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1. Green synthesis of walnut shell hydrochar, its antimicrobial activity and mechanism on some pathogens as a natural sanitizer.

Hydrochar of waste walnut shells (WSH) was synthesized in the eco-friendly subcritical water medium (SWM) and its potential to fight against Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae), Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), Candida albicans (C. albicans) and Candida parapsilosis (C. parapsilosis) was...

Author(s) : Yabalak, E.; Erdogan Eliuz, E. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.366

2. Hydraulic properties affected by litter and stem cover under overland flow.

Vegetation stems and litter cover have different effects on sediment transport capacity under the same experimental conditions, which in essence, may be due to differences in their hydraulic properties, but the availability of comparative studies is limited. This study aimed to compare the...

Author(s) : Ding Lin; Fu SuHua; Zhao Hui

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Hydrological Processes 2021 Vol.35 No.3

3. Optimization of a method to extract polysaccharides from white grape pomace by-products.

The aim of this paper is to optimize a method to recover polysaccharides from white grape pomace (non-fermented), the main waste by-product of the food industry. Different conditions are tested and the polysaccharides extracted are analyzed by high performance size exclusion chromatography with...

Author(s) : Canalejo, D.; Guadalupe, Z.; Martínez-Lapuente, L.; Ayestarán, B.; Pérez-Magariño, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.365 ref.41

4. Circular economy strategies: use of corn waste to develop biomaterials.

The circular economy is a process through which elements that have already been used are reincorporated and given a second use so that they can reduce the consumption of virgin raw materials. This article shows how, from the reuse of an agro-industrial waste such as corn husks, a biomaterial can be ...

Author(s) : Castaño Castrillón, H. D.; Gutiérrez Aguilar, C. M.; Angel Álvarez, B. E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.64

5. Gastrointestinal metabolism of monomeric and polymeric polyphenols from mango (Mangifera indica L.) bagasse under simulated conditions.

Mango bagasse (MB) is an agro-industrial by-product rich in bioactive polyphenols with potential application as a functional ingredient. This study aimed to delineate the metabolic fate of monomeric/polymeric MB polyphenols subjected to simulated gastrointestinal digestion. The main identified...

Author(s) : Herrera-Cazares, L. A.; Ramírez-Jiménez, A. K.; Luzardo-Ocampo, I.; Antunes-Ricardo, M.; Loarca-Piña, G.; Wall-Medrano, A.; Gaytán-Martínez, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.365

6. Thermal, physical and mechanical performance of orange peel boards: a new recycled material for building application.

More than 124 million tons of oranges are consumed in the world annually. Transformation of orange fruit generates a huge quantity of waste, largely composed of peels. Some attempts to reuse by-products derived from citrus waste have been proposed for energy production, nutrient source or...

Author(s) : Vitale, M.; Barbero-Barrera, M. del M.; Cascone, S. M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.60

7. Novel trends in extraction and optimization methods of bioactives recovery from pomegranate fruit biowastes: valorization purposes for industrial applications.

Pomegranate biowastes present potential economic value worldwide owing to their several health benefits mediated by a complex mixture of unique bioactives. The exploitation of these bioactives has motivated the exploration of eco-friendly, efficient, and cost-effective extraction techniques to...

Author(s) : El-Shamy, S.; Farag, M. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.365

8. Multi-objective optimization to support the design of a sustainable supply chain for the generation of biofuels from forest waste.

The production and supply chain management of biofuels from organic waste as raw material has been identified as a promising strategy in the field of renewable energies and circular economy initiatives. This industry involves complex tasks such as strategic land use, feedstock purchasing,...

Author(s) : Gutierrez-Franco, E.; Polo, A.; Clavijo-Buritica, N.; Rabelo, L.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.56

9. Process water recirculation during hydrothermal carbonization of waste biomass: current knowledge and challenges.

Hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) is considered as an efficient and constantly expanding eco-friendly methodology for thermochemical processing of high moisture waste biomass into solid biofuels and valuable carbonaceous materials. However, during HTC, a considerable amount of organics, initially...

