Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be submitted via the online abstract submission system.

Please click here - Abstract submission

Abstract submission template - Download here (word limits: 300 words)


List of Topics


Category 1:

Waste Types

Category 2:

Recycling Processes

Category 3:


Category 4:

Environmental Issues

  • Construction and demolition wastes
  • Incineration bottom ash
  • Incineration fly ash
  • Mining and tailing waste
  • Dredged river/ marine sediment
  • Steel slag
  • Waste asphalt
  • Waste glass
  • Others
  • CO2 carbonation
  • Mechanical sorting processes
  • Chemical processing
  • Biological treatment
  • Others


  • Road construction (e.g. pavements, structural layers)
  • Building Blocks
  • Cement replacement
  • Alkali activated materials
  • (Constructions) Material banks (for second use) 
  • Others   


  • Contaminant leaching and environmental impact
  • Life cycle assessment (LCA)
  • Resource circularity/ design for circularity
  • Transboundary environmental assessment
  • Others     


Please prepare your submissions by the deadline. For more details, please visit: Important Dates.

With the submission of abstracts, the authors oblige themselves to participate and present their papers at the conference once the submissions are accepted. At least one author of each abstract has to register and pay the registration fee before the deadline to warrant the inclusion of the paper in the conference programme. 

Review process: All abstracts will undergo a review process by the scientific committee.


Extended abstract submission (optional)

Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract after the acceptance of the abstract. The extended abstract will be published in the hard copy booklet and E-conference proceedings.

Extended abstract submission template - Download here (page limit: 2 to 4 pages)


Special issue

Selected high quality abstracts will be invited to submit full papers to the Joint Special Issue of Journal of Cleaner Production and Journal of Cleaner Materials or the Special Issue of Construction and Building Materials. The details of the special issues will be available in due course.