Economía Circular

 

Economía Circular

Lessons Learned from Information Sources on Building Defect Studies
26/04/2024 - Building defects are very prevalent and contribute significantly to a building’s economic value. There are numerous information sources on building defects that have significant...
Design Analysis of Mass Timber and Volumetric Modular Strategies as Counterproposals for an Existing Reinforced Concrete Hotel
19/04/2024 - Construction professionals work in silos and use traditional design and construction methods. The growing demand for rapidly built and high-quality construction is making off-site manufacturing...
Low-Carbon Emissions and Cost of Frame Structures for Wooden and Concrete Apartment Buildings: Case Study from Finland
23/04/2024 - To date, the existing literature lacks any studies that compare timber and concrete apartment buildings in the Finnish context regarding their carbon footprint, handprint, and the cost of frame...
Ecotourism or ecological concerns? Tracing the impact of economic policy uncertainty and natural resources on tourism-driven ecological footprints
17/04/2024 - The influence of tourism development and economic policy uncertainties on environmental sustainability is substantial. Promoting responsible tourism and using sustainable tourism practises, like...
Resource recovery from soiled sanitary napkin waste—a state-of-the-art review
17/04/2024 - With ever-improving social and medical awareness about menstrual hygiene in India, the demand for sanitary napkins has increased significantly. The utilization of high-quality and...
Strength characterization and sustainability assessment of coal bottom ash concrete
18/04/2024 - Coal bottom ash (CBA) which is waste and environment contaminant has been used in grinded and raw form as replacement of Portland cement (PC) and natural fine aggregates (NFA) in concrete. The...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Use of Waste from the Food Industry and Applications of the Fermentation Process to Create Sustainable Cosmetic Products: A Review
27/03/2024 - In recent years, the sustainability of cosmetic products has received growing interest from the cosmetic industry and consumers due to the recommendation of the implementation of the circular economy...
Estimating the carbon footprint of Mexican food consumption based on a high-resolution environmentally extended input-output model
20/03/2024 - Increased global attention is being paid to the food-health-climate trilemma. In this study, we evaluate the climate impacts of Mexico’s food consumption patterns by creating a high-resolution...
Embodied Carbon Inventories for the Australian Built Environment: A Scoping Review
20/03/2024 - Accounting for the embodied carbon in construction materials and calculating the carbon footprint of entire construction projects in life-cycle assessments is a rapidly developing area in the...
Environmental Performance of a Mixed Crop–Dairy Cattle Farm in Alexandria (Romania)
12/03/2024 - Agricultural specialization has increased considerably in Europe over the last decades, leading to the separation of crop and livestock production at both farm and regional levels. Such a...
Out-of-Plane Strengthening of Existing Timber Floors with Cross Laminated Timber Panels Made of Short Supply Chain Beech
11/03/2024 - Establishing short supply chains for timber has become important especially in Italy, which is an historically wood-importer country. Timber is an environmentally friendly construction material and a...
Flexural Behavior of Alkali-Activated Ultra-High-Performance Geopolymer Concrete Beams
06/03/2024 - Ultra-high-performance geopolymer concrete (UHPGC) emerges as a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to Portland cement-based UHPC, offering similar mechanical properties while significantly...