Journal of Cleaner Production

(The TQCC of Journal of Cleaner Production is 25. 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 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants using TiO2-based photocatalysts: A review879
A review on conventional and novel materials towards heavy metal adsorption in wastewater treatment application679
An extensive review on the consequences of chemical pesticides on human health and environment588
Renewable and sustainable biobased materials: An assessment on biofibers, biofilms, biopolymers and biocomposites506
A critical review on application of photocatalysis for toxicity reduction of real wastewaters477
Internet of Things (IoT): Opportunities, issues and challenges towards a smart and sustainable future436
Applying blockchain technology to improve agri-food traceability: A review of development methods, benefits and challenges404
The effects of trade openness on decoupling carbon emissions from economic growth – Evidence from 182 countries398
g-C3N4/carbon dot-based nanocomposites serve as efficacious photocatalysts for environmental purification and energy generation: A review384
The nexus between urbanization, renewable energy, trade, and ecological footprint in ASEAN countries381
Recent advances in using of chitosan-based adsorbents for removal of pharmaceutical contaminants: A review381
Circular business models: A review358
Does technological innovation reduce CO2 emissions?Cross-country evidence356
A comprehensive review on green synthesis of nature-inspired metal nanoparticles: Mechanism, application and toxicity355
Digital finance, green technological innovation and energy-environmental performance: Evidence from China's regional economies354
Artificial intelligence in sustainable energy industry: Status Quo, challenges and opportunities351
A review of the state of health for lithium-ion batteries: Research status and suggestions349
Arsenic removal technologies and future trends: A mini review325
Circular economy in the construction industry: A systematic literature review322
The circular economy in the textile and apparel industry: A systematic literature review318
Could environmental regulation and R&D tax incentives affect green product innovation?312
A review of China’s municipal solid waste (MSW) and comparison with international regions: Management and technologies in treatment and resource utilization309
Industry 4.0 based sustainable circular economy approach for smart waste management system to achieve sustainable development goals: A case study of Indonesia309
Blockchain technology and the circular economy: Implications for sustainability and social responsibility307
Nexus between green finance, non-fossil energy use, and carbon intensity: Empirical evidence from China based on a vector error correction model287
Construction and demolition waste management contributing factors coupled with reduce, reuse, and recycle strategies for effective waste management: A review285
Management research and the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs): A bibliometric investigation and systematic review281
Environment friendly, renewable and sustainable poly lactic acid (PLA) based natural fiber reinforced composites – A comprehensive review280
Integrating renewable sources into energy system for smart city as a sagacious strategy towards clean and sustainable process279
Effect of green technology innovation on green total factor productivity in China: Evidence from spatial durbin model analysis279
Towards closing the attitude-intention-behavior gap in green consumption: A narrative review of the literature and an overview of future research directions277
The Dynamic Impact of Digital Economy on Carbon Emission Reduction: Evidence City-level Empirical Data in China277
Investigating the nexus between economic complexity, energy consumption and ecological footprint for the United States: New insights from quantile methods272
Properties of fresh and hardened fly ash/slag based geopolymer concrete: A review270
Recent progress on flat plate solar collectors and photovoltaic systems in the presence of nanofluid: A review270
A critical review on biochar for enhancing biogas production from anaerobic digestion of food waste and sludge269
Three pillars of sustainability in the wake of COVID-19: A systematic review and future research agenda for sustainable development264
How renewable energy consumption contribute to environmental quality? The role of education in OECD countries263
Blockchain technology adoption, architecture, and sustainable agri-food supply chains260
Recent advancement in the natural fiber polymer composites: A comprehensive review257
Current technologies for plastic waste treatment: A review254
China's agricultural green total factor productivity based on carbon emission: An analysis of evolution trend and influencing factors253
Acceleration of discharge process of clean energy storage unit with insertion of porous foam considering nanoparticle enhanced paraffin252
The imperativeness of environmental quality in the United States transportation sector amidst biomass-fossil energy consumption and growth250
Revisiting the Environmental Kuznets Curve in Malaysia: The role of globalization in sustainable environment248
Does renewable energy consumption reduce ecological footprint? Evidence from eight developing countries of Asia246
Industry 4.0: How it is defined from a sociotechnical perspective and how much sustainability it includes – A literature review245
A review on PEM electrolyzer modelling: Guidelines for beginners244
How does urbanization affect carbon emission efficiency? Evidence from China242
