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Table 4 The top ten ranking of journals in which articles associated with solid waste were published

From: The Arab world’s contribution to solid waste literature: a bibliometric analysis

SCRa Journal Frequency (%) IFb
1st Waste Management 27 (7.1) 2.485
2nd Journal of Hazardous Materials 23 (6.0) 3.925
3rd Bioresource Technology 18 (4.7) 4.750
4th Waste Management Research 17 (4.5) 1.047
5th Resources Conservation and Recycling 10 (2.6) 2.319
6th Environmental Technology 9 (2.4) 1.606
7th Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A. Toxic/ Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering 7 (1.8) 1.252
8th World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 6 (1.6) 1.262
9th Desalination 5 (1.3) 3.041
9th Desalination and Water Treatment 5 (1.3) 0.852
9th Kuwait Journal of Science and Engineering 5 (1.3) 0.075
  1. SCR Standard Competition Ranking, NA not available, IF impact factor
  2. aEqual journals have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers
  3. bThe impact factor was reported according to the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) journal citation reports (JCR) 2012