Economía Circular

 

Economía Circular

Exploring the substrate spectrum of phylogenetically distinct bacterial polyesterases
09/04/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryOver the last years, utilization of enzymes in degradation of polymers has emerged as an environmentally friendly asset in tackling the pressing challenges of...
Reliable sustainable management strategies for flare gas recovery: technical, environmental, modeling, and economic assessment: a comprehensive review
09/04/2024 - The gas flaring network is an inseparable constituent commonly present in most of the oil and gas refineries and petrochemical facilities conferring reliable operational parameters. The improper...
Impact of the functionalized clay nanofillers on the properties of the recycled polyethylene terephthalate nanocomposites
10/04/2024 - Agar, a highly promising bioplastic raw material, was subjected to melt mixing with silica nanoparticles in order to improve its characteristics and inhibit bacterial growth. The film produced has...
Thermoplastic elastomer obtained by photopolymerization?induced concomitant macrophase and microphase separations
09/04/2024 - We report on concomitant photoinitiated polymerization?induced macrophase and microphase separation strategies to produce hierarchically structured recyclable poly(n?butyl acrylate) based elastomeric...
Crosslinking of polyethylene with polysilsesquioxane via carbamate linkages: Synthesis, shape recovery, and reprocessing properties
11/04/2024 - In this contribution, we reported the crosslinking of polyethylene (PE) with dynamic silyl ether bonds. First, polycyclooctene copolymers bearing hydroxyl groups were synthesized via the ring?opening...
Analysis of Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polymer Materials Derived from Recycled Overprinted Metallized PP Films
10/04/2024 - Polymer materials and their composites are one of the most frequently used materials in the packaging and food industries. This applies to both disposable and reusable packaging, layered films with...
Properties of Geopolymer Mixtures Incorporating Recycled Ceramic Fines
10/04/2024 - This research aimed to optimize the production conditions for geopolymer matrices by investigating the combination of heat curing conditions and the incorporation of recycled ceramic fines (CFs) as a...
Pyrolysis of Specific Non-Recyclable Waste Materials: Energy Recovery and Detailed Product Characteristics
11/04/2024 - This study explores the pyrolysis process applied to various non-utilized waste materials, specifically focusing on separated plastics from municipal waste, wood waste (including pallets and window...
Evaluation of Cracking Resistance of SMA-13 Hot Recycling Asphalt Mixtures Reinforced by Basalt Fiber
11/04/2024 - In the context of green and low-carbon development, energy saving, and emission reduction, hot recycling technology (RT) has been researched, which is divided into hot central plant RT and hot...
Environmentally Friendly Photothermal Membranes for Halite Recovery from Reverse Osmosis Brine via Solar-Driven Membrane Crystallization
- Modern society and industrial development rely heavily on the availability of freshwater and minerals. Seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) has been widely adopted for freshwater supply, although many...
Strategies towards Fully Recyclable Commercial Epoxy Resins: Diels–Alder Structures in Sustainable Composites
09/04/2024 - The Diels–Alder equilibrium is a widely known process in chemistry that can be used to provide a thermoset structure with recyclability and reprocessability mechanisms. In this study, a...
Recyclable and Biobased Vitrimers for Carbon Fibre-Reinforced Composites—A Review
09/04/2024 - Economic and environmental concerns over the accumulation of end-of-life carbon fibre composite waste have led to increased attention to sustainable materials with low environmental impact. Over...
Preparation and Characterization of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA)/Carbonized Waste Rubber Biocomposite Films
11/04/2024 - The technological properties of composite materials (thermal, strength, rheology, electrical and morphology) are very important parameters for high-performance applications. In this study, we aimed...
Recycled PET/PA6 Fibers from Waste Textile with Improved Hydrophilicity by In-Situ Reaction-Induced Capacity Enhancement
11/04/2024 - Due to the increasing amounts of textile waste, textile to textile recycling is of prime concern. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) represents the most extensively used type of chemical fiber. Its...
Recent Progresses in Pyrolysis of Plastic Packaging Wastes and Biomass Materials for Conversion of High-Value Carbons: A Review
11/04/2024 - The recycling of plastic packaging wastes helps to alleviate the problems of white pollution and resource shortage. It is very necessary to develop high-value conversion technologies for plastic...
Bioinspired Fabrication of an Insensitive Ammonium Perchlorate Core–Shell Composite with Polydopamine Coating
11/04/2024 - In this research, an ammonium perchlorate/polydopamine (AP/PDA) core–shell composite was prepared in a non-aqueous solution to reduce the mechanical sensitivity of ammonium perchlorate...
Fabrication and Characterisation of Sustainable 3D-Printed Parts Using Post-Consumer PLA Plastic and Virgin PLA Blends
09/04/2024 - Sustainable manufacturing practices are becoming increasingly necessary due to the growing concerns regarding climate change and resource scarcity. Consequently, material recycling technologies have...
An Overview of the Current Trends in Marine Plastic Litter Management for a Sustainable Development
09/04/2024 - This review summarizes recent data related to the management of marine plastic litter to promote sustainable development. It discusses the distribution and identification of marine plastic litter,...
Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Two Types of Flexible Plastic Packaging under a Sustainable Circular Economy Approach
10/04/2024 - While it is of great importance to evaluate plastic waste within the framework of a circular economy today, it is also of great importance to evaluate flexible plastic packaging, which is...
The Influence of In-Store Recycling Signage on Consumer Behavior: A Study of Visual Attention and Usage of Store Drop-Off Bins
10/04/2024 - This study examined the impact of using three types of in-store signage to educate consumers about packaging recyclability as well as to measure its effectiveness in increasing awareness of a store...
Transformation of waste carbon fiber prepreg into sustainable composites: Application in the automotive industry components
08/04/2024 - Workflow of the composite manufacturing: From aerospace wastes to car inner fender liner.Carbon fiber (CF) prepregs are employed in the manufacture of many different aeronautical structural and...