Recycling: Technological Systems, Management Practices and Environmental Impact


Jeremy C. Culleri (Editor)

Series: Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety, Waste and Waste Management
BISAC: SCI026000

In this book, the authors gather and present current research in the study of the technological systems, management practices and environmental impact of recycling. Topics discussed in this compilation include road pavement recycling technologies; polymer-base waste materials for recycling; cheese whey recovery technologies; environmental indicators for the plastic recycling industry; glass fiber replacement with banana tree fiber in high density polyethylene composites; recycling of different spent earth from filtration in the production of ceramic materials; recycling and reusing fiber-reinforced composites; recycling of regenerated wastewater using water cascade analysis in pulp and paper mills; disaster waste generated after the Great East Japan Earthquake; the social and environmental responsibilities of recycling; thermal degradation of polymers during their mechanical recycling; and recycling of petroleum oily sludge to produce sustainable clay ceramics. (Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Different Solutions for Road Pavement Recycling
(Joel R.M. Oliveira, Hugo M.R.D. Silva, Jorge C. Pais, University of Minho, Territory, Environment and Construction Center – C-TAC, Department of Civil Engineering, Campus de Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal)

Thermal Degradation of Polymers during their Mechanical Recycling
(Xavier Colin and Abbas Tcharkhtchi, ARTS ET METIERS ParisTech, PIMM (UMR CNRS 8006), Paris, France)

Polymer-Base Waste Materials for Recycling
(Miguel Miranda, I. Cabrita, I. Gulyurtlu, Filomena Pinto, LNEG, Estrada do Paço do Lumiar, Lisboa, Portugal)

Review of Cheese Whey Recovery Technologies
(P.S.D. Brito, C3i – Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação e Inovação, Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre, Lugar da Abadessa, Portalegre, Portugal)

Environmental Indicators for the Plastic Recycling Industry
(Elen Beatriz Acordi Vasques Pacheco, Flávia Pinheiro Faria, Instituto de Macromoléculas Professora Eloisa Mano (IMA), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Cidade Universitária, Ilha do Fundão, Centro de Tecnologia, Bloco J, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil)

Assessment of Glass Fiber Replacement with Banana Tree Fiber in High Density Polyethylene Composites
(Elen B.A.V. Pacheco, Leila L.Y. Visconte, Thiago S. Gomes, Instituto de Macromoléculas Professora Eloisa Mano, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Recycling of Different Spent Earth from Filtration in the Production of Ceramic Materials
(D. Eliche-Quesada, F.J. Iglesias-Godino, L. Pérez-Villarejo, F.A. Corpas-Iglesias, Department of Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering, Higher Polytechnic School of Linares, University of Jaen, Linares, Jaen, Spain)

Recycling and Reusing Fiber-Reinforced Composites
(V.R. Patlolla, R. Asmatulu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, Fairmount, Wichita, KS, USA)

Recycling of Regenerated Wastewater in the Process using Water Cascade Analysis in Pulp and Paper Mills
(Sudheer Kumar Shukla, Vivek Kumar, B. Chakradhar, Taesung Kim, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea, and others)

Causes of Spontaneous Ignition by Disaster Waste Generated after the Great East Japan Earthquake
(Naoharu Murasawa, Hiroshi Koseki, Yusaku Iwata, Takabumi Sakamoto, Faculty of Risk and Crisis Management, Chiba Institute of Science, Shiomi-Cho, Choshi, Japan