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Composting of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste as an alternative to the uncontrolled disposal: The case of Kalamata Municipality (Greece)


Demetris-Francis Lekkas et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Kalamata’s decentralized waste management and composting scheme is a successful demonstration of the capacity of a municipality to manage its Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW) by adopting methodologies that can be supported by small scale mobile equipment. According to the revised legislation, Join...

composting municipal solid waste +3 more

Assessment Model of Sudden Oil Spill Pollution in South China Sea Navigation Area Based on the Theory of Community of Marine Destiny


Yanan Qu et al. View all


In order to solve the problems of poor accuracy and long time-consuming of traditional methods in the assessment of sudden oil spill pollution from ships, this paper takes the navigation area in the South China Sea as the research object and proposes to build the assessment model of ship oil spill...

Marine community of common destiny theory oil spill pollution assessment +2 more

A Method for Optimizing the Allocation of Sea Resources Based on Ecological Environment Protection


Jie Huo et al. View all


With the increasing demand for marine resources, the marine ecological environment system is gradually destroyed. The traditional allocation of marine resources has been unable to meet the global resource search, resulting in poor distribution uniformity of marine resources and high packet loss rate...

Ecological and environmental protection maritime resources +3 more

Characteristics Analysis of Precipitation Observations and Climate Change Along the High-speed Railway in Jiangsu


Xiong Xiong et al. View all


High-speed railway (HSR) is severely affected by precipitation disasters. There are many studies on precipitation and precipitation disasters, most of which are precipitation and analysis of disasters caused by precipitation, and few explain climate changes caused by precipitation. This paper uses...

high-speed railway precipitation analysis +3 more

Does Manufacturing Industry Agglomeration Aggravate Regional Pollution? -- Evidence from 271 Prefecture-level Cities in China


Meiying Kong et al. View all


To find out the relationship between industrial agglomeration and environmental pollution, this paper carried out empirical research on the panel data collected from 271 prefecture-level cities in China from 2004 to 2017 through a spatial panel econometric model. It reviewed the influence of...

Industrial agglomeration Environmental pollution +2 more

A review on application of external carbon sources for denitrification for wastewater treatment


Professor Dr. Xue Gang et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

With the increase in industrial and agricultural activities, huge amount of wastewater containing nitrogen is produced. Biological denitrification is currently the most widely used, sustainable and cost-effective process to remove nitrogen from wastewater. In biological denitrification, application...

Waste water treatment Biological denitrification +4 more

Physio-chemical evaluation and Co-combustion efficiency of different biomass waste fractions with indigenous coal blends for utilization as alternative fuel


Sumaira Kanwal et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Severe energy crisis and vilest economic conditions in Pakistan demand the country’s energy portfolio to be revised with increased reliance on indigenous energy resources. The perspective of utilization of abundantly available biomass waste fractions as a fuel alone and their co-combustion with two...

waste to energy Co-combustion +3 more

Optimization of crystal violet adsorption on common lilac tree leaf powder as natural adsorbent material


Cosmin Vancea et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

In this study the efficiency of crystal violet dye removal from aqueous solutions using lilac tree leaf powder as adsorbent material was tested. After adsorbent surface analysis by SEM and FTIR technics, the influence of six controllable factor on dye adsorption process was assesses using a L27...

Adsorption Crystal Violet +4 more

An Overview of Chemical Oxidation Based Remediation technologies for Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids Removal from Soil


Motasem Alazaiza et al. View all

Emerging pollutants

This review provides a general overview of the application of chemical oxidation to hydrophobic contaminants in the form of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs). Three types of chemical oxidation processes, conventional activated persulfate, permanganate, and ozonation, along with three advanced...

Chemical oxidation Advance oxidation process +3 more

Effect Of COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Purchasing and Waste Generation during the Lockdown Period in The Sultanate of Oman


Motasem Alazaiza et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a threat to public health and caused several social, environmental, and economic problems. During the lockdown in different countries, waste generation has been significantly increased due to the high consumption of packaged food and increase the order of food via...

COVID19 Waste management +2 more

Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(o-chloroaniline)/TiO2 Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Degradation of Direct Yellow 50 Dye in Textile Wastewater


Dr. Mirza Nadeem Ahmad et al. View all


The nanocomposites of poly(o-chloroaniline) with titanium dioxide have been prepared via chemical oxidative polymerization technique using o-chloroaniline monomer and titanium dioxide nanoparticles for photocatalytic application. The different composites were prepared by varying the load percentage...

Photocatalytic Degradation Nanocomposites +3 more

Numerical Simulation of the Effect of Construction Dust Emission on Air Quality in Jinan, a Central City in the North China Plain


zhanshan wang et al. View all

Air Quality

Numerical simulation was conducted to assess the impact of dust emission on typical environmental sites in Jinan City. The CALPUFF model was applied to five simulation scenarios. The results showed that dust emission had a significant impact on air quality in Jinan. The impact of dust emission on...

Jinan Construction dust +3 more

Total and bioavailable heavy metals in the soils of two adjacent forests


Panagiotis Michopoulos et al. View all

Environmental Toxicology and Biogeochemistry of Ecosystems

The concentrations and comparisons of total and available metals Cd, Cr, Ni, Pb and the metalloid As were examined in two adjacent acid forest soils in Greece under oak and beech together with the dependency of their availability. It was found that the soil in the beech plot had higher...

Metals Soil +3 more

Seasonal and interannual coastal wind variability off the central Maluku Islands revealed by satellite oceanography


Iskhaq Iskandar et al. View all

Environmental data analysis and modelling

The Maluku Islands (henceforth MI) are situated in the northeastern Indonesia. Ocean region off the central MI is pivotal as it provides a course for the Indonesian Throughflow (ITF) through the Lifamatola passage. However, sea surface dynamics off the central MI is unknown until recently due to...

ENSO IOD +3 more

A comprehensive study of the high temperature pyrolysis of sewage sludge: kinetics, energy analysis and products formation


Mendoza-Geney L. et al. View all

Sustainable Energy

This study evaluates the pyrolysis of sewage sludge until 960 °C using heating rates between 3 K/min and 12 K/min in a macro TG/EGA. Mass and energy balances and kinetic parameters are determined. Thermal decomposition is divided into a low temperature zone (until 550 °C to 590 °C), for...

Pyrolysis sewage sludge +3 more

Study of Chinese carbon emission trading market mechanism based on the game theory


Dai Jianwei et al. View all

Environmental Management and Policies

In order to provide corresponding suggestions for the establishment and development of China's carbon trading market mechanism, the three-party game model of the competent government departments, carbon emission enterprises and third-party verification institution in the initial allocation of carbon...

game theory carbon emission rights +3 more

Improving Water Quality Assessment through Anomaly Detection Using Hybrid Convolutional Neural Network Approach


Jansi Rani S V et al. View all

Water Quality

Water being a precious commodity for every person around the world needs to be quality monitored continuously for ensuring safety whilst usage. The water data collected from sensors in water plants are used for water quality assessment. The anomaly present in the water data seriously affects the...

Anomaly Detection Convolutional Neural Network +3 more