumption contribute to environmental quality? The role of education in OECD countries240
Integrating renewable sources into energy system for smart city as a sagacious strategy towards clean and sustainable process239
Construction and demolition waste management contributing factors coupled with reduce, reuse, and recycle strategies for effective waste management: A review235
Properties of fresh and hardened fly ash/slag based geopolymer concrete: A review235
Revisiting the Environmental Kuznets Curve in Malaysia: The role of globalization in sustainable environment233
A systematic review on green human resource management: Implications for social sustainability231
Environment friendly, renewable and sustainable poly lactic acid (PLA) based natural fiber reinforced composites – A comprehensive review228
The imperativeness of environmental quality in the United States transportation sector amidst biomass-fossil energy consumption and growth224
Recent advancement in the natural fiber polymer composites: A comprehensive review224
China's agricultural green total factor productivity based on carbon emission: An analysis of evolution trend and influencing factors223
Towards closing the attitude-intention-behavior gap in green consumption: A narrative review of the literature and an overview of future research directions223
Strength, microstructure, efflorescence behavior and environmental impacts of waste glass geopolymers cured at ambient temperature220
Industry 4.0: How it is defined from a sociotechnical perspective and how much sustainability it includes – A literature review220
Relation of environment sustainability to CSR and green innovation: A case of Pakistani manufacturing industry219
Does increasing investment in research and development promote economic growth decoupling from carbon emission growth? An empirical analysis of BRICS countries216
Does renewable energy consumption reduce ecological footprint? Evidence from eight developing countries of Asia215
A novel hybrid method using fuzzy decision making and multi-objective programming for sustainable-reliable supplier selection in two-echelon supply chain design214
Blockchain technology adoption, architecture, and sustainable agri-food supply chains213
Application of industry 4.0 technologies in SMEs for ethical and sustainable operations: Analysis of challenges212
Innovation, trade openness and CO2 emissions in selected countries in Africa211
Current technologies for plastic waste treatment: A review210
How does urbanization affect carbon emission efficiency? Evidence from China209
The circular economy in the construction and demolition waste sector – A review and an integrative model approach209
Sustainable supplier selection: A novel integrated fuzzy best worst method (F-BWM) and fuzzy CoCoSo with Bonferroni (CoCoSo’B) multi-criteria model209
Asymmetric impacts of the policy and development of green credit on the debt financing cost and maturity of different types of enterprises in China208
Grid-connected renewable energy sources: Review of the recent integration requirements and control methods208
Carbon emission transfer strategies in supply chain with lag time of emission reduction technologies and low-carbon preference of consumers205
The most used MPPT algorithms: Review and the suitable low-cost embedded board for each algorithm204
The Dynamic Impact of Digital Economy on Carbon Emission Reduction: Evidence City-level Empirical Data in China204
Investigating influence of green innovation on sustainability performance: A case on Malaysian hotel industry200
Green Human Resource Management for organisational citizenship behaviour towards the environment and environmental performance on a university campus200
Life cycle assessment of bio-based and fossil-based plastic: A review199
Adsorption of organic dyes from wastewater by metal-doped porous carbon materials198
A review on PEM electrolyzer modelling: Guidelines for beginners197
Beyond the environmental Kuznets Curve in E7 economies: Accounting for the combined impacts of institutional quality and renewables196
Environmental regulation, Foreign investment behavior, and carbon emissions for 30 provinces in China196
Can environmental regulation promote urban green innovation Efficiency? An empirical study based on Chinese cities196
Social factors influencing household waste separation: A literature review on good practices to improve the recycling performance of urban areas195
Can China’s policy of carbon emission trading promote carbon emission reduction?195
A comprehensive review of engineered biochar: Production, characteristics, and environmental applications195
Effect of using mineral admixtures and ceramic wastes as coarse aggregates on properties of ultrahigh-performance concrete193
Predictive modeling for sustainable high-performance concrete from industrial wastes: A comparison and optimization of models using ensemble learners193
A state-of-the-art review and meta-analysis on sustainable supply chain management: Future research directions190
Circular ecosystem innovation: An initial set of principles187
Review on biomass feedstocks, pyrolysis mechanism and physicochemical properties of biochar: State-of-the-art framework to speed up vision of circular bioeconomy187
Reinforcing green competitive advantage through green production, creativity and green brand image: Implications for cleaner production in China186
Cleaner dyeing of textiles using plasma treatment and natural dyes: A review185
What does the China’s economic recovery after COVID-19 pandemic mean for the economic growth and energy consumption of other countries?184
The effect of industrial agglomeration on green development efficiency in Northeast China since the revitalization184
Do technological innovations have symmetric or asymmetric effects on environmental quality? Evidence from Pakistan184
Ammonia as an energy vector: Current and future prospects for low-carbon fuel applications in internal combustion engines183
To identify industry 4.0 and circular economy adoption barriers in the agriculture supply chain by using ISM-ANP183
