Refereed Articles

Maddalene, T., Youngblood, K., Abas, A., Browder, K., Cecchini, E., Finder, S., Gaidhani, S., Handayani, W., Hoang, N. X., Jaiswal, K., Martin, E., Menon, S., O’Brien, Q., Roy, P., Septiarani, B., Trung, N. H., Voltmer, C., Werner, M., Wong, R., & Jambeck, J. R. (2023). Circularity in cities: A comparative tool to inform prevention of plastic pollution, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 198, 107156.

Jambeck, J.R. Walker-Franklin, I., (2023). The impacts of plastics’ life cycle, One Earth, Vol 6, No. 6, 600-606, Elsevier.

Kruse, C., Boyda, E., Chen, S., Karra, K., Bou-Nahra, T., Hammer, D., Mathis, J., Maddalene, T., Jambeck, J., Laurier, F., (2023). Satellite monitoring of terrestrial plastic waste, PloS ONE, 18:1, e0278997.

T Fortibuoni, J Jambeck, BD Hardesty, AM Addamo, OC Basurko, (2023). The sustainability series: the plastics problem-pathways towards sustainable solutions against plastic pollution, Frontiers in Sustainability, 4, 1213198.

Moss, E, K Gerken, K Youngblood, JR Jambeck, (2023). Global landscape analysis of reuse and refill solutions, Frontiers in Sustainability, 3, 149.

Youngblood K, Brooks A, Das N, Singh A, Sultana M, Verma G, Zakir T, Chowdhury GW, Duncan E, Khatoon H, Maddalene T, Napper I, Nelms S, Patel S, Sturges V, Jambeck JR (2022). Rapid Characterization of Macroplastic Input and Leakage in the Ganges River Basin, Environmental Science & Technology, March 18, 2022, Volume 56, 4029–4038.

Stöfen-O, A, Naji, A, Brooks, AL, Jambeck, JR, Khan, FR (2022). Marine plastic debris in the Arabian/Persian Gulf: Challenges, opportunities and recommendations from a transdisciplinary perspective, Marine Policy, Volume 136, 104909.

Ford, HV, Jones, NH, Davies, AJ, Godley, BJ, Jambeck, JR, Napper, IE, Suckling, CS, Williams, GJ, Woodall, LC, Koldewey, HJ (2022). The fundamental links between climate change and marine plastic pollution, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 806, Part 1, 1 February 2022, 150392.

Courtene-Jones, W, Maddalene, T, James, MK, Smith, NS, Youngblood, K, Jambeck, JR, Earthrowl, S, Delvalle-Borrero, D, Penn, E, Thompson, RC (2021). Source, sea and sink—A holistic approach to understanding plastic pollution in the Southern Caribbean, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 797, 25 November 2021, 149098.

Hartley, JM, Stevenson, KT, Peterson, MN, Busch, K.C., Carrier, SJ, DeMattia, EA Jambeck, JR, Lawson, DF, Strnad, RL (2021). Intergenerational learning: A recommendation for engaging youth to address marine debris challenges, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 170, September 2021, 112648.

Ammendolia, J, Saturno, J, Brooks, AL, Jacobs, S, Jambeck, JR (2021). An emerging source of plastic pollution: Environmental presence of plastic personal protective equipment (PPE) debris related to COVID-19 in a metropolitan city, Environmental Pollution, Volume 269, 15 January 2021, 116160.

Duncan EM, Davies A, Brooks A, Chowdhury GW, Godley BJ, Jambeck J, Maddalene T, Napper I, Nelms SE, Rackstraw C, Koldewey H (2020). Message in a bottle: Open source technology to track the movement of plastic pollution. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0242459.

Law, KL, Starr, N,  Siegler, TR, Jambeck, JR, Mallos, NJ, Leonard, GH (2020). The United States’ contribution of plastic waste to land and ocean, Science Advances, 6(44).

Borrelle, S. B., J. Ringma, K. L. Law, C. C. Monnahan, L. Lebreton, A. McGivern, E. Murphy, J. Jambeck, G. H. Leonard, M. A. Hilleary, M. Eriksen, H. P. Possingham, H. De Frond, L. R. Gerber, B. Polidoro, A. Tahir, M. Bernard, N. Mallos, M. Barnes and C. M. Rochman (2020). Predicted growth in plastic waste exceeds efforts to mitigate plastic pollution, Science 369(6510): 1515.

JH Kandziora, N van Toulon, P Sobral, HL Taylor, AJ Ribbink, JR Jambeck, S Werner (2019). The important role of marine debris networks to prevent and reduce ocean plastic pollution, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 141, 657-662.

JM Martin, JR Jambeck, BL Ondich, TM Norton (2019). Comparing quantity of marine debris to loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) nesting and non-nesting emergence activity on Jekyll Island, Georgia, USA, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 139, 1-5.

Brooks, A., Wang, S. Jambeck, J. (2018). The Chinese import ban and its impact on global plastic waste trade, Science Advances,  20 Jun 2018: Vol. 4, no. 6, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat0131

Wang, S., Lydon, K.A., White, E.M., Grubbs III, J.B., Lipp, E.K., Locklin, J., Jambeck, J.R., (2018). Biodegradation of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) Plastic under Anaerobic Sludge and Aerobic Seawater Conditions: Gas Evolution and Microbial Diversity, Environmental Science & Technology 2018 52 (10), 5700-5709
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b06688

Jambeck, J., Hardesty, B.D., Brooksa, A.L., Friend, T., Teleki, K., Fabre, J., Beaudoind, Y, Bambae, A., Francis, J., Ribbink, A.J., Baletag, T., Bouwmanh, H., Knox, J., Wilcox, C. (2017). Challenges and emerging solutions to the land-based plastic waste issue in Africa, Marine Policy,

Worm, B., Lotze, H.K., Jubinville, I., Wilcox, C., Jambeck, J. (2017). Plastic as a Persistent Marine Pollutant, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 42, 2017, pp. 1–26.