Author(s) : Picone, A.; Volpe, M.; Messineo, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.100

10. Cultivation method effect on Schizochytrium sp. biomass growth and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) production with the use of waste glycerol as a source of organic carbon.

Inexpensive carbon sources offering an alternative to glucose are searched for to reduce costs of docosahexaenoic acid production by microalgae. The use of waste glycerol seems substantiated and prospective in this case. The objective of this study was to determine the production yield of...

Author(s) : Kujawska, N.; Talbierz, S.; Dębowski, M.; Kazimierowicz, J.; Zieliński, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.73

11. Applying artificial intelligence to predict the composition of syngas using rice husks: a comparison of artificial neural networks and gradient boosting regression.

The purpose of this study is to utilize two artificial intelligence (AI) models to predict the syngas composition of a fixed bed updraft gasifier for the gasification of rice husks. Air and steam-air mixtures are the gasifying agents. In the present work, the feeding rate of rice husks is kept...

Author(s) : Wen HungTa; Lu JauHuai; Phuc MaiXuan

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.32

12. Torrefaction of agricultural and wood waste: comparative analysis of selected fuel characteristics.

Abundant biomass is a potential energy source. However, it possesses several challenges when considered for energy applications. Torrefaction, a thermal pretreatment process can improve the properties of biomass as energy source. This study focused on comparing effect of torrefaction operating...

Author(s) : Cahyanti, M. N.; Doddapaneni, T. R. K. C.; Madissoo, M.; Pärn, L.; Virro, I.; Kikas, T.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.71

13. A system for optimizing the process of straw bale retrieval.

During a baling operation, the operator of the baler should decide when and where to drop the bales in the field to facilitate later retrieval of the bales for transport out of the field. Manually determining the time and place to drop a bale creates extra workload on the operator and may not...

Author(s) : Vahdanjoo, M.; Nørremark, M.; Sørensen, C. G.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.33

14. Identifying synergistic effects between biomass components during pyrolysis and pointers concerning experiment design.

A review of existing data has shown that "char yield deficits" develop during the pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass, relative to char yields expected from pyrolyzing chemically isolated lignins and the proportion of lignin in the particular biomass. This paper describes two sets of pyrolysis...

Author(s) : Barr, M. R.; Volpe, R.; Kandiyoti, R.

Publisher : American Chemical Society, Washington, USA

Journal article : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2021 Vol.9 No.16 pp.5603-5612

15. Near infrared technique as a tool for the rapid assessment of waste wood quality for energy applications.

Considering the focus of the current European policy in promoting the reuse of waste products and increasing the share of renewable energies, waste wood is becoming an appealing resource rather than a product to dispose of. End-life waste wood products could be used for the production of panel...

Author(s) : Mancini, M.; Rinnan, Å.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.113-123 ref.37

16. Process optimization for deep eutectic solvent pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis of sugar cane bagasse for cellulosic ethanol fermentation.

This study investigated cellulosic ethanol production from sugar cane bagasse (SCB) pretreated by triethylbenzyl ammonium chloride/lactic acid (TEBAC/LA) deep eutectic solvent (DES). The results showed that the pretreatment of SCB with TEBAC/LA DES at 120°C for 4 h with 1:15 (solid to liquid ratio) ...

Author(s) : Liu Yao; Zheng XiaoJie; Tao ShunHui; Hu Lei; Zhang XiaoDong; Lin XiaoQing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.259-267

17. Solar and biomass hybridization through hydrothermal carbonization.

Hydrothermal carbonization process can transform wet bio-wastes into value-added products. This work aims to hybridize a concentrating solar technology and a biomass reactor for the continuous and sustainable valorization of biomass. The novel technology proposed integrates a linear beam-down solar ...

Author(s) : Briongos, J. V.; Taramona, S.; Gómez-Hernández, J.; Mulone, V.; Santana, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.268-279

18. 1-(Carboxymethyl)pyridinium chloride as an acidic ionic liquid for rice straw effective pretreatment.

