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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)
Health assessment of electronic waste workers in chile: Participant characterization
(MDPI AG, 2019)
Little research has been done to evaluate the occupational health of electronic waste (e-waste) recycling workers in Latin America. The objective of this study was to complete comprehensive health evaluations on e-waste ...
Reciclagem de resíduos sólidos da construção civil no campus da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
(Universidade Federal de Santa MariaBrasilUFSMCentro de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 2015-12-17)
The construction industry is one of the most important economic activities in Brazil. However, this activity generates waste and causes environmental impact due to excessive consumption of raw materials, making it a difficult ...
Implantação de um programa piloto de coleta seletiva no Centro de Ciências da Saúde da UFES
(Universidade Federal do Espírito SantoBRPoluição do Ar, Recursos Hídricos, Saneamento AmbientalPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia AmbientalUFES, 2009-08-28)
O estudo apresenta as etapas de implantação e operação de uma coleta seletiva de resíduos sólidos não perigosos em um centro de ensino superior localizado em um campus universitário da área de saúde, para medir a quantidade ...