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  • Respirometric study of optical brighteners in textile wastewater 

    Salas Olivares, Héctor Manuel; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-03)
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    Optical brighteners (OBs) are colorless fluorescent dyes, widely used in industry to improve whiteness in materials. Nearly 80% of all OBs in the market are derivatives of stilbene. They absorb the near-ultraviolet light ...
  • Towards sustainable business models for electric vehicle battery second use: a critical review 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Christodoulou, Ioannis; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Amante García, Beatriz (2019-09)
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    A global mass market adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is still hindered by the high costs of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). Repurposing degraded EV batteries in second use applications holds the potential to reduce ...
  • Microplastics' emissions: microfibers’ detachment from textile garments 

    Belzagui Elder, Francisco; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Álvarez Sánchez, Antonio; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (2019-05-01)
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    Microplastics (synthetic polymers <5¿mm) have been recently recognized as a big environmental concern, as their ubiquity is an undeniable fact. Their wide variety regarding shapes, sizes, and materials turn them into an ...
  • Special issue on the I International Congress on Water and Sustainability 26–27 June 2017, Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain : editorial 

    Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Olmedo Torre, Noelia (Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-01)
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  • Reducing the environmental impact of textile industry by reusing residual salts and water: ECUVal system 

    Buscio Olivera, Valentina; López Grimau, Víctor; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2019-04-25)
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    The textile industry is one of the largest consumers of water in the world and its wastewater constitutes a serious problem when it is discharged without the proper treatment. Different techniques are being applied for ...
  • Workshop on educational innovation in architecture : JIDA'17 fifth edition 

    Bardí Milà, Berta; García Escudero, Daniel; Amante García, Beatriz; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario (OmniaScience, 2018-01-01)
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  • Kinetic models for the electrochemical decolouration of two reactive azo dyes 

    López Grimau, Víctor; Pepió Viñals, Montserrat; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Buscio Olivera, Valentina (Desalination publications, 2018-12-01)
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    In this work, the indirect oxidation of two azo dyes (Colour Index Reactive Orange 4 and 13) was performed in an electrochemical batch cell in the presence of chloride as an electrolyte. The effect of different operational ...
  • Second life batteries lifespan: Rest of useful life and environmental analysis 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Canal, Camille (2019-02-15)
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    Road transportation is heading towards electri fi cation using Li-ion batteries to power electric vehicles o ff ering eight or ten years' warrant. After that, batteries are considered inappropriate for traction services ...
  • Sustainable design of a thermosolar electricity generation power plant in Burkina Faso 

    Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (2018-11-15)
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    Research towards renewable energy sources is of great relevance in the pursue of environmental impact reduction and to decrease the dependency on fossil fuels. In high solar irradiation locations, the use of Concentrating ...
  • Comparison of the state of lithium-sulphur and lithium-ion batteries applied to electromobility 

    Benveniste Pérez, Gabriela; Rallo, Héctor; Canals Casals, Lluc; Merino, Antonio; Amante García, Beatriz (2018-11-15)
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    The market share in electric vehicles (EV) is increasing. This trend is likely to continue due to the increased interest in reducing CO2 emissions. The electric vehicle market evolution depends principally on the evolution ...
  • Reducing environmental impact of textile waste water by natural coagulants and reuse of effluents 

    Salas Olivares, Héctor Manuel; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-02)
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    Water scarcity is a global problem, therefore the reuse and recycling of water is promoted in all sectors and it is a real alternative for the conservation of water resources. The industrial sector is a key point in the ...
  • Influence of a mixture of metals on PAHs biodegradation processes in soils 

    Baltrons, Oriol; López Mesas, Montserrat; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Le Derf, Franck; Portet-Koltalo, Florence; Palet, Cristina (Elsevier, 2018)
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    In order to assess the effect of mixed pollutants, the influence of different concentration levels of a mixture of metals (Cr, Co, Pb, Mn, Ni, Cu, Zn) on the biodegradation of some PAHs (phenanthrene, fluoranthene, pyrene, ...