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Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Roland Ramusch
retired / former staff member

Muthgasse 107, 1190 Wien


Curr. Vitae

2011 - 2015 Dissertation "Measuring informality? Challenges in quantifying informal recycling sector activities", University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. Department Water-Atmosphere-Environment, Institute of Waste Management, 104 pages. Link:

Statistik Austria, science classification

logistics; waste technology; recycling; development cooperation; environmental research;


Waste Logistics; Waste Generation; Climate Impact; Composting; Development Cooperation; Informal sector in waste management; Capacity Development;


2015 2. Platz für paper "Estimating informal municipal waste recycling activities in urban China" in Kategorie "waste management issues in developing countries" in Sardinien.
2014 BOKU Teaching award 2014 - 3. Platz DI Gudrun Obersteiner, DI Andreas Pertl und DI Roland Linzner wurden für die Lehrveranstaltung "Planning and assessment of waste management systems" ausgezeichnet.

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2012 - Task Group on Developing Countries of IWWG (International Waste Working Group)
2012 - CO2-compensation of University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
2009 - Centre for Development Research (CDR)
full member
2006 -2009 Research for Development Forum (DEV-Forum)
member of the managing board

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2012 - Proceedings of the ICE - Waste and Resource Management:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2015 - Environment, Development and Sustainability
2014 - Resources Conservation and Recycling
2013 - Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering
2012 - Österreichische Wasserwirtschaft
2012 - Proceedings of the ICE - Waste and Resource Management
2012 - Politische Ökologie
2011 - Waste Management
2011 - Habitat International

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2012 TransWaste Final Conference
2006 "La production et l’utilisation du compost pour une agriculture durable en zone urbaine et périurbaine" Compost production and application in sustainable peri-urban agriculture
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