Enviaments recents

  • 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)
    Article
    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    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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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    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, ...
  • Combining electrochemistry and UV for the simultaneous wastewater decolorization and reduction of salinity 

    Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Buscio Olivera, Valentina (2018-04-24)
    Article
    Accés obert
    Textile dyeing processes with reactive dyes consume high amount of water and generate wastewater containing residual dyes and salts. In this work, wastewater generated by a textile industry was treated by means of ...
  • Effect of chemical treatments and additives on properties of chicken feathers thermoplastic biocomposites 

    Casadesús Fusté, Marta; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Molins Durán, Gemma; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2018-11-01)
    Article
    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    The valorization of chicken feathers (CFs) waste was researched in this work through the preparation of composites using ground chicken feathers as a filler (20 % v/v) and polypropylene (PP) or low-density polyethylene ...
  • Ecotoxicological risks of the abandoned F-Ba-Pb-Zn mining area of Osor (Spain) 

    Bori Dols, Jaume; Valles Malet, Bettina; Navarro Flores, Andrés Francisco; Riva Juan, Mª del Carmen (2017-06-01)
    Article
    Accés obert
    Due to its potential toxic properties, metal mobilization is of major concern in areas surrounding Pb-Zn mines. In the present study, metal contents and toxicity of soils, water extracts from soils, and mine drainage waters ...
  • Paper-based chromatic toxicity bioassay by analysis of bacterial ferricyanide reduction 

    Pujol Vila, F; Vigués Frantzen, Núria; Guerrero Navarro, A; Jimenez, S; Gomez, D; Fernandez, M; Bori Dols, Jaume; Valles Malet, Bettina; Riva Juan, Mª del Carmen; Muñoz Berbel, F. Xavier; Mas Gordi, Jordi (2016-03-03)
    Article
    Accés obert
    Water quality assessment requires a continuous and strict analysis of samples to guarantee compliance with established standards. Nowadays, the increasing number of pollutants and their synergistic effects lead to the ...
  • Crosstalk characterization of fabrics elaborated with conductive yarns 

    Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio; Cano Casas, Francesc; Parés Sabatés, Ferran (2016)
    Text en actes de congrés
    Accés obert
    The electrical characterization of crosstalk of fabrics elaborated with conductive yarns is investigated. The impact of the source, victim and ground traces location is reported. The experimental results show that the ...
  • Effect of different dispersing agents in the non-isothermal kinetics and thermomechanical behavior of PET/TiO2 composites 

    Cayuela Marín, Diana; Cot Valle, María Ana; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Manich Bou, Albert M. (2016-04-02)
    Article
    Accés obert
    This work is based on the analysis of the influence of dispersing agents on the non-isothermal kinetics, thermomechanical behavior and dispersing action of PET/TiO2 nanocomposites. The influence of two montanic waxes and ...
  • Reuse of textile dyeing effluents treated with coupled nanofiltration and electrochemical processes 

    Buscio Olivera, Valentina; García Jiménez, María; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; López Grimau, Víctor; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2016-06-20)
    Article
    Accés obert
    The reactive dye Cibacron Yellow S-3R was selected to evaluate the feasibility of combining nanofiltration membranes with electrochemical processes to treat textile wastewater. Synthetic dyeing effluents were treated by ...
  • Bioassays with terrestrial and aquatic species as monitoring tools of hydrocarbon degradation 

    Bori Dols, Jaume; Valles Malet, Bettina; Ortega, Lina; Riva Juan, Mª del Carmen (2016-06-16)
    Article
    Accés obert
    In this study chemical analyses and ecotoxicity tests were applied for the assessment of a heavily hydrocarbon-contaminated soil prior and after the application of a remediation procedure that consisted in the stimulation ...
  • Geochemistry and environmental threats of soils surrounding an abandoned mercury mine 

    Bori Dols, Jaume; Valles Malet, Bettina; Navarro Flores, Andrés Francisco; Riva Juan, Mª del Carmen (2016-03-21)
    Article
    Accés obert
    The closure of mercury mining areas is generally associated with a release of Hg and other metals into the environment due to the abandonment of mining wastes. Because of their potential toxic properties, the mobilization ...
  • Materiales compuestos termoplásticos cargados con residuos biogénicos de base proteínica: influencia del tamaño de partícula 

    Rahhali, Ahmed; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2016-03-01)
    Article
    Accés obert
    Chicken feathers are cheap, available and a ubiquitous renewable waste material resulting from the massive production of chicken meat from the aviary industry which is estimated in 925.000 ton/year in EU. Consequently, its ...

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