Unleashing the convergence amid digitalization and sustainability towards pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A holistic review183
Influence of rice husk ash on mechanical properties and fire resistance of recycled aggregate high-calcium fly ash geopolymer concrete183
Solar photovoltaic energy optimization methods, challenges and issues: A comprehensive review182
Ecological footprint, economic complexity and natural resources rents in Latin America: Empirical evidence using quantile regressions181
A typology of circular start-ups: An Analysis of 128 circular business models179
Plastic recycling in additive manufacturing: A systematic literature review and opportunities for the circular economy179
Can environmental regulation directly promote green innovation behavior?—— based on situation of industrial agglomeration178
Surface morphology assessment of CFRP transverse grinding using CNT nanofluid minimum quantity lubrication178
Prospects of biopolymer technology as an alternative option for non-degradable plastics and sustainable management of plastic wastes177
Facile synthesis of Z-scheme composite of TiO2 nanorod/g-C3N4 nanosheet efficient for photocatalytic degradation of ciprofloxacin175
An assessment of consumers’ willingness to utilize solar energy in China: End-users’ perspective175
Fabrication of BiVO4/BiPO4/GO composite photocatalytic material for the visible light-driven degradation175
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on environmental awareness, sustainable consumption and social responsibility: Evidence from generations in Brazil and Portugal175
Testing the EKC hypothesis for the top six hydropower energy-consuming countries: Evidence from Fourier Bootstrap ARDL procedure174
Unlocking employees’ green creativity: The effects of green transformational leadership, green intrinsic, and extrinsic motivation174
Green innovation: A systematic literature review173
Circular supply chain management: A state-of-art review and future opportunities173
Critical success factors of green innovation: Technology, organization and environment readiness172
Biochar as green additives in cement-based composites with carbon dioxide curing172
Chlorination disinfection by-products in municipal drinking water – A review172
The relationship between organizational culture, sustainability, and digitalization in SMEs: A systematic review171
A review of emerging trends in membrane science and technology for sustainable water treatment171
Nanofluids: Physical phenomena, applications in thermal systems and the environment effects- a critical review169
Governance and quality of life in smart cities: Towards sustainable development goals169
Key resources for industry 4.0 adoption and its effect on sustainable production and circular economy: An empirical study169
Artificial neural network model to predict the compressive strength of eco-friendly geopolymer concrete incorporating silica fume and natural zeolite169
An updated review on the properties, fabrication and application of hybrid-nanofluids along with their environmental effects168
The past and future of sustainable concrete: A critical review and new strategies on cement-based materials168
Towards circular and more sustainable buildings: A systematic literature review on the circular economy in the built environment168
Biochar: Production, properties and emerging role as a support for enzyme immobilization167
Improving construction and demolition waste collection service in an urban area using a simheuristic approach: A case study in Sydney, Australia167
Food waste in hospitality and food services: A systematic literature review and framework development approach167
Stepping up and stepping out of COVID-19: New challenges for environmental sustainability policies in the global airline industry166
A review of biodegradable plastics to biodegradable microplastics: Another ecological threat to soil environments?166
Forecasting the trajectory of electric vehicle sales and the consequences for worldwide CO2 emissions166
A review on municipal solid waste as a renewable source for waste-to-energy project in India: Current practices, challenges, and future opportunities166
Mitigating the carbon footprint and improving productivity of ruminant livestock agriculture using a red seaweed165
Mitigations pathways towards sustainable development: Assessing the influence of fiscal and monetary policies on carbon emissions in BRICS economies165
A comprehensive review of industrial symbiosis164
Green technological innovation, green finance, and financial development and their role in green total factor productivity: Empirical insights from China163
Hydrogeochemical characterization and quality assessment of groundwater based on integrated-weight water quality index in a concentrated urban area163
Recent technical advancements, economics and environmental impacts of floating photovoltaic solar energy conversion systems163
Potential of building integrated and attached/applied photovoltaic (BIPV/BAPV) for adaptive less energy-hungry building’s skin: A comprehensive review163
A novel plithogenic TOPSIS- CRITIC model for sustainable supply chain risk management162
Optimizing local climate zones to mitigate urban heat island effect in human settlements162
Recent development of super-wettable materials and their applications in oil-water separation162
Efficient encapsulation of toxic dyes from wastewater using several biodegradable natural polymers and their composites160
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on socio-economic, energy-environment and transport sector globally and sustainable development goal (SDG)159
Review of rare earth elements recovery from secondary resources for clean energy technologies: Grand opportunities to create wealth from waste159
How technological progress affects the carbon emission efficiency? Evidence from national panel quantile regression159
Corporate involvement in Sustainable Development Goals: Exploring the territory159