Green technological innovation, green finance, and financial development and their role in green total factor productivity: Empirical insights from China238
Application of industry 4.0 technologies in SMEs for ethical and sustainable operations: Analysis of challenges238
Life cycle assessment of bio-based and fossil-based plastic: A review236
Investigating influence of green innovation on sustainability performance: A case on Malaysian hotel industry232
Asymmetric impacts of the policy and development of green credit on the debt financing cost and maturity of different types of enterprises in China232
Innovation, trade openness and CO2 emissions in selected countries in Africa232
Sustainable supplier selection: A novel integrated fuzzy best worst method (F-BWM) and fuzzy CoCoSo with Bonferroni (CoCoSo’B) multi-criteria model231
Adsorption of organic dyes from wastewater by metal-doped porous carbon materials229
Can environmental regulation promote urban green innovation Efficiency? An empirical study based on Chinese cities227
Ammonia as an energy vector: Current and future prospects for low-carbon fuel applications in internal combustion engines227
Can China’s policy of carbon emission trading promote carbon emission reduction?226
Carbon emission transfer strategies in supply chain with lag time of emission reduction technologies and low-carbon preference of consumers224
Predictive modeling for sustainable high-performance concrete from industrial wastes: A comparison and optimization of models using ensemble learners222
The relationship between organizational culture, sustainability, and digitalization in SMEs: A systematic review220
A comprehensive review of engineered biochar: Production, characteristics, and environmental applications218
Green innovation: A systematic literature review218
Solar photovoltaic energy optimization methods, challenges and issues: A comprehensive review217
Unleashing the convergence amid digitalization and sustainability towards pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A holistic review215
To identify industry 4.0 and circular economy adoption barriers in the agriculture supply chain by using ISM-ANP215
Review on biomass feedstocks, pyrolysis mechanism and physicochemical properties of biochar: State-of-the-art framework to speed up vision of circular bioeconomy213
Cleaner dyeing of textiles using plasma treatment and natural dyes: A review212
A state-of-the-art review and meta-analysis on sustainable supply chain management: Future research directions212
Beyond the environmental Kuznets Curve in E7 economies: Accounting for the combined impacts of institutional quality and renewables212
Plastic recycling in additive manufacturing: A systematic literature review and opportunities for the circular economy209
Ecological footprint, economic complexity and natural resources rents in Latin America: Empirical evidence using quantile regressions207
Effect of using mineral admixtures and ceramic wastes as coarse aggregates on properties of ultrahigh-performance concrete206
Can environmental regulation directly promote green innovation behavior?—— based on situation of industrial agglomeration205
The past and future of sustainable concrete: A critical review and new strategies on cement-based materials203
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on environmental awareness, sustainable consumption and social responsibility: Evidence from generations in Brazil and Portugal202
Circular supply chain management: A state-of-art review and future opportunities202
Critical success factors of green innovation: Technology, organization and environment readiness202
Chlorination disinfection by-products in municipal drinking water – A review202
Prospects of biopolymer technology as an alternative option for non-degradable plastics and sustainable management of plastic wastes202
The effect of industrial agglomeration on green development efficiency in Northeast China since the revitalization201
Do technological innovations have symmetric or asymmetric effects on environmental quality? Evidence from Pakistan198
Comprehensive utilization status of red mud in China: A critical review198
What does the China’s economic recovery after COVID-19 pandemic mean for the economic growth and energy consumption of other countries?197
A review of biodegradable plastics to biodegradable microplastics: Another ecological threat to soil environments?195
How technological progress affects the carbon emission efficiency? Evidence from national panel quantile regression193
Forecasting the trajectory of electric vehicle sales and the consequences for worldwide CO2 emissions193
A review of emerging trends in membrane science and technology for sustainable water treatment192
Industry 4.0 and sustainable development: A systematic mapping of triple bottom line, Circular Economy and Sustainable Business Models perspectives192
Fundamentals and photocatalysis of methylene blue dye using various nanocatalytic assemblies- a critical review190
Hydrogeochemical characterization and quality assessment of groundwater based on integrated-weight water quality index in a concentrated urban area190
Towards circular and more sustainable buildings: A systematic literature review on the circular economy in the built environment190
Biochar as green additives in cement-based composites with carbon dioxide curing190
Surface morphology assessment of CFRP transverse grinding using CNT nanofluid minimum quantity lubrication189
An assessment of consumers’ willingness to utilize solar energy in China: End-users’ perspective189
Food waste in hospitality and food services: A systematic literature review and framework development approach188
