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  • 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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    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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    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)
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    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 (2018-03-30)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Photoassisted electrochemical treatment of azo and phtalocyanine reactive dyes in the presence of surfactants 

    Sala, Mireia; López Grimau, Víctor; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2016-03-18)
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    Accés obert
    An electrochemical treatment (EC) was applied at different intensities to degrade the chromophoric groups of dyes C.I. Reactive Black 5 (RB5) and C.I. Reactive Blue 7 (Rb7) until uncolored species were obtained. Decolorization ...

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