Geyer, R., Jambeck, J.R., Lavender Law, K. (2017). Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made, Science Advances,  19 Jul 2017, Vol. 3, no. 7, DOI:10.1126/sciadv.1700782

Mozo-Reyes, E., Jambeck, J.R., Reeves, P., Johnsen, K. (2016). Will They Recycle? Design and Implementation of Eco-feedback Technology to Promote On-the-go Recycling in a University Environment, Resources Conservation and Recycling10.1016/j.resconrec.2016.06.024.

Browne, M., Chapman, M., Thompson, R., Amaral-Zettler, L., Jambeck, J., Mallos, N. (2015). Spatial and temporal patterns of stranded intertidal marine debris: is there a picture of global change? Environmental Science and Technology, 10.1021/es5060572.

Jambeck, J.R., Johnsen, K. (2015). Marine Debris Tracker: Citizen-based Litter and Marine Debris Data Collection and Mapping, Computing in Science and Engineering, 10.1109/MCSE.2015.67.

Jambeck, J.R., Andrady, A., Geyer, R., Narayan, R., Perryman, M., Siegler, T., Wilcox, C., Lavender Law, K., (2015). Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean, Science, 347, p. 768-771.

Damiano, L. Jambeck, J.R., Ringelberg, D., (2014) Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Leachate Treatment and Electricity Production using Microbial Fuel Cells, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 10.1007/s12010-014-0854-x.

Cloutier, S.A., Jambeck, J.R. & Scott, N.R. (2014). Application of the Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness Index to Coastal Cities in the United States, Ocean and Coastal Management, 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.02.017.

Cloutier, S.A., Jambeck, J.R., Scott, N.R. (2014). The Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness Index: A Metric for Assessing a Community’s Potential Influence on Residential Happiness, Ecological Indicators, 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.01.012.

Cloutier, S., Jambeck, J.R. Scott, N.R., (2013). Are Sustainable Cities “Happy” Cities? Associations Between Sustainable Development and Human Well-Being in Urban Areas of the United States, Environment, Development and Sustainability, 10.1007/s10668-013-9499-0.

Ganesh, K. and Jambeck J. R. (2013). Treatment of landfill leachate using microbial fuel cells: Alternative Anodes and Semi-Continuous Operation, Bioresource Technology, Vol. 139, p. 383–387, 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.04.013.

Nuss, P., Gardner, K., Jambeck, J.R., (2013). Comparative Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Construction and Demolition (C&D) Derived Biomass and U.S. Northeast Forest Residuals Gasification for Electricity Production, Environmental Science and Technology, 47 (7), p. 3463–3471,

Carpenter, A., Jambeck, J.R., Gardner, K., Weitz, K. (2012). Life Cycle Assessment of End-of-Life Management Options for Construction and Demolition Debris, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Vol. 17, Issue 3, p. 396–406, j.1530-9290.2012.00568.x.

Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., (2008), Landfill Disposal of CCA-treated Wood with Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris: Arsenic, Chromium and Copper Concentrations in Leachate, Environmental Science and Technology, 42 (15), p. 5740–5745.

Jambeck, J., Weitz, K., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., (2007). CCA-treated Wood Disposed in Landfills and Life-cycle Trade-Offs With Waste-to-Energy and MSW Landfill Disposal in the U.S., Waste Management, Volume 27, Issue 8, 2007, Pages S21-S28.

Thorneloe, S.,  Weitz, K., Jambeck, J., (2007). Application of the U.S. Decision Support Tool for Materials and Waste Management, Waste Management, 27 (2007) 1006–1020.

Jambeck, J. and Andino, J., (2007). Classroom Activity, Garbage Juice: Waste Management and Leachate Generation, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 2, p. 240A-B.

Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., (2006) Leaching of Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA)-treated Wood in a Simulated Monofill and Potential Impacts to Landfill Leachate, Journal of Hazardous Materials, A135 (2006) 21–31.

Khan, B., Jambeck, J., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Cai, Y., (2006) Release of Arsenic to the Environment from CCA-Treated Wood:  Part II – Leaching and Speciation during Disposal, Environmental Science and Technology, 40(3); 994-999.

Clark, C., Jambeck, J., Townsend, T. (2006) A Review of Construction and Demolition Debris Regulations in the US, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 36:141-186.

Townsend, T., Tolaymat, T., Leo, K., Jambeck, J. (2004). Heavy Metals in Recovered Fines from Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling Facilities in Florida, Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 332, Issues 1-3, p. 1-11.

Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Hahn,  D., Moskal, T., Hosein,  N., Jambeck, J., Jacobi, G, (2004), Evaluation of XRF and LIBS Technologies for On-line Sorting of CCA-Treated Wood Waste, Waste Management, Vol. 24, No. 4, p. 413-424.

Jambeck (a.k.a. Carlson), J. and Townsend, T. (1998). Management of Solid Waste from Abrasive Blasting,  American Society of Civil Engineers, Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management Practice Periodical, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 72-77.