Mitigating the carbon footprint and improving productivity of ruminant livestock agriculture using a red seaweed188
Artificial neural network model to predict the compressive strength of eco-friendly geopolymer concrete incorporating silica fume and natural zeolite188
Nanofluids: Physical phenomena, applications in thermal systems and the environment effects- a critical review188
Review of availability of source materials for geopolymer/sustainable concrete187
Testing the EKC hypothesis for the top six hydropower energy-consuming countries: Evidence from Fourier Bootstrap ARDL procedure186
Recent technical advancements, economics and environmental impacts of floating photovoltaic solar energy conversion systems186
Industry 4.0, cleaner production and circular economy: An integrative framework for evaluating ethical and sustainable business performance of manufacturing organizations185
Bridge the gap: Consumers’ purchase intention and behavior regarding sustainable clothing185
Improving construction and demolition waste collection service in an urban area using a simheuristic approach: A case study in Sydney, Australia184
Key resources for industry 4.0 adoption and its effect on sustainable production and circular economy: An empirical study184
A review on municipal solid waste as a renewable source for waste-to-energy project in India: Current practices, challenges, and future opportunities183
Recent development of super-wettable materials and their applications in oil-water separation183
Potential of building integrated and attached/applied photovoltaic (BIPV/BAPV) for adaptive less energy-hungry building’s skin: A comprehensive review182
Optimizing local climate zones to mitigate urban heat island effect in human settlements181
An updated review on the properties, fabrication and application of hybrid-nanofluids along with their environmental effects180
Sustainable toxic dyes removal with advanced materials for clean water production: A comprehensive review178
Review of rare earth elements recovery from secondary resources for clean energy technologies: Grand opportunities to create wealth from waste178
Carbon emission efficiency of China’s industry sectors: From the perspective of embodied carbon emissions176
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on socio-economic, energy-environment and transport sector globally and sustainable development goal (SDG)175
Mitigations pathways towards sustainable development: Assessing the influence of fiscal and monetary policies on carbon emissions in BRICS economies175
Breaking circular economy barriers175
Environmental regulation and green innovation: Evidence from China’s new environmental protection law174
The criticality of information and communication technology and human capital in environmental sustainability: Evidence from Latin American and Caribbean countries174
Stepping up and stepping out of COVID-19: New challenges for environmental sustainability policies in the global airline industry173
The role of institutional quality and environment-related technologies in environmental degradation for BRICS173
Alternative fuel options for low carbon maritime transportation: Pathways to 2050172
Sustainability innovations and firm competitiveness: A review172
Social sustainability tensions in multi-tier supply chain: A systematic literature review towards conceptual framework development171
Identifying the impacts of natural and human factors on ecosystem service in the Yangtze and Yellow River Basins171
The effect of emission trading policy on carbon emission reduction: Evidence from an integrated study of pilot regions in China171
Potentials of industry 4.0 for supply chain management within the triple bottom line of sustainability – A systematic literature review171
Efficient encapsulation of toxic dyes from wastewater using several biodegradable natural polymers and their composites171
Wind energy for sustainable development: Driving factors and future outlook170
The effect of the Covid-19 on sharing economy activities170
A systematic review for measuring circular economy: The 61 indicators170
Does renewable energy reduce ecological footprint at the expense of economic growth? An empirical analysis of 120 countries170
Coupling coordination degree of production, living and ecological spaces and its influencing factors in the Yellow River Basin170
Intelligent algorithms and control strategies for battery management system in electric vehicles: Progress, challenges and future outlook169
A review of dust accumulation and cleaning methods for solar photovoltaic systems169
Construction of landscape ecological network based on landscape ecological risk assessment in a large-scale opencast coal mine area168
Fabrication and engineering properties of concretes based on geopolymers/alkali-activated binders - A review168
How environmental regulation affect corporate green investment: Evidence from China167
Review on state-of-health of lithium-ion batteries: Characterizations, estimations and applications166
A review of industrial waste heat recovery system for power generation with Organic Rankine Cycle: Recent challenges and future outlook166
Comprehensive overview of maximum power point tracking algorithms of PV systems under partial shading condition165
Lignin as a potential source of high-added value compounds: A review165
A review on European Union’s strategy for plastics in a circular economy and its impact on food safety165
A critical view on the current application of LCA for new technologies and recommendations for improved practice164
Reviewing two decades of cleaner alternative marine fuels: Towards IMO's decarbonization of the maritime transport sector164
