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Analysis of hybrid waste-to-energy for medium-sized cities
Urban centers have a huge demand for electricity and the growing problem of the solid waste management generated by their population, a relevant social and administrative problem. The correct disposal of the municipal solid ...
PET containers in Brazil: Opportunities and challenges of a logistics model for post-consumer waste recycling
(Elsevier B.V., 2011-01-01)
The use of post-consumer materials is directly related to reducing the cost of production and extraction of natural resources. Non-recyclable materials are randomly disposed in the environment. Brazil is one of the largest ...
Recycling trachyte waste from the quarry to the brick industry: effects on physical and mechanical properties, and durability of new bricks
This work examined the possibility of recycling trachyte waste as temper for preparing new types of bricks, thus reducing disposal costs and requirements for increasingly vulnerable raw materials, ultimately reducing ...
Recycling of the biomass waste defatted almond meal as a novel nutritional supplementation for cultivated edible mushrooms
(Univ Estadual Maringa, Pro-reitoria Pesquisa Pos-graduacao, 2018-01-01)
Defatted almond meal (DAM) is an useless biomass waste obtained after oil extraction. The substrate designed for mushroom cultivation is achieved through a controlled composting process from agricultural by-products (chicken ...
Life Cycle Assessment Of Natural And Mixed Recycled Aggregate Production In Brazil
(Elsevier Sci LtdOxford, 2017)
Ecological roofing tiles made with rubber and plastic wastes
(Trans Tech Publications, 2013-11)
The general objective of this research work was to contribute to the environmental decontamination. Its specific objective was to develop sustainable roofing tiles from the ecological, technical and economical points of ...
Economic and environmental evaluation of design for active disassembly
(ELSEVIER LTD, 2018)
Physical and mechanical properties of particleboard bamboo waste bonded with urea formaldehyde and castor oil based adhesive
(Univ Fed Rio De Janeiro, Lab Hidrogenio, 2014-01-01)
This study evaluated the physical and mechanical characteristics of particleboards made of bamboo waste from the species Dendrocalamus giganteus bonded with two different types of adhesives: urea-formaldehyde (UF) and a ...
Chemical waste risk reduction and environmental impact generated by laboratory activities in research and teaching institutions
(Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, 2010)
The environmental impact caused by teaching and research with regard to chemical waste is of increasing concern, and attempts to solve the issue are being made. Education and research-related institutions, in most laboratory ...