Circular Economy

 

Circular Economy

Does foreign direct investment influence carbon emission-related environmental problems? Contextual evidence from developing countries across Sub-Saharan Africa
19/02/2024 - Sub-Saharan African nations face multifaceted environmental problems, especially those associated with carbon discharges. Hence, this study calculates a composite carbon index in the context of...
Reinventing Sustainable Neighborhood Planning: A Case Study of Le Rheu, France
17/02/2024 - This study focuses on sustainable development in urban planning and develops a 21st century sustainable neighborhood. For empirical neighborhood design, urban design was conducted on a specific 5.2...
Integration of Building Information Modeling (BIM) with Transportation and Facilities: Recent Applications and Future Perspectives
18/02/2024 - At present, increased modes of transport have facilitated daily life. Building information modeling (BIM) integration has become a key strategy to foster efficiency, collaboration, and sustainability...
Fabrication and Characterization of Al2O3-Siloxane Composite Thermal Pads for Thermal Interface Materials
16/02/2024 - In this study, Al2O3–siloxane composite thermal pads were fabricated using a tape–casting technique, and the thermal conductivity effect of the Al2O3 nanoparticle powder...
Cellulose Acetate–Ionic Liquid Blends as Potential Polymers for Efficient CO2 Separation Membranes
18/02/2024 - CO2 capture, applied in CO2 separation from natural gas or in CO2/N2 separation from power plant flue gas streams, is of great importance for technical, economic, and environmental reasons. The...
Evaluation and Analysis of the County-Level Sustainable Development Process in Guangxi, China in 2014–2020
16/02/2024 - Sustainable development has become a scientific and decision-making consensus in countries and regions around the world. The current research on sustainable development mainly focuses on urban areas...
A Method to Facilitate the Regeneration of Human Resources: A Sustainability Perspective
17/02/2024 - Within the sustainable development framework, organizations are tasked with creating strategies that ensure the enduring provision of value through human capital for the future. Our study emphasizes...
Determining the green technology innovation accelator and natural resources towards decarbonization for the EU countries: evidence from MMQR
15/02/2024 - Gearing up for green technology innovation (GTI) and natural resources has become even more important in the transition to a zero-emission life, a green economy, and sustainable development goals....
Smart Cities as Hubs: A Use Case in Public School Buildings
14/02/2024 - Contextual data are receiving increasing attention in Smart Cities as they enable the development and delivery of smart services for their citizens. The homogenization of contextual data flows has...
Grape Pomace—Advances in Its Bioactivity, Health Benefits, and Food Applications
14/02/2024 - From a circular economy perspective, the appropriate management and valorization of winery wastes and by-products are crucial for sustainable development. Nowadays, grape pomace (GP) has attracted...
Chemical Activation of Banana Peel Waste-Derived Biochar Using KOH and Urea for CO2 Capture
14/02/2024 - This article describes the synthesis and characterization of porous carbon derived from waste banana peels by chemical activation with KOH or by activation KOH and urea modification. The...
Innovative Carbon Ball Frameworks: Elevating Energy Storage Performance and Enhancing CO2 Capture Efficiency
14/02/2024 - A novel porous carbon, derived from polybenzoxazine and subjected to hydrogen peroxide treatment, has been meticulously crafted to serve dual functions as a supercapacitor and a CO2 capture material....
Supercritical Direct-Methane-to-Methanol Coupled with Gas-to-Wire for Low-Emission Offshore Processing of CO2-Rich Natural Gas: Techno-Economic and Thermodynamic Analyses
13/02/2024 - A greater H/C ratio and energy demand are factors that boost natural gas conversion into electricity. The Brazilian offshore pre-salt basin has large reserves of CO2-rich associated gas. Selling this...
Circular Economy Similarities in a Group of Eastern European Countries: Orienting towards Sustainable Development
14/02/2024 - The transition to a circular economy determines benefits at the level of each country by ensuring the premises for a sustainable economy in the future. The purpose of this study is to analyze...
Life Cycle Assessment in Higher Education: Design and Implementation of a Teaching Sequence Activity
15/02/2024 - The latest studies show that to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals on education, there must be a focus on adequately training higher education students. In this work, we present a study about...
Activated carbon fibers from recycled acrylic and cotton for carbon dioxide capture
13/02/2024 - Adsorption capacities can be achieved up to 3.79, 3.47, and 3.28?mmol CO2/g by the PAN, CO, and PAN/CO derived ACFsSustainable ACFs applying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions can be produced from...
A Comprehensive Parametric Study on CO2 Removal from Natural Gas by Hollow Fiber Membrane Contactor: A Computational Fluid Dynamics Approach
08/02/2024 - A hollow fiber membrane contactor was modeled to find the ideal conditions for removing CO2 from natural gas. The effects of liquid flow rate, gas flow rate, and absorbent concentration were studied...
Effect of Biochar and Sewage Sludge Ash as Partial Replacement for Cement in Cementitious Composites: Mechanical, and Durability Properties
10/02/2024 - With the significant pace of industrialization, the emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) through cement manufacture, as well as from developed environments, will undoubtedly rise yearly. Biochar as a...
Water Quality and Dissolved Organic Carbon Content in Agricultural Streams: Northern Nile Delta Region, Egypt
- Sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2 (zero hunger), 6 (clean water and sanitation), and 15 (life on land) are related to the human-water-soil nexus. Soil organic carbon and nutrients can be removed...