Predicting energy consumption in multiple buildings using machine learning for improving energy efficiency and sustainability164
A comprehensive review on the pretreatment process in lithium-ion battery recycling163
The effect of renewable and non-renewable energy consumption on economic growth: Non-parametric evidence163
Chitosan-based materials: Preparation, modification and application162
Does green innovation mitigate financing constraints? Evidence from China’s private enterprises162
Data-driven state of charge estimation of lithium-ion batteries: Algorithms, implementation factors, limitations and future trends162
Technology assessment of blockchain-based technologies in the food supply chain161
Effects of heavy metal contamination on river water quality due to release of industrial effluents161
Deep learning models for solar irradiance forecasting: A comprehensive review161
Environmental cost of non-renewable energy and economic progress: Do ICT and financial development mitigate some burden?160
Plant extracts as green corrosion inhibitor for ferrous metal alloys: A review160
A review on the characteristics of microplastics in wastewater treatment plants: A source for toxic chemicals159
E-waste in India at a glance: Current trends, regulations, challenges and management strategies159
Industry 4.0 ten years on: A bibliometric and systematic review of concepts, sustainability value drivers, and success determinants159
A sustainable paradigm of sewage sludge biochar: Valorization, opportunities, challenges and future prospects158
Modern enabling techniques and adsorbents based dye removal with sustainability concerns in textile industrial sector -A comprehensive review157
Spatiotemporal change detection of ecological quality and the associated affecting factors in Dongting Lake Basin, based on RSEI157
Measuring green total factor productivity of China's agricultural sector: A three-stage SBM-DEA model with non-point source pollution and CO2 emissions157
A bibliometric analysis of corporate social responsibility in sustainable development156
Green human resource management practices and environmental performance in Malaysian green hotels: The role of green intellectual capital and pro-environmental behavior155
Developments in the life cycle assessment of chemical recycling of plastic waste – A review155
Current knowledge from heavy metal pollution in Chinese smelter contaminated soils, health risk implications and associated remediation progress in recent decades: A critical review155
Green credit policy, government behavior and green innovation quality of enterprises155
Sustainable manufacturing. Bibliometrics and content analysis154
E-waste recycling behaviour: An integration of recycling habits into the theory of planned behaviour154
Utilization of biochar for the removal of nitrogen and phosphorus154
Dispatch strategies based performance analysis of a hybrid renewable energy system for a remote rural area in India153
Corporate social responsibility and financial performance: Evidence from U.S tech firms153
Links between circular economy and climate change mitigation in the built environment153
Exploring factors influencing construction waste reduction: A structural equation modeling approach153
Is there a green premium in the green bond market? Systematic literature review revealing premium determinants153
Application of advanced oxidation processes followed by different treatment technologies for hospital wastewater treatment153
The anthropogenic consequences of energy consumption in E7 economies: Juxtaposing roles of renewable, coal, nuclear, oil and gas energy: Evidence from panel quantile method152
A comprehensive review of hybrid models for solar radiation forecasting152
Heterogeneity of pollution haven/halo hypothesis and Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis across development levels of Chinese provinces152
Export product diversification and CO2 emissions: Contextual evidences from developing and developed economies151
Energy-matrices, exergy, economic, environmental, exergoeconomic, enviroeconomic, and heat transfer (6E/HT) analysis of two passive/active solar still water desalination nearly 4000m: Altitude concept151
Designing a sustainable closed-loop supply chain network of face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic: Pareto-based algorithms150
Bacterial polyhydroxyalkanoates: Opportunities, challenges, and prospects149
Resilience and cleaner production in industry 4.0: Role of supply chain mapping and visibility149
Recent advances on water disinfection using bismuth based modified photocatalysts: Strategies and challenges149
Internet of Things (IoT) adoption barriers of smart cities’ waste management: An Indian context149
Forward osmosis technology for water treatment: Recent advances and future perspectives149
Impacts of industrial agglomeration on pollution and ecological efficiency-A spatial econometric analysis based on a big panel dataset of China’s 259 cities148
From digital to sustainable: A scientometric review of smart city literature between 1990 and 2019148
Barriers to the adoption of electric vehicles: Evidence from India148
Can the new energy demonstration city policy reduce environmental pollution? Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in China148
Circular economy practices in the built environment147
Electricity production based forecasting of greenhouse gas emissions in Turkey with deep learning, support vector machine and artificial neural network algorithms147
Lignocellulosic biomass from agricultural waste to the circular economy: a review with focus on biofuels, biocomposites and bioplastics147
