Circular Economy

 

Circular Economy

Inhibiting Residual Solvent Induced Side Reactions in Vinylidene Fluoride?Based Polymer Electrolytes Enables Ultra?Stable Solid?State Lithium Metal Batteries
25/05/2024 - The side reactions by the residual solvents of VDF?based SPE with the lithium (Li) metal induce poor stability, which has been long neglected. In this study, a strategy is developed to suppress the...
In Situ Ions Induced Formation of KxF?Rich SEI Layers toward Ultrastable Life of Potassium?Ion Batteries
25/05/2024 - AlCl3 is employed as a novel additive to induce the F?containing solid electrolyte interphase (SEI) layers in potassium?ion batteries (KIBs). Due to the large charge?to?radius ratio of Al3+, the...
Bio?Based Disposable Containers for Food Services
13/02/2024 - Currently, petrochemical plastics dominate the food service industry due to their good mechanical properties and barrier against heat, water vapor, carbon dioxide, and oxygen. This widespread use is...
Structure–Activity Relationship and Stimuli?Responsiveness Behavior of Metallosupramolecular Polymers
26/03/2024 - The widespread discourse on the circular economy has fueled a growing demand for polymeric materials characterized by mechanical robustness, sustainability, renewability, and the ability to mend...
Effect of Keratin Waste on Poly(??Caprolactone) Films: Structural Characterization, Thermal Properties, and Keratinocytes Viability and Proliferation Studies
02/05/2024 - Keratin extracted (KE) from chicken feathers was used for the production of composite films comprising poly(??caprolactone) (PCL) and keratin (PCL/KE films). The process involved the extraction of...
Revolutionizing Sustainable Fashion: Jute–Mycelium Vegan Leather Reinforced with Polyhydroxyalkanoate Biopolymer Crosslinking from Novel Bacteria
03/05/2024 - Vegan leather derived from mushroom mycelium is a revolutionary technology that addresses the issues raised by bovine and synthetic leather. Jute–mycelium?based vegan leather was constructed using...
Basic leucine zipper transcription activators – tools to improve production and quality of human erythropoietin in Nicotiana benthamiana
26/05/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryPlants represent a cost?effective platform for producing high demand biopharmaceuticals, such as human erythropoietin (hEPO). Despite the inherent challenges...
Enhancing Electrochemical Efficiency of Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells for Carbon Dioxide Reduction Through Nickel?Doped Titanate?Based Cathode with Doped Ceria Electrolyte
23/05/2024 - The electro?catalytic properties of Ni?LSCT (La0.20Sr0.25Ca0.45Ni0.05Ti0.95O3–?) cathode of SOEC for CO2 electrolysis with GDC (Gd0.1Ce0.9O1.95) electrolyte is reported. The exsolution of Ni...
Analyzing The Chemical Constituents and In Vitro Biological Effects of Extracts Artemisia absinthium L. Extracts Obtained Using Different Methodologies and Solvents.
23/05/2024 - The present study aimed to investigate the chemical constituents of different extracts from aerial parts of A. absinthium and to evaluate their antioxidant and enzyme inhibition activity. Extracts...
Using public perceptions to inform urban protected area buffer zone planning
- The buffer zones between urban protected areas (UPAs) and their cities play a significant role in managing and protecting UPAs. However, they are also the frontier of conflicts due to complex...
Unlocking Sustainability: Transforming Tight-Oil Produced Water into a Lifeline for West Texas
- This study examines the potential for treating and reusing tight-oil produced water (TPW) in West Texas to alleviate water shortages, preserve groundwater resources and mitigate seismicity. TPW, a...
A significance of smart city pilot policies in China for enhancing carbon emission efficiency in construction
25/05/2024 - The Chinese government seeks to promote economic growth and sustainable development while achieving carbon neutrality by establishing phased smart city pilots. Therefore, it is important to study...
Techno-economic and environmental analysis for the application of renewable energy sources in seaports
25/05/2024 - Ports have an indisputable effect on the decarbonization of urban areas, helping to minimize air and environmental pollution and achieve sustainable development. In this instance, it is crucial to...
A comprehensive review on anaerobic digestion with focus on potential feedstocks, limitations associated and recent advances for biogas production
25/05/2024 - With the escalating energy demand to accommodate the growing population and its needs along with the responsibility to mitigate climate change and its consequences, anaerobic digestion (AD) has...
Local residents’ perception on factors affecting the willingness to pay for improved urban canal water: a case study in Can Tho city of Vietnam
26/05/2024 - Urbanization and economic development cause water pollution in the inner-city canals and rivers globally. Bung Xang canal in Can Tho city of Vietnam is facing problems with water pollution due to...
Predicting medical waste generation and associated factors using machine learning in the Kingdom of Bahrain
27/05/2024 - Effective planning and managing medical waste necessitate a crucial focus on both the public and private healthcare sectors. This study uses machine learning techniques to estimate medical waste...
A real-time simulation model of water quality with the impact of internal pollution for water source reservoir
27/05/2024 - The water source reservoirs are the important urban water source in northern China. Although external pollution has been greatly improved, the internal pollutants in reservoirs continue to...
Environmental and economic analysis of the transformation of paper mill sludge treatment technologies in China
27/05/2024 - Paper mill sludge (PMS) is featured with a high content of cellulose and hemicellulose, and using its characteristics to make paperboard can achieve a high-value utilization of PMS, which has...
Bambusa balcooa bamboo-reinforced concrete beams: experimental and FEM investigation for energy-efficient pavement construction
25/05/2024 - This study explores the viability of using Bambusa bambos, sourced from Madhya Pradesh, India, as a reinforcement material in continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP) construction, aiming...
Mechanism of efficient adsorption for arsenic in aqueous solution by zeolitic imidazolate framework?8
25/05/2024 - Arsenic (As) is one extremely hazardous and carcinogenic metalloid element. Due to mining, metal smelting, and other human activities, the pollution of water (especially groundwater) and soil...
Defining application areas of corn husk fibre by studying its characteristics
25/05/2024 - Natural fibres have attracted more attention compared with synthetic fibre because they exhibit several benefits over synthetic fibre, such as being cost-effective, readily available, and...