Economía Circular

 

Economía Circular

Development of poly(butylene adipate?co?terephthalate) composites with high thermal oxidation stability using Chrysanthemum morifolium extract as a natural additive
24/02/2024 - Poly(butylene adipate?co?terephthalate) (PBAT) composites were prepared through melt blending using PBAT as the polymer matrix and C. morifolium extract as a natural antioxidant, showing improved...
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...
Effect evaluation of different green wastes on food waste digestate composting and improvement of operational conditions
15/02/2024 - This study attempted to determine the influence of diverse green wastes on food waste digestate composting and the improvement of operational conditions. Various effects of the green wastes (GW),...
Effect of blending sequence and epoxy functionalized compatibilizer on barrier and mechanical properties of PBS and PBS/PLA nanocomposite blown films
08/02/2024 - Sequence blending effect on the interactions among compounds and its impact on oxygen barrier properties.This study focuses on developing compostable nanocomposite blown films, aiming to enhance...
Sustainable Composites Containing Post-Production Wood Waste as a Key Element of the Circular Economy: Processing and Physicochemical Properties
06/02/2024 - This paper develops a technology for manufacturing a biocomposite using post-production wood waste as filler, but also as an alternative material that can substitute traditional composites. Three...
Zeolite and Winery Waste as Innovative By-Product for Vineyard Soil Management
02/02/2024 - In semiarid environments, vine cultivation is a land use with a high impact with regard to soil erosion, loss of organic matter and biodiversity, contamination, and compaction. In addition, the wine...
Assessment of an effective quantitative model with multi-criteria decision-making method for sustainable campus
20/01/2024 - Sustainability is a current topic in public open green spaces such as university campuses. In order to ensure the sustainability of the campus areas, it is necessary to determine the criteria for...
Design of compostable toughened PLA/PBAT blend with algae via reactive compatibilization: The effect of algae content on mechanical and thermal properties of bio?composites
20/01/2024 - Thermoresponsive Acetanilide?loaded injectable hydrogels.AbstractChronic periodontitis poses long?term challenges in dentistry, requiring the development of innovative dental composites with...
Interactive Suitability of Rice Stubble Biochar and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi for Improving Wastewater-Polluted Soil Health and Reducing Heavy Metals in Peas
11/01/2024 - Arable soils irrigated with wastewater (SIWs) cause ecological and human health issues due to the presence of heavy metals (HMs). Burning rice stubble (RS) poses severe environmental and human health...
The Impact of Using Different Types of Compost on the Growth and Yield of Corn
07/01/2024 - The cultivation of corn holds immense importance as a foundational global grain crop, catering to human sustenance and serving as vital animal feed. Moreover, corn plays a substantial role in biofuel...
Composted Sewage Sludge as a Substrate for Commercial Seedlings of Peltophorum dubium (Spreng.) Taub.
02/01/2024 - Sewage sludge in natura is rich in nutrients, water, and organic matter and is essential for plant development. However, sewage sludge is diluted with water when composted, which could hamper plant...
Application of Organic Amendment from Kitchen Waste Composting for Enhanced Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soil
- Bioremediation of total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH) in contaminated soil is an environmentally friendly and inexpensive method, but the low rate of bioremediation is an important factor limiting its...
Biological remediation treatments improve the health of a mixed contaminated soil before significantly reducing contaminant levels
22/12/2023 - The remediation of mixed contaminated soil is challenging as it often requires actions to minimize metal-induced risks while degrading organic contaminants. Here, the effectiveness of different...
Three-Dimensional Printing of Multifunctional Composites: Fabrication, Applications, and Biodegradability Assessment
06/12/2023 - Additive manufacturing, with its wide range of printable materials, and ability to minimize material usage, reduce labor costs, and minimize waste, has sparked a growing enthusiasm among researchers...
Organic Amendment for Disinfecting Soil Alters the Metabolites in Spinacia oleracea
30/11/2023 - Solar radiation and the incorporation of compost into soil is a practice for disinfecting soil that could have some other effects on spinach cultivation. The quality of spinach leaves after two types...
Bacteria and Yeasts Isolated from the Environment in Biodegradation of PS and PVC Microplastics: Screening and Treatment Optimization
29/11/2023 - Biodegradation is the most environmentally friendly and, at the same time, economically acceptable approach to removing various pollutants from the environment. However, its efficiency in removing...
The Effects of Dissolved Organic Matter Derived from Agricultural Waste Materials on Phosphorus Sorption in Sandy Soils
17/11/2023 - The effect of organic matter (OM) on soil phosphorus (P) sorption is controversial, as there is still no clear answer whether organic matter inhibits or increases P sorption. Despite the great need...
Influence of scutellaria baicalensis extract on the thermo?oxidative and composting stability of poly(butylene adipate?co?terephthalate)
15/11/2023 - Scutellaria baicalensis extract (SBE) modified poly(butylene adipate?co?terephthalate) (PBAT) composites prepared by melt?blending technology exhibited improved thermal oxidation stability and...
Evaluation of Biodegradability of Polylactic Acid and Compostable Bags from Food Waste under Industrial Composting
15/11/2023 - To reduce plastic pollution, biodegradable plastics have been introduced to the market to replace petroleum-based plastics. This work investigates the biodegradation/disintegration of pure...
Cultivation of Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea L.) on Light Soils in Transitional Temperate Climate to Produce Biomass and Seeds
11/11/2023 - Reed canary grass (RCG) is a native perennial grass with a wide range of uses that naturally occurs in moist habitats. The conducted research indicates the possibilities of RCG cultivation outside...