Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Development of Enriched Oil with Polyphenols Extracted from Olive Mill Wastewater
21/01/2023 - The extraction of olive oil produces significant residual olive-mill wastewater (OMW). The composition of OMW varies according to the type of olive, the fruit’s ripeness level, and the...
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,...
Development and Research of Recyclable Composite Metamaterial Structures Made of Plastic and Rubber Waste to Reduce Indoor Noise and Reverberation
16/01/2023 - According to the Waste Management Policy of the European Union, the recycling and reuse of various wastes is considered the most ecological and advanced waste disposal technology with the lowest...
Management of Household Plastic Waste in Wollongong, Australia: The Role of Selective Waste Collection Systems
16/01/2023 - In addition to increasing requirements to adopt more circular economy approaches, Australian municipal waste management systems also face challenges due to the loss of capacity to export waste...
MagWasteVal Project—Towards Sustainability of Mining Waste
14/01/2023 - In the direction of sustainable mining solid waste management and eventually zero-waste production, the MagWasteVal research program aimed to achieve the proper handling of massive quantities of...
Application of multi-criteria decision-making techniques to develop modify-leachate pollution index
11/01/2023 - The modify-leachate pollution index (m-LPI) was developed with the help of multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) technique based on the landfill leachate pollution potential by considering the...
Circular-Economy-Based Approach to Utilizing Cardboard in Sustainable Building Construction
10/01/2023 - Circular-economy-based sustainability approaches in construction are gaining wide acceptance due to the volume of waste generation and increasing demand for natural materials. Propelled by the recent...
Microalgae on distillery wastewater treatment for improved biodiesel production and cellulose nanofiber synthesis: A sustainable biorefinery approach
- Sugarcane spent wash generates waste at a large scale that impacts the environment, hence the classic waste reuse technology needs to be implemented. An integrated approach of spent wash and...
New photoinitiators derived from PET waste: Molecular simulations and photocatalytic efficiency
06/01/2023 - Abstract Poly (ethylene terephthalate) has versatile commercial applications and after the use of PET products, a huge amount of waste is created all around. Chemical recycling...
Blending of Low-Density Polyethylene and Poly(Butylene Succinate) (LDPE/PBS) with Polyethylene–Graft–Maleic Anhydride (PE–g–MA) as a Compatibilizer on the Phase Morphology, Mechanical and Thermal Properties
04/01/2023 - It is of significant concern that the buildup of non-biodegradable plastic waste in the environment may result in long-term issues with the environment, the economy and waste management. In this...
Reutilization of different bamboo residue fiber as sustainable asphalt modifier: performance evaluation and parameter recommendation
30/12/2022 - The large-scale application of bamboo has led to the production of enormous amounts of waste in the form of bamboo residue. In order to reuse the bamboo residue, three types of bamboo fiber...
Effect of particle size composition on the separation of waste printed circuit boards by vibrated gas–solid fluidized bed
- The mechanism of fine particles on the separation of waste printed circuit boards by vibrated fluidized bed is not clear. In this paper, the influence of particle composition on fluidization...
Scavenging of Organic Pollutant and Fuel Generation through Cost-Effective and Abundantly Accessible Rust: A Theoretical Support with DFT Simulations
23/12/2022 - Waste management and energy generation are the foremost concerns due to their direct relationship with biological species and the environment. Herein, we report the utilization of iron rust...
Assessment of Commercially Available Polyethylene Recyclates for Blow Molding Applications by a Novel Environmental Stress Cracking Method
22/12/2022 - The transition to a circular economy has a major impact on waste management and the reuse of materials. New mandatory recycling targets for plastics will lead to a high availability of recyclates....
Evaluation of the Environmental Performance of Adsorbent Materials Prepared from Agave Bagasse for Water Remediation: Solid Waste Management Proposal of the Tequila Industry
20/12/2022 - In the present research work, the use of agro-industrial waste such as agave bagasse from the tequila industry was carried out. The agave bagasse was treated to obtain biosorbent and hydrochar...
Estimating the Generation of Discarded Mobile Phones and Highlighting Areas for Recycling Precious Metals from Printed Circuit Boards in Thailand
19/12/2022 - Over the last decade, Thailand imported approximately 21 million units of new mobile phones every year, equivalent to 262 million. While technology changes, consumers want the newest model to serve...
Removal of Co(II) from aqueous solutions with amino acid-modified hydrophilic metal-organic frameworks
01/03/2023 - Adsorbents capable of rapidly and efficiently adsorbing specific metal ions in solution are critical in emergency disposal and waste minimization of radioactive effluents. A microporous zeolitic...
Plastic Packaging Waste Management in Iceland: Challenges and Opportunities from a Life Cycle Assessment Perspective
15/12/2022 - The management of plastic packaging waste is advancing quickly, and new strategies are being implemented worldwide for better resource recovery. To assess the environmental benefits of new ways of...
A Review of Recycling Methods for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites
15/12/2022 - This paper presents a review of waste disposal methods for fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) materials. The methods range from waste minimisation, repurposing, reusing, recycling, incineration, and...
An Empirical Investigation on Plastic Waste Issues and Plastic Disposal Strategies to Protect the Environment: A UAE Perspective
13/12/2022 - Due to the rise in waste, both developed and developing countries’ municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal systems are overburdened. The increased inflow of used plastic water bottles has...