Dear 3RINCs 2014 participants,

Thank you very much for your participation and contributions to the 1st 3R International Scientific Conference and the 13th Expert Meeting on Solid Waste Management in Asia and Pacific Islands, which were held on 10-12 March at Kyoto University. The conference was very successful with approximately 400 delegates from 29 countries and areas, and we hope you all had good experience at the conference.
We are pleased to invite you to submit a manuscript for Special Issue of Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JMCWM) on the 1st 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs) 2014.
The deadline for paper submission is extended to May 31, 2014 with no extensions.
Please click here to see detailed information.


★The guideline for presentations has been uploaded ! Every presenter is requested to read  and follow the guideline.

★The initial time schedules for industrial tours have been changed !
For details, please go checking on each page of
‘Kyoto Tour’ and Okayama Tour’.



From 10th –12th March 2014, the 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3R International) and the 13th Expert Meeting on Solid Waste Management in Asia and Pacific Islands (SWAPI) will be held at Kyoto University (Clock Tower Centennial Hall), Kyoto, Japan.

Please click here to get the final “Call For Abstracts” leaflet.  The information on how to submit extended abstracts is shown on the page “Extended Abstract Submission”.



We’ll strive for a truly “3R” style conference.  We’ll use reused FUROSHIKI as a conference bag, avoid disposable cups or name tags, etc. Please cooperate with us. *If you bring your own name tag (reused one), you can get ecological postcards.


  • The registration system will start October 2013
  • Deadline for abstracts: 20 January 2014
  • Deadline for early registration: 30 January 2014
  • Conference: 10–12 March 2014
  • Welcome reception: evening of 10 March 2014
  • Banquet: evening of 11 March 2014
  • Technical tour: 12-13 March 2014

For details of registration, please visit our page “REGISTRATION AND BOOKING”
Please click here for Registration


  • ORGANIZER: Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JSMCWM)
  • CO-ORGANIZERS: Korean Society of Waste Management (KSWM), Society for Solid Waste, Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences (SSW-CSES) and other regional and global academic networks
  • SUPPORTERS: Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan, UNEP-IETC, UNCRD, JICA Kansai, IGES, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City


Dr.Yatsu Dr.Brunner Dr.Pariatamby2
Japanese Challenges for Material Cycles and Waste Management (TBD) The Application of MFA/SFA for Decision Making in Resource and Waste Management Waste Management and Resource Recycling in Asia
Dr. R.Yatsu
Administrative Vice-Minister of the Environment of Japan
Prof. Dr. P.H.Brunner
Vienna University of Technology (VUT)
Prof. Dr. P.Agamuthu
University of Malaya
Dr.Seo Dr.Li Dr.Sakai
Past, Present and Future of Waste Management in Korea Development and Policy of Solid Waste Recycling Industry in China Integrated Approach for Sustainable Material Cycles and Waste Management
Prof. Dr. YC.Seo
Yonsei University, Former President of KSWM
Prof. Dr. Jinhui L
Vice Chairman of the Committee, the Society of Solid Waste of Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences (SSW-CSES)
Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China
Prof. Dr. S.Sakai
Kyoto University

   ♦ SYMPOSIUM                                                   ♦ COLLABORATED EXHIBITION 
Symposium            Exhibition
Technical Tour

 ♦ SOLICIT FOR VOLUNTEERS    (ボランティアスタッフの募集)

We welcom volunteer staff during the course of this conference.   For details to the page “VOLUNTEERS”
会期中のボランティアスタッフを募集します。   詳しくは“VOLUNTEERS (ボランティアスタッフの募集”ページをご覧ください。