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An environmental evaluation of food supply chain using life cycle assessment: A case study on gluten free biscuit products
This paper assesses the environmental profile of the biscuit supply chain for producing high quality gluten-free biscuits. Three different types of biscuits were considered. The assessment followed a cradle-to-grave approach ...
Análisis de ciclo de vida y huella de carbono. Casos prácticos
(Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2020)
Towards improving the sustainability of bioplastics: Process modelling and life cycle assessment of two separation routes for 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid
Within the framework of an economy excessively dependent on fossil resources, the concept of sustainable development, aimed at obtaining environmentally friendly consumer goods, has given rise to the development of ...
Fed-batch Decolorization of Poly R-478 by Trametes versicolor
(Instituto de Tecnologia do Paraná (Tecpar), 2004)
Physiological aspects were evaluated to determine optimal conditions for the decolorization of a synthetic dye, Poly R-478, by white-rot fungus Trametes versicolor # 52J. The decolorization experiments were carried out in ...
Screening of white rot fungal species for their capacity to degrade lindane and other isomers of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)
(Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2008)
White-rot fungi have demonstrated a high capacity to degrade organic pollutants, including the insecticide lindane (y-HCH). The purpose of this study was to evalúate the degradative capacities of several white rot fungi ...
Pursuing the route to eco-efficiency in dairy production: The case of Galician area
The search for more efficient and sustainable processes has become the cornerstone of any production system. It is within this framework that it is highly relevant to propose improvement actions based on a detailed ...
Revisión sobre las características metodológicas y la eficacia de intervenciones orientadas a reducir el consumo de agua
(Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogotá, 2019)
Las intervenciones para promover conductas conservadoras del agua han seguido 3 tipos de estrategias: feedback, normas sociales y campañas de sensibilización. Esta revisión pretende evaluar las características metodológicas ...
Carbon footprint and nutritional quality of different human dietary choices
Apart from industrial activities, our eating habits also have a significant environmental cost associated with crop cultivation, manufacturing processes, packaging, refrigeration, transport cooking and waste management. ...
Assessing the sustainability dimension at local scale: Case study of Spanish cities
Nowadays, cities host most of the world population. As a result of human activities within their boundaries, most greenhouse gases emissions, natural resources consumption and waste generation are concentrated in urban ...
Towards an environmentally sustainable and healthy Atlantic dietary pattern: Life cycle carbon footprint and nutritional quality
Production and consumption of food has a significant effect on climate change. The effect of different consumption habits on the environment should not be under estimated, as there are different studies that mention the ...