Bridge the gap: Consumers’ purchase intention and behavior regarding sustainable clothing159
The criticality of information and communication technology and human capital in environmental sustainability: Evidence from Latin American and Caribbean countries159
Comprehensive utilization status of red mud in China: A critical review158
Industry 4.0, cleaner production and circular economy: An integrative framework for evaluating ethical and sustainable business performance of manufacturing organizations158
The effect of the Covid-19 on sharing economy activities158
Industry 4.0 and sustainable development: A systematic mapping of triple bottom line, Circular Economy and Sustainable Business Models perspectives157
Fundamentals and photocatalysis of methylene blue dye using various nanocatalytic assemblies- a critical review156
The effect of emission trading policy on carbon emission reduction: Evidence from an integrated study of pilot regions in China155
Breaking circular economy barriers154
Review of availability of source materials for geopolymer/sustainable concrete154
Experimental investigation to identify the type of waste plastic pyrolysis oil suitable for conversion to diesel engine fuel153
Sustainable entrepreneurship: Review of its evolution and new trends153
The past, present and future of carbon black as a rubber reinforcing filler – A review152
Preparation and evaluation of an effective activated carbon from white sugar for the adsorption of rhodamine B dye152
Lignin as a potential source of high-added value compounds: A review152
Coupling coordination degree of production, living and ecological spaces and its influencing factors in the Yellow River Basin152
Carbon emission efficiency of China’s industry sectors: From the perspective of embodied carbon emissions151
The role of institutional quality and environment-related technologies in environmental degradation for BRICS150
Consumers’ response to environmentally-friendly food packaging - A systematic review150
Social sustainability tensions in multi-tier supply chain: A systematic literature review towards conceptual framework development149
Potentials of industry 4.0 for supply chain management within the triple bottom line of sustainability – A systematic literature review148
Sustainable toxic dyes removal with advanced materials for clean water production: A comprehensive review147
The brewing industry and environmental challenges147
Numerical simulation study on dust pollution characteristics and optimal dust control air flow rates during coal mine production146
Carbon trading volume and price forecasting in China using multiple machine learning models146
The effect of renewable and non-renewable energy consumption on economic growth: Non-parametric evidence146
Does renewable energy reduce ecological footprint at the expense of economic growth? An empirical analysis of 120 countries146
Heterogeneity of pollution haven/halo hypothesis and Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis across development levels of Chinese provinces146
Can industrial agglomeration promote pollution agglomeration? Evidence from China146
Fabrication and engineering properties of concretes based on geopolymers/alkali-activated binders - A review145
Identifying the impacts of natural and human factors on ecosystem service in the Yangtze and Yellow River Basins145
Alternative fuel options for low carbon maritime transportation: Pathways to 2050145
Energy-matrices, exergy, economic, environmental, exergoeconomic, enviroeconomic, and heat transfer (6E/HT) analysis of two passive/active solar still water desalination nearly 4000m: Altitude concept144
A sustainable production-inventory model for a controllable carbon emissions rate under shortages144
Transfer learning with deep neural networks for model predictive control of HVAC and natural ventilation in smart buildings143
Exploring factors influencing construction waste reduction: A structural equation modeling approach143
The impact of command-and-control environmental regulation on enterprise total factor productivity: A quasi-natural experiment based on China’s “Two Control Zone” policy143
Power system planning with increasing variable renewable energy: A review of optimization models143
Predicting energy consumption in multiple buildings using machine learning for improving energy efficiency and sustainability142
Data-driven state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries: Algorithms, implementation factors, limitations and future trends142
Intelligent algorithms and control strategies for battery management system in electric vehicles: Progress, challenges and future outlook142
A systematic review for measuring circular economy: The 61 indicators142
Comprehensive overview of maximum power point tracking algorithms of PV systems under partial shading condition142
Modern enabling techniques and adsorbents based dye removal with sustainability concerns in textile industrial sector -A comprehensive review142
Technology assessment of blockchain-based technologies in the food supply chain142
Sustainable consumption in the circular economy. An analysis of consumers’ purchase intentions for waste-to-value food142
Environmental cost of non-renewable energy and economic progress: Do ICT and financial development mitigate some burden?142
A review of dust accumulation and cleaning methods for solar photovoltaic systems142
Utilization of biochar for the removal of nitrogen and phosphorus141
The integrated effect of Big Data Analytics, Lean Six Sigma and Green Manufacturing on the environmental performance of manufacturing companies: The case of North Africa141
Sustainable manufacturing. Bibliometrics and content analysis141
Circular economy indicators for organizations considering sustainability and business models: Plastic, textile and electro-electronic cases141
Reviewing two decades of cleaner alternative marine fuels: Towards IMO's decarbonization of the maritime transport sector141
Assessment of city sustainability—Coupling coordinated development among economy, society and environment141