A review on Malaysia’s solar energy pathway towards carbon-neutral Malaysia beyond Covid’19 pandemic147
Recent advances on composite hydrogels designed for the remediation of dye-contaminated water and wastewater: A review146
A review on latest trends in cleaner biodiesel production: Role of feedstock, production methods, and catalysts146
An adoption-implementation framework of digital green knowledge to improve the performance of digital green innovation practices for industry 5.0146
Environmental and economic assessment on 3D printed buildings with recycled concrete146
Repurposing waste plastics into cleaner asphalt pavement materials: A critical literature review146
Insight into the co-pyrolysis of different blended feedstocks to biochar for the adsorption of organic and inorganic pollutants: A review145
Eco-friendly geopolymer materials: A review of performance improvement, potential application and sustainability assessment145
Mapping the social dimension of the circular economy144
A review on low carbon emissions projects of steel industry in the World144
Environmental preservation amidst carbon emissions, energy consumption, and urbanization in selected african countries: Implication for sustainability143
The joint impact of green human resource management, leadership and organizational culture on employees’ green behaviour and organisational environmental performance142
Hydrophobic deep eutectic solvents: the new generation of green solvents for diversified and colorful applications in green chemistry142
A novel approach to extended fuzzy TOPSIS based on new divergence measures for renewable energy sources selection142
The determinants of public acceptance of autonomous vehicles: An innovation diffusion perspective142
Adsorbent materials for ammonium and ammonia removal: A review141
Application of the extended theory of planned behavior to predict Iranian farmers’ intention for safe use of chemical fertilizers141
Drivers and barriers of circular economy business models: Where we are now, and where we are heading141
A new hybrid multi-criteria decision-making approach for location selection of sustainable offshore wind energy stations: A case study140
Removal and reduction of Cr(Ⅵ) in simulated wastewater using magnetic biochar prepared by co-pyrolysis of nano-zero-valent iron and sewage sludge140
Dependence and risk spillovers between green bonds and clean energy markets140
Sustainability in e-commerce packaging: A review139
Harris hawk optimization-based MPPT control for PV systems under partial shading conditions139
The interplay of circular economy with industry 4.0 enabled smart city drivers of healthcare waste disposal139
Municipal sewage sludge incineration and its air pollution control139
Recent advances in polysaccharide-based adsorbents for wastewater treatment139
On the sustainable perishable food supply chain network design: A dairy products case to achieve sustainable development goals139
Dynamic interactive effects of urban land-use efficiency, industrial transformation, and carbon emissions139
Food packaging and sustainability – Consumer perception vs. correlated scientific facts: A review138
Pyrolysis of municipal solid waste with iron-based additives: A study on the kinetic, product distribution and catalytic mechanisms138
Robust scheduling of hydrogen based smart micro energy hub with integrated demand response138
Novel Z-scheme In2S3/Bi2WO6 core-shell heterojunctions with synergistic enhanced photocatalytic degradation of tetracycline hydrochloride138
An overview of non-biodegradable bioplastics138
Industry 4.0 sustainable supply chains: An application of an IoT enabled scrap metal management solution137
Role of solar energy in reducing ecological footprints: An empirical analysis137
Digital sustainable entrepreneurship: A business model perspective on embedding digital technologies for social and environmental value creation137
Sharing economy business models for sustainability137
Chemical stabilization remediation for heavy metals in contaminated soils on the latest decade: Available stabilizing materials and associated evaluation methods-A critical review137
A Machine Learning analysis of the relationship among iron and steel industries, air pollution, and economic growth in China137
Degradation of rhodamine B in water by ultrasound-assisted TiO2 photocatalysis137
The relationship between environmental, social, and financial performance in the banking sector: A European study137
Food loss and waste in food supply chains. A systematic literature review and framework development approach137
Behaviors and influencing factors of the heavy metals adsorption onto microplastics: A review137
Enhanced photocatalytic degradation of dye contaminants with TiO2 immobilized on ZSM-5 zeolite modified with nickel nanoparticles137
Quantile time–frequency price connectedness between green bond, green equity, sustainable investments and clean energy markets136
Asymmetric nexus between economic policy uncertainty, renewable energy technology budgets, and environmental sustainability: Evidence from the United States136
Climate change and credit risk136
Environmental awareness, firm sustainability exposure and green consumption behaviors135
An evolutionary analysis of green finance sustainability based on multi-agent game135
Fossil fuel energy and environmental performance in an extended STIRPAT model135
How does environmental regulation influence enterprises’ total factor productivity? A quasi-natural experiment based on China’s new environmental protection law134
Factors impacting consumers’ intention toward adoption of electric vehicles in Malaysia134
The impact of the pilot program on industrial structure upgrading in low-carbon cities134