Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Field evaluation of industrial non-food crops for phytomanaging a metal-contaminated dredged sediment
26/01/2023 - Phytomanagement is a concept fit for a bio-based circular economy that combines phytotechnologies and biomass production for non-food purposes. Here, ten annual and perennial industrial non-food...
Effect of TiO2 Nanoparticles and Extrusion Process on the Physicochemical Properties of Biodegradable and Active Cassava Starch Nanocomposites
20/01/2023 - Biodegradable polymers have been strongly recognized as an alternative to replace traditional petrochemical plastics, which have become a global problem due to their long persistence in the...
Characterization of Biodegradable Food Contact Materials under Gamma-Radiation Treatment
16/01/2023 - Radiation is an example of one of the techniques used for pasteurization and sterilization in various packaging systems. There is a high demand for the evaluation of the possible degradation of new...
Construction of compostable packaging with antibacterial property and improved performance using sprayed coatings of modified cellulose nanocrystals
- Increasing concerns about food safety and the environment have facilitated the development of eco-friendly antibacterial packaging. This study aimed to demonstrate a facile way to fabricate active...
Alley Cropping and Organic Compost: An Efficient and Sustainable Agro-Ecological Strategy for Improving Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Growth and Attributes
06/01/2023 - Alley cropping is a sustainable agriculture approach that improves ecosystem services while also promoting biodiversity. The current study was conducted over two seasons, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, to...
Impact of Ten Years Conservation Tillage in Organic Farming on Soil Physical Properties in a Loess Soil—Northern Hesse, Germany
04/01/2023 - In conservation agriculture, conservation tillage potentially influences the physical, chemical, and biological quality of the soil. Although the effects of conservation agriculture on the...
Effects of chemical additives and mature compost on reducing nitrogen loss during food waste composting
03/01/2023 - This study is aimed at adding different types of mature compost and sulfur powder, as additives into food waste composting to investigate the effect on nitrogen loss and compost maturity. The...
Insight into the evolution characteristics on molecular weight of compost dissolved organic matters using high-performance size exclusion chromatography combined with a two-dimensional correlation analysis
26/12/2022 - The information on molecular weight (MW) characteristics of DOM and relevant evolution behaviors during composting are limited. In this study, DOM extracted from co-composting of chicken manure...
Urban Agriculture as an Alternative for the Sustainable Production of Maize and Peanut
25/12/2022 - Currently agriculture has difficulty keeping up with the demand for food around the world, which has generated a boom in the development of sustainable alternatives for producing food and caring for...
Multilayer Sheets Based on Double Coatings of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) on Paper Substrate for Sustainable Food Packaging Applications
23/12/2022 - This work reports on the development and performance evaluation of newly developed paper sheets coated, on both sides, with thin films of biodegradable poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)...
Deciphering biochar compost co-application impact on microbial communities mediating carbon and nitrogen transformation across different stages of corn development
- Under current climatic conditions, developing eco-friendly and climate-smart fertilizers has become increasingly important.The co-application of biochar and compost on agricultural soils has received...
Environmental Risk from Organic Residues
22/12/2022 - Soil nutrient imbalance is a global threat to food security and ecosystem sustainability but adding organic residues or constructing anthropogenic soils and technosols can optimize it. However, FAO...
Rabbit Manure Compost for Seedling Nursery Blocks: Suitability and Optimization of the Manufacturing Production Process
14/12/2022 - Using rabbit manure to prepare growing media is an effective method to solve environmental pollution and realize resource utilization. The solution to rabbit manure management is the composting...
Biochar-plant interaction and detoxification strategies under abiotic stresses for achieving agricultural resilience: A critical review
- The unpredictable climatic perturbations, the expanding industrial and mining sectors, excessive agrochemicals, greater reliance on wastewater usage in cultivation, and landfill leachates, are...
The Effect of Pyrolysis Temperature and the Source Biomass on the Properties of Biochar Produced for the Agronomical Applications as the Soil Conditioner
12/12/2022 - Biochar is a versatile carbon-rich organic material originating from pyrolyzed biomass residues that possess the potential to stabilize organic carbon in the soil, improve soil fertility and water...
Carbon Footprint of Single-Use Plastic Items and Their Substitution
10/12/2022 - Single-use plastic is having a significant environmental impact and its reduction is a mandatory step to reduce plastic pollution worldwide. Indeed, the time that a plastic item can persist in the...
Effects of Functionalized Materials and Bacterial Metabolites on Quality Indicators in Composts
01/12/2022 - The addition of functionalized materials (biochar, zeolite, and diatomite) and lyophilized metabolic products of Pseudomonas sp. and Bacillus subtilis to composted biomass may bring many...
Impact of Crosslinking on the Characteristics of Pectin Monolith Cryogels
01/12/2022 - In this research, the pectin monoliths were prepared via the sol-gel process through different routes of crosslinking and additional freeze-drying. The crosslinking reaction was induced by the use of...
Quantitative Carbon Changes of Selected Organic Fractions during the Aerobic Biological Recycling of Biodegradable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as a Potential Soil Environment Improving Amendment—A Case Study
30/11/2022 - The aim of the investigation was to determine the quantitative changes of selected organic compounds during composting of municipal solid wastes (MSWs). The object of the study was a differently...
Coupling Sewage Sludge Amendment with Cyanobacterial Inoculation to Enhance Stability and Carbon Gain in Dryland Degraded Soils
24/11/2022 - Sewage sludge (SS) is widely used as a soil conditioner in agricultural soil due to its high content of organic matter and nutrients. In addition, inoculants based on soil microorganisms, such as...
Synthesis, Characterization, and Soil Burial Degradation of Biobased Polyurethanes
16/11/2022 - There is an urgent need for developing degradable polymeric systems based on bio-derived and sustainable materials. In recent years, polyurethanes derived from castor oil have emerged due to the...