Organizational enablers for circular economy in the context of sustainable supply chain management141
A bibliometric analysis of corporate social responsibility in sustainable development141
Construction of landscape ecological network based on landscape ecological risk assessment in a large-scale opencast coal mine area141
A review on European Union’s strategy for plastics in a circular economy and its impact on food safety141
A critical view on the current application of LCA for new technologies and recommendations for improved practice140
Wind energy for sustainable development: Driving factors and future outlook140
Environmental regulation and green innovation: Evidence from China’s new environmental protection law140
A review of industrial waste heat recovery system for power generation with Organic Rankine Cycle: Recent challenges and future outlook140
A comprehensive review of hybrid models for solar radiation forecasting140
The anthropogenic consequences of energy consumption in E7 economies: Juxtaposing roles of renewable, coal, nuclear, oil and gas energy: Evidence from panel quantile method139
E-waste in India at a glance: Current trends, regulations, challenges and management strategies139
Employing artificial bee colony and particle swarm techniques for optimizing a neural network in prediction of heating and cooling loads of residential buildings139
Current knowledge from heavy metal pollution in Chinese smelter contaminated soils, health risk implications and associated remediation progress in recent decades: A critical review138
Solidification inside a clean energy storage unit utilizing phase change material with copper oxide nanoparticles138
Sustainability innovations and firm competitiveness: A review138
How environmental regulation affect corporate green investment: Evidence from China138
An overview of integration opportunities for sustainable bioethanol production from first- and second-generation sugar-based feedstocks138
Bacterial polyhydroxyalkanoates: Opportunities, challenges, and prospects137
Effects of heavy metal contamination on river water quality due to release of industrial effluents137
Dispatch strategies based performance analysis of a hybrid renewable energy system for a remote rural area in India137
A review on Malaysia’s solar energy pathway towards carbon-neutral Malaysia beyond Covid’19 pandemic137
Measuring green total factor productivity of China's agricultural sector: A three-stage SBM-DEA model with non-point source pollution and CO2 emissions137
A sustainable paradigm of sewage sludge biochar: Valorization, opportunities, challenges and future prospects137
Export product diversification and CO2 emissions: Contextual evidences from developing and developed economies135
A comprehensive review on the pretreatment process in lithium-ion battery recycling135
A review on contamination and removal of sulfamethoxazole from aqueous solution using cleaner techniques: Present and future perspective135
Combined electricity-heat-cooling-gas load forecasting model for integrated energy system based on multi-task learning and least square support vector machine135
A structural model of the impact of green intellectual capital on sustainable performance134
Application of advanced oxidation processes followed by different treatment technologies for hospital wastewater treatment134
The preparation of a novel hydrogel based on crosslinked polymers for suppressing coal dusts134
A systematic review of paste technology in metal mines for cleaner production in China134
Evaluation of green and sustainable supply chain management using structural equation modelling: A systematic review of the state of the art literature and recommendations for future research134
The potential of sharing economy business models for sustainable value creation134
Does green innovation mitigate financing constraints? Evidence from China’s private enterprises134
Goethite modified biochar as a multifunctional amendment for cationic Cd(II), anionic As(III), roxarsone, and phosphorus in soil and water134
Forward osmosis technology for water treatment: Recent advances and future perspectives133
Designing a sustainable closed-loop supply chain network of face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic: Pareto-based algorithms133
Sustainable landfill site selection for municipal solid waste based on a hybrid decision-making approach: Fuzzy group BWM-MULTIMOORA-GIS133
Impacts of industrial agglomeration on pollution and ecological efficiency-A spatial econometric analysis based on a big panel dataset of China’s 259 cities133
Internet of Things (IoT) adoption barriers of smart cities’ waste management: An Indian context133
Recycled aggregates from construction and demolition wastes as alternative filling materials for highway subgrades in China132
A review on the characteristics of microplastics in wastewater treatment plants: A source for toxic chemicals132
A novel approach to extended fuzzy TOPSIS based on new divergence measures for renewable energy sources selection132
Study on the effect of environmental regulations and industrial structure on haze pollution in China from the dual perspective of independence and linkage131
Recent advances on water disinfection using bismuth based modified photocatalysts: Strategies and challenges131
Green synthesis using cherry and orange juice and characterization of TbFeO3 ceramic nanostructures and their application as photocatalysts under UV light for removal of organic dyes in water131
Green credit policy, government behavior and green innovation quality of enterprises131
Spatiotemporal change detection of ecological quality and the associated affecting factors in Dongting Lake Basin, based on RSEI130
Circular economy practices in the built environment130
Can the new energy demonstration city policy reduce environmental pollution? Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in China130
Evaluation of sustainable transport research in 2000–2019129
E-waste recycling behaviour: An integration of recycling habits into the theory of planned behaviour129