Herein, a suitable pretreatment based on an acidic ionic liquid was employed for superior enzymatic hydrolysis of rice straw, which is regarded as an inexpensive, easily accessible, and renewable agricultural waste. Using 1-(carboxymethyl)pyridinium chloride as an acidic ionic liquid, containing,...

Author(s) : Abdolmaleki, A.; Nabavizadeh, S. S.; Badbedast, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.544-553

19. Modification of lignin by various additives to mitigate lignin inhibition for improved enzymatic digestibility of dilute acid pretreated hardwood.

During acidic pretreatment of renewable lignocellulosic biomass, lignin depolymerization/repolymerization reactions often occur, which intensifies lignin inhibition on cellulose hydrolysis generally through lignin-derived inhibitors formation, unproductive binding and physical blockage effect. In...

Author(s) : Chu QiuLu; Tong WenYao; Wu ShuFang; Jin YongCan; Hu JinGuang; Song Kai

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.992-1000

20. Pyrolysis behaviour, kinetics and thermodynamic data of hydrothermal carbonization - treated pulp and paper mill sludge.

Organic-rich pulp and paper mill sludge (PPMS) has the potential to become a renewable carbon source for producing alternatives to fossil-based product. In this work, PPMS treated by hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) was investigated based on its pyrolysis properties. The pyrolytic mechanism,...

Author(s) : Wang ShuLe; Wen YuMing; Hammarström, H.; Jönsson, P. G.; Yang WeiHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.1282-1292 ref.66

21. Insights of enhancing methane production under high-solid anaerobic digestion of wheat straw by calcium peroxide pretreatment and zero valent iron addition.

Recent investigations verified CaO2 accelerated hydrolysis of lignocellulose, but its residue caused a harmful oxidizing environment. This study therefore proposed the combined CaO2 pretreatment and zero-valent iron (ZVI) addition to enhance high-solid anaerobic digestion of wheat straw, trying to...

Author(s) : Tian WenJing; Li JianHao; Zhu LiRong; Li Wen; He LinYan; Gu Li; Deng Rui; Shi DeZhi; Chai HongXiang; Gao Meng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.1321-1332

22. In situ catalytic fast pyrolysis over CeO2 catalyst: impact of biomass source, pyrolysis temperature and metal ion.

Catalytic conversion of pyrolysis vapor from biomass was performed over CeO2 catalysts to produce ketones. Thermogravimetric-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (TG-GC/MS) and TG-MS were applied to understand the distribution of pyrolysis vapors from various biomass including rape straw, poplar,...

Author(s) : Shao ShanShan; Liu ChengYue; Xiang XianLiang; Li XiaoHua; Zhang HuiYan; Xiao Rui; Cai Yixi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.1372-1381

23. The effects of hydrothermal carbonization operating parameters on high-value hydrochar derived from beet pulp.

Beet pulp is an extremely very wet organic waste derived from sugar production. It can be utilized for energy purposes, e.g. biogas production or as very valuable fodder for animals, mainly horses. The high moisture content (80%) in beet pulp makes it an adequate feedstock for the hydrothermal...

Author(s) : Wilk, M.; Sliz, M.; Gajek, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.216-228 ref.51

24. Citrus limon L. peel powder incorporated polyvinyl alcohol/corn starch antioxidant active films.

Active food packaging films has gain more significance over conventional packaging. In this study, novel active composite films were prepared by incorporating lemon peel to a polyvinyl alcohol-starch matrix. The morphological, thermal and antioxidant activity evaluation of polyvinyl...

Author(s) : Terzioğlu, P.; Sicak, Y.

Publisher : Igdir University, Igdir, Turkey

Journal article : Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology 2021 Vol.11 No.2 pp.1311-1320 ref.45

25. Does the prevailing Indian agricultural ecosystem cause carbon dioxide emission? A consent towards risk reduction.

Recently, due to the increasing concentration of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere, the global environment has changed dramatically. As a result, climate change, global warming, and environmental degradation-like issues have been raised. Presumably, human beings, as well as the...

Author(s) : Basit Ali; Arif Ullah; Dilawar Khan

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2021 Vol.28 No.4 pp.4691-4703 ref.37