Economía Circular

 

Economía Circular

A Review of Life Cycle Construction Process and Cutting-Edge Technology in Prefabricated MEP Installation Engineering
27/02/2024 - Prefabricated installation, a pivotal study in the realm of contemporary construction practices, delves into the utilization of prefabrication within mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP)...
Hybrid Effect of Basalt and Polyacrylonitrile Fibers on Physico-Mechanical Properties of Tailing Mortar
29/02/2024 - In this study, 50% iron ore tailings (IOTs) were used to prepare the cemented mortar at low economic costs and with great environmental benefits. Basalt fiber (BF) and polyacrylonitrile fiber (PANF)...
Techno-Environmental Evaluation of Alkaline Treatment in Flax Reinforced Thermoplastics
29/02/2024 - A combination of thermoplastics and natural fiber reinforcements is considered an ideal choice to mitigate environmental impacts and enhance recyclability or reusability. Chemical treatments are...
Effect of Polymer/Nano-Clay Coatings on the Performance of Concrete with High-Content Supplementary Cementitious Materials under Harsh Exposures
23/02/2024 - In recent concrete research, a novel category of coatings has emerged: polymers/nanoparticles blends. The efficacy of such coatings warrants extensive examination across various concrete mixtures,...
Application of Life Cycle Assessment to Analysis of Fibre Composite Manufacturing Technologies in Shipyards Industry
24/02/2024 - Life cycle assessment (LCA) is used to evaluate the environmental load of fibre composite manufacturing technologies in the shipyards industry in a frame of the Fibre4Yards (Horizon 2020) project....
Sustainability Evaluation of Plant-Based Beverages and Semi-Skimmed Milk Incorporating Nutrients, Market Prices, and Environmental Costs
26/02/2024 - Developing a reliable method to compare food sustainability is gaining traction, with efforts like those by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This research aims to contribute to a...
A review of the potential application of lignin in the production of bio-binder: challenges and opportunities
20/02/2024 - Abstract The aim is to treat nature in such a way that usage of natural resources has little to zero hazards to our environment. There is a need to protect the earth and its...
Enhancing Building Energy Efficiency through Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Building Energy Modeling (BEM) Integration: A Systematic Review
22/02/2024 - With the ever-increasing population and historic highest energy demand, the energy efficiency of buildings is becoming crucial. Architectural firms are moving from traditional Computer-Aided Design...
Synergetic Mechanism of Multiple Industrial Solid Waste-Based Geopolymer Binder for Soil Stabilization: Optimization Using D-Optimal Mixture Design
21/02/2024 - In order to improve the comprehensive utilization rate of industrial solid waste and the road quality, a novel low-carbon and environmental friendly soil stabilizer is proposed. In this study, steel...
Multicriteria Analysis of Cement Mortar with Recycled Sand
21/02/2024 - Sustainable development requires a holistic perspective that integrates the different aspects of production and consumption and promotes the transition to a circular economy. This approach aims to...
Blockchain Traceability Adoption in Low-Carbon Supply Chains: An Evolutionary Game Analysis
22/02/2024 - Blockchain technology has brought innovation to supply chain management, particularly in managing carbon emissions in the manufacturing sector. However, there is a research gap regarding the policy...
‘Climate Healing Stones’: Common Minerals Offer Substantial Climate Change Mitigation Potential
- This review proposes that mineral-based greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation could be developed into a substantial climate change abatement tool. This proposal was evaluated via three objectives: (1)...
Trends in Water-Energy Nexus and Carbon Emissions Balance in Axarquia Region, Spain, in the Period 1990–2030
- This research explores the dynamic interplay of water, energy, and carbon in Axarquia, Spain (1990–2030), focusing on the escalating water deficit and rising emissions. It seeks to comprehend the...
Forest waste composting—operational management, environmental impacts, and application
19/02/2024 - In Portugal, the number of fires and the size of burnt areas are rising dramatically every year, increasing with improper management of agroforestry wastes (AFRs). This work aims to study the...
Life Cycle Assessment in Higher Education: Design and Implementation of a Teaching Sequence Activity
15/02/2024 - The latest studies show that to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals on education, there must be a focus on adequately training higher education students. In this work, we present a study about...
Precision co-composting of multi-source organic solid wastes provide a sustainable waste management strategy with high eco-efficiency: a life cycle assessment
08/02/2024 - With the increase of organic solid wastes (OSWs), current waste management practices, such as landfill, incineration, and windrow composting, have shown weaknesses in both resource recycling and...
Sustainability across the Medical Device Lifecycle: A Scoping Review
08/02/2024 - Medical devices are instrumental in servicing the healthcare sector and promoting well-being in modern societies. However, their production and use contribute significantly to greenhouse gas...
Greenhouse Gas Payback Time of Different HVAC Systems in the Renovation of Nordic District-Heated Multifamily Buildings Considering Future Energy Production Scenarios
02/02/2024 - The European Union (EU) has implemented several policies to enhance energy efficiency. Among these policies is the objective of achieving energy-efficient renovations in at least 3% of EU buildings...
Mechanical and gas permeability properties of poly(L?lactic acid)–based films and their application in fresh produce preservation—Review
03/02/2024 - Thrust:1. Summarising the mechanical and permeability properties of composite films developed by the incorporation of toughness reinforcing agents into the PLLA matrix.2. Elaborating on studies of...
Development of extrusion blown films of poly(3?hydroxybutyrate?co?3?hydroxyvalerate) blends for flexible packaging
29/01/2024 - This work highlights the potential of biodegradable poly (butylene adipate?co?terphthalate) (PBAT) films incorporated with Montmorillonite particles (MMT) and halloysite nanotubes (HNT) for...
Aerospace, Vol. 11, Pages 126: A Multidisciplinary Optimization Framework for Ecodesign of Reusable Microsatellite Launchers
31/01/2024 - The commercial space launch sector is currently undergoing a significant shift, with increasing competition and demand for launch services, as well as growing concerns about the environmental impact...