Economía Circular

 

Economía Circular

A raising alarm on the current global electronic waste situation through bibliometric analysis, life cycle, and techno-economic assessment: a review
31/05/2024 - Electronic waste (E-waste) production worldwide is increasing three times faster than the growth of the global population, and it is predicted that the total volume of E-waste will reach 74...
Environmental and economic analysis of the transformation of paper mill sludge treatment technologies in China
27/05/2024 - Paper mill sludge (PMS) is featured with a high content of cellulose and hemicellulose, and using its characteristics to make paperboard can achieve a high-value utilization of PMS, which has...
Assessing environmental impacts of a textile company using life cycle assessment approach—a case study
22/05/2024 - The textile industry is known for its significant environmental impact, and as such, there is a growing need to assess the industry’s production practices. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is an...
Technological advances and challenges of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) application in road engineering—a bibliometric analysis from 2000 to 2022
11/05/2024 - Reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) is a valuable material that can be recycled and reused in road engineering to reduce environmental impact, resource utilization, and economic costs. However, the...
Advancing Urban Building Energy Modeling: Building Energy Simulations for Three Commercial Building Stocks through Archetype Development
27/04/2024 - Urban building energy models (UBEMs), developed to understand the energy performance of building stocks of a region, can aid in key decisions related to energy policy and climate change solutions....
The Effect of Packaging Types on Fresh Peaches in the Direct?To?Consumer Environment: Distribution Testing, Life Cycle Assessment and Economic Impact
28/04/2024 - This study evaluated different package types' sustainability, cost and protective capacity on peaches in the direct?to?consumer distribution environment. The vibration response of peaches in all...
Aerospace, Vol. 11, Pages 324: Agile Stage-Gate Approach for Design, Integration, and Testing of a 1U CubeSat
22/04/2024 - Life cycle stages are very important for the aerospace industry. Many models have emerged for handling the processes within and across the development of new products. Developing CubeSat-based...
Laboratory and Environmental Assessment of Asphalt Mixture Modified with a Compound of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Waste Polyethylene
23/04/2024 - The use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in manufacturing asphalt concrete has become indispensable all over the world. This is due to the limited number of areas that are required to stockpile...
Enhancing the Strength and the Environmental Performance of Concrete with Pre-Treated Crumb Rubber and Micro-Silica
24/04/2024 - Dumped non-biodegradable tires present a significant environmental threat, with overflowing landfills and associated health risks highlighting the urgency of tire waste disposal. Current disposal...
Life cycle exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2-NPs) induces filial toxicity and population decline in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
18/04/2024 - Titanium dioxide nanoparticle (TiO2-NP) exposure has raised significant concern due to their potential toxicity and adverse ecological impacts. Despite their ubiquitous presence in various...
Methodology for Sustainability Assessment for the Use of Ground Olive Stones in Mortar Bricks for Facades
17/04/2024 - The addition of ground olive stones in the manufacture of mortar bricks reduces their thermal conductivity coefficient and increases heat exchange insulation. So, it can improve energy efficiency and...
Procedure for Aggregating Indicators of Quality and Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the Product-Improvement Process
17/04/2024 - Sustainable product development requires combining aspects, including quality and environmental. This is a difficult task to accomplish. Therefore, procedures are being sought to combine these...
A Life Cycle Assessment of Methane Slip in Biogas Upgrading Based on Permeable Membrane Technology with Variable Methane Concentration in Raw Biogas
16/04/2024 - While energy-related sectors remain significant contributors to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, biogas production from waste through anaerobic digestion (AD) helps to increase renewable energy...
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...
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...
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...
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...