Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Extraction and characterization of chitosan from Eupolyphaga sinensis Walker and its application in the preparation of electrospinning nanofiber membranes
- Due to its capabilities for wound healing, antimicrobial defense, hemostasis, and biodegradation, chitosan has seen increased use in biomedical disciplines in recent years. In the meantime,...
The Occurrence and Bioremediation of Emerging Polyfluorinated Compounds in Water Bodies: A Mini Review
29/11/2022 - The occurrence and fate of polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in the aquatic environment resulting from anthropogenic activities has become an emerging issue of environmental chemistry. PFCs have been...
Microbial Bioremediation and Biodegradation of Petroleum Products—A Mini Review
29/11/2022 - The demand for technological and industrial change has become heavily dependent on the availability and use of petroleum products as a source of energy for socio-economic development....
Removal of Heavy Metal Ions from Wastewater with Poly-ε-Caprolactone-Reinforced Chitosan Composite
29/11/2022 - Currently, the requirements for adsorbent materials are based on their environmentally friendly production and biodegradability. However, they are also related to the design of materials to sustain...
A Comprehensive Review on Construction Applications and Life Cycle Sustainability of Natural Fiber Biocomposites
29/11/2022 - The construction industry is continuously searching for sustainable materials to combat the rapid depletion of global resources and ongoing ecological crises. Biocomposites have recently received...
Comprehensive Review of Hydrothermal Pretreatment Parameters Affecting Fermentation and Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Sludge
28/11/2022 - Municipal solid waste treatment and disposal have become one of the major concerns in waste management due to the excessive production of waste and higher levels of pollution. To address these...
Photocatalytic Treatment of Emerging Contaminants with Ag-Modified Titania—Is There a Risk Arising from the Degradation Products?
28/11/2022 - Bisphenol A, bisphenol S, and fluconazole are environmental contaminants widely found in surface waters because of their extensive usage and low biodegradability. Therefore, other methods are often...
Biodegradation of Chlorantraniliprole and Flubendiamide by Some Bacterial Strains Isolated from Different Polluted Sources
28/11/2022 - This study aimed to isolate, purify, and identify some bacteria from different sources known to be contaminated with pesticides and evaluate their ability to degrade two important pesticides,...
Influence of Different Pretreatment Methods and Conditions on the Anaerobic Digestion Efficiency of Spent Mushroom Substrate
28/11/2022 - Consumption of mushrooms has recently increased due to their health benefits; consequently, increased mushroom cultivation generates large volumes of spent mushroom substrate (SMS) and effective...
Citric acid functionalized reduced graphene oxide containing bio?based waterborne polyester thermoset as an excellent anticorrosive material
27/11/2022 - Protection of metal surfaces from corrosion by environmentally friendly coating is found to be an interesting and useful research topic. In this milieu, the authors presented an environment friendly...
Collaboration of two-star nanomaterials: The applications of nanocellulose-based metal organic frameworks composites
- Nanocellulose, as the star nanomaterial in carbohydrate polymers, has excellent mechanical properties, biodegradability, and easy chemical modification. However, further practical applications of...
Base-metal oxide semiconductor electrodes for PPCP degradation: Ti-doped ?-Fe2O3 for sulfosalicylic acid oxidation as an example
- Sulfosalicylic acid is a typical pharmaceutical and personal care product with high toxicity, environmental persistence, and low biodegradability. Electrochemical oxidation has been demonstrated to...
The capability of chloramphenicol biotransformation of Klebsiella sp. YB1 under cadmium stress and its genome analysis
- Co-contamination by antibiotics and heavy metal is common in the environment, however, there is scarce information about antibiotics biodegradation under heavy metals stress. In this study,...
On the influence of polyethyleneimine modification in nanogel-driven drug delivery
- Nanogels are nanometric three-dimensional structures formed by chemically or physically cross-linked polymers with hydrophilic or amphiphilic macromolecular chains. Biocompatibility,...
Sources, characteristics, and in situ degradation of dissolved organic matters: A case study of a drinking water reservoir located in a cold-temperate forest
- Dissolved organic matter (DOM) plays a pivotal role in the biogeochemical cycles of elements and the regulation of forest ecosystem functions. However, studies on the regional and seasonal...
Enzymatic synthesis of cellulose nanocrystals from lemongrass and its application in improving anti-cancer drug release, uptake and efficacy
- The present investigation involved synthesising cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) from the lignocellulosic waste of lemongrass after its oil extraction by employing enzymatic hydrolysis. The obtained...
Electrospraying of Bio-Based Chitosan Microcapsules Using Novel Mixed Cross-Linker: Experimental and Response Surface Methodology Optimization
27/11/2022 - Chitosan microcapsules draw attention due to their biodegradability, biocompatibility, antibacterial behavior, low cost, easy processing, and the capability to be used for different applications....
Gel-Forming Soil Conditioners of Combined Action: Field Trials in Agriculture and Urban Landscaping
25/11/2022 - The article summarizes multivariate field trials of gel-forming soil conditioners for agriculture and urban landscaping in various climatic conditions from arid (O.A.E., Uzbekistan) to humid (Moscow...
Enhanced Functional Properties of Bioplastic Films Using Lignin Nanoparticles from Oil Palm-Processing Residue
25/11/2022 - The development of bioplastic materials that are biobased and/or degradable is commonly presented as an alleviating alternative, offering sustainable and eco-friendly properties over conventional...
Synthesis and Characterization of Eco-Friendly Bio-Composite from Fenugreek as a Natural Resource
25/11/2022 - The present study show the usability of starch (tamarind) based-bio-composite film reinforced by fenugreek by various percentages to replace the traditional petrochemical plastics. The prepared...