Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Aerospace, Vol. 10, Pages 129: Life Cycle Assessment of the Cellulosic Jet Fuel Derived from Agriculture Residue
31/01/2023 - The purpose of this paper is to discover the impacts of contradictory factors in the application of agricultural residue with sustainable biofuel benefits. Based on the Life cycle assessment (LCA)...
Extending the Protection Ability and Life Cycle of Medical Masks through the Washing Process
01/02/2023 - The reuse of decontaminated disposable medical face masks can contribute to reducing the environmental burden of discarded masks. This research is focused on the effect of household and laboratory...
Investigating the nexus between carbonization and industrialization under Kaya’s identity: findings from novel multivariate quantile on quantile regression approach
28/01/2023 - Developing nations aim to industrialize and grow sustainably often ignoring the environmental consequences. However, few empirical studies have looked at the influence of industrialization-driven...
Smart photovoltaic system for Indian smart cities: a cost analysis
28/01/2023 - In this paper, a methodology and optimization using the artificial bee colony (ABC) algorithm for life cycle cost (LCC) assessment of photovoltaic (PV) system for some Indian smart cities have...
Grape Wine Cultivation Carbon Footprint: Embracing a Life Cycle Approach across Climatic Zones
27/01/2023 - Ongoing climate change processes and increasing environmental pressure suggest the need to adjust the wine production systems worldwide to the new conditions while reducing their environmental...
Alkali-Activated Hybrid Cement from Mineral Wool Fiber Waste and OPC
27/01/2023 - Cements to replace ordinary portland cement (OPC) are currently being studied due to the high environmental costs of OPC production. One viable alternative is alkali-activated cements, which can be...
Reducing Plastic in Consumer Goods: Opportunities for Coarser Wool
28/01/2023 - Production and use of plastic products have drastically increased during the past decades and their environmental impacts are increasingly spotlighted. At the same time, coarse wool, a by-product of...
Valorization of Fruit Waste for Bioactive Compounds and Their Applications in the Food Industry
27/01/2023 - The fruit production and processing sectors produce tremendous amounts of by-products and waste that cause significant economic losses and an undesirable impact on the environment. The effective...
Development and Characterization of a Sustainable Bio-Polymer Concrete with a Low Carbon Footprint
26/01/2023 - Polymer concrete (PC) has been used to replace cement concrete when harsh service conditions exist. Polymers have a high carbon footprint when considering their life cycle analysis, and with...
Morphology, Mechanical Properties, and Biodegradability of Modified Thermoplastic Starch/PETG Blends with In Situ Generated Graft Copolymers
25/01/2023 - This paper reports on synthesis of modified thermoplastic starch (MTPS) and glycol-modified polyethylene terephthalate (PETG) blends in a twin-screw extruder. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)...
A Sustainable Method to Reduce Vancomycin Concentrations in Water Using Timber Waste
- Emerging contaminants are becoming a significant challenge for modern society. Antibiotic resistance is notably among the most urgent public health concerns, and it is well recognised that the...
Techno-Environmental Assessment of Insulation Materials in Saudi Arabia: Integrating Thermal Performance and LCA
22/01/2023 - Arid and hot regions, like Saudi Arabia, utilize up to 60% of the country’s energy to regulate buildings’ indoor comfort. Energy efficiency is a long-term sustainability...
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of 3D Concrete Printing and Casting Processes for Cementitious Materials Incorporating Ground Waste Tire Rubber
20/01/2023 - Ordinary concrete is an indispensable construction material of modern society which is used for everything from mundane road pavements to building structures. However, it is often used for...
CO2 Impact Analysis for Road Embankment Construction: A Comparative Environmental Assessment of Lignin and Lime Soil Stabilization Treatments
19/01/2023 - The last decade has witnessed increased attention toward products, services, and works with reduced environmental impacts. In the field of road construction, the use of alternative materials, wastes,...
Performance of Rubberized Concrete and the Effect of Temperature and Stainless Steel Fibers
18/01/2023 - Rubberized concrete is widely used in construction by utilizing the advantages of partially replacing fine or coarse aggregate with rubber to enhance several properties of concrete and provide an...
Bioplastics: Innovation for Green Transition
18/01/2023 - Bioplastics are one of the possible alternative solutions to the polymers of petrochemical origins. Bioplastics have several advantages over traditional plastics in terms of low carbon footprint,...
Thermomechanical Analyses of Alkali-Treated Coconut Husk-Bagasse Fiber-Calcium Carbonate Hybrid Composites
16/01/2023 - Natural fiber-reinforced composites can contribute to reducing carbon footprint goals due to their ability to reduce overall product weight, bio-diverse feedstocks, and recyclability potential. In...
Large-scale storage of hydrogen in salt caverns for carbon footprint reduction
- This article presents a geomechanical appraisal of green hydrogen (H2) storage in salt caverns opened by solution mining as a technical contribution to carbon footprint reduction. The location of...
Waste Paper as a Valuable Resource: An Overview of Recent Trends in the Polymeric Composites Field
13/01/2023 - This review focuses on polymeric waste-paper composites, including state-of-the-art analysis with quantitative and qualitative discussions. Waste paper is a valuable cellulose-rich material, produced...
Rigid composite bio-based polyurethane foams: From synthesis to LCA analysis
13/02/2023 - This paper provides a bio-based polyurethane foam (PUR) solution, following a cradle-to-factory approach. The design of bio-based rigid PURs, reinforced with sustainable fillers have gained...