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Comparative analysis of waste-to-energy alternatives for a low-capacity power plant in Brazil
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2018-03-01)
The Brazilian National Solid Waste Policy has been implemented with some difficulty, especially in convincing the different actors of society about the importance of conscious awareness among every citizen and businesses ...
Influencia de la separación de residuos sólidos urbanos para reciclaje en el proceso de incineración con generación de energía
This work analyses the recuperation of the energy of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) through the incineration process. It considers the up to date tendency of segregation (separation) of plastic, paper and cardboard, glass and ...
Waste management barriers in developing country hospitals: Case study and AHP analysis
Healthcare waste management is an essential field for both researchers and practitioners. Although there have been few studies using statistical methods for its evaluation, it has been the subject of several studies in ...
Environmental analysis of organic waste treatment focusing on composting scenarios
The correct disposal of the waste generated by human activities is one of the prevalent challenges that the world faces towards a sustainable development. The lack of suitable sites and the high cost of waste treatment ...
The use of reverse logistics for waste management in a Brazilian grocery retailer
Retail growth is a result of the diversification of departments with the intention to look to consumer's needs and level of demand. Pressed by consumers and by the law, the adoption of environmental preservation practices ...
Adequacy Index Of Municipal Solid Waste Management As A Planning Tool: Use In The State Of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(Assoc Brasileira Engenharia Sanitaria AmbientalRio de Janeiro, 2016)
Adequacy Index Of Municipal Solid Waste Management As A Planning Tool: Use In The State Of São Paulo, BrazilÍndice De Adequação Do Gerenciamento De Resíduos Sólidos Urbanos Como Ferramenta Para O Planejamento: Aplicação No Estado De São Paulo
(ABES - Associacao Brasileira de Engenharia Sanitaria e Ambiental, 2016)
Prospects for the use of municipal tree pruning wastes in particleboard production
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the physical and mechanical properties of particleboard made with pruning wastes from Ipê (Tabebuia serratifolia) and Chapéu-de-Sol (Terminalia catappa) trees. Particleboards were ...
Bioremediation of cooking oil waste using lipases from wastes
Cooking oil waste leads to well-known environmental impacts and its bioremediation by lipase-based enzymatic activity can minimize the high cytotoxic potential. In addition, they are among the biocatalysts most commercialized ...
Scenario evaluation for the management of household solid waste in small Brazilian municipalities
As achieving Brazil’s National Policy on Solid Waste-based goals effectively is not simple, there are alternatives such as intermunicipal cooperation by consortium or privatization. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate ...