Economía Circular

 

Economía Circular

Consideration of Climate Change on Environmental Impact Assessment in Tanzania: Challenges and Prospects
- The potential of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process to respond to climate change impacts of development projects can only be realized with the support of policies, regulations, and...
Toward sustainable menstrual health management: focus on super absorbent polymers
13/04/2024 - Abstract In low- to middle-income communities, the lack of affordability of conventional sanitary products during menstrual cycles can cause psychological and health issues,...
Comprehensive Analysis of Ferrocement-Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beam
12/04/2024 - Starting with the premise that the choice of the optimal method for strengthening reinforced concrete (RC) structures is a complex task and that ferrocement strengthening is comparable to other...
Appraising the Feasibility of 3D Printing Construction in New Zealand Housing
12/04/2024 - The construction industry in New Zealand is significantly impacted by the importance of housing, particularly as urbanisation continues to grow in major cities. Modern construction methods, such as...
Ultra-High-Performance Alkali-Activated Concrete: Effect of Waste Crumb Rubber Aggregate Proportions on Tensile and Flexural Properties
13/04/2024 - The declining availability of natural sand resources and the significant carbon footprint associated with the extensive use of cement are posing severe limitations on the advancement and application...
Cost Benefits of Net Zero Energy Homes in Australia
15/04/2024 - This paper presents a systematic analysis of energy savings and cost benefits associated with several options for integrating energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. The primary goal of...
Environmental Impact of an Innovative Aeronautic Carbon Composite Manufactured via Heated Vacuum-Assisted Resin Transfer Molding
13/04/2024 - The Vacuum-Assisted Resin Transfer Molding (VARTM) process has gained popularity as a reliable and cost-effective alternative to autoclave molding for high-performance composite production, which is...
Recyclable and Biobased Vitrimers for Carbon Fibre-Reinforced Composites—A Review
09/04/2024 - Economic and environmental concerns over the accumulation of end-of-life carbon fibre composite waste have led to increased attention to sustainable materials with low environmental impact. Over...
Energy Consumption for Furniture Joints during Drilling in Birch Plywood
10/04/2024 - The purpose of this study is to support eco-design ideas and sustainable manufacturing techniques by examining the energy consumption related to drilling holes for different furniture connections....
Surface Chalking upon Weathering of Dark-Colored PVC Articles and Relevant Stabilizers
10/04/2024 - PVC items (38% carbon atoms w/w) are environmentally friendly as, unlike polyolefins (86% carbon atoms w/w), they are mainly based on chlorine, one of the most abundant elements on Earth and, so,...
A life cycle cost analysis of different shore power incentive policies on both shore and ship sides based on system dynamics and a Chinese port case
06/04/2024 - Shore power (SP) is widely recognized as an efficient strategy for reducing air pollution in port areas. Unfortunately, the adoption of SP has been relatively low, resulting in limited emission...
Sustainable waste management and waste-to-energy in the context of a circular economy through various waste management technologies
08/04/2024 - Inappropriate waste management is a considerable ecological risk, leading to detrimental effects on the soil, air, and water quality. It is imperative to address these concerns promptly to...
The Impact of the Drying Process on the Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Potential of Dried Ripe Coffee Cherry Pulp Soluble Powder
05/04/2024 - Coffee fruit cascara, which is the skin and pulp of the coffee cherry, has been authorized as a novel food for commercialization in the European Union. The present research assessed the feasibility...
Environmental Impact Assessment of Organic Wheat Cracker Value Chains with and without Nettle Powder as a Natural Additive: A Case of Sweden
08/04/2024 - Due to the growing global population and consequent increased demand for food, the global production of cereal crops has increased. Wheat is one of the most important food crops in the world, as its...
Reducing Strategies for Carbon Footprint of Livestock in Izmir/Turkiye
- The goal of the Paris Agreement is to limit the global average temperature increase to 1.5 °C. In order to significantly reduce the risks and impacts of climate change, greenhouse gas emissions must...
Considering product life cycle characteristics and industry background in environmental impact analysis and application: a case study of a television
04/04/2024 - Life cycle assessment (LCA) is widely used to evaluate product’s life cycle environmental impact and identify the environmental weaknesses. However, it is difficult for existing LCA software to...
A New Experimental Setup to Characterize Binder–Vegetal Particle Compatibility in Plant-Based Concrete
04/04/2024 - The good insulation properties and the low carbon footprint of vegetal concretes make them promising materials whose use tends to grow continuously. To produce optimized building materials, a better...
Radiation and Radical Grafting Compatibilization of Polymers for Improved Bituminous Binders—A Review
03/04/2024 - This review scrutinizes current research on new methods for enhancing bituminous binder performance through radiation and radical grafting of polymer modifiers of bitumen. It investigates innovative...
Environmental and Economic Assessment of Energy Renovation in Buildings, a Case Study in Greece
29/03/2024 - The environmental and economic evaluation of energy renovation in buildings plays a crucial role in achieving sustainability goals and the decarbonization of the built environment. This paper...
Eco-Efficiency Performance for Multi-Objective Optimal Design of Carbon/Glass/Flax Fibre-Reinforced Hybrid Composites
01/04/2024 - An eco-efficiency optimisation study on unidirectional carbon/glass fibre-reinforced hybrid composites with natural fibre (i.e., flax) and without flax is presented in this paper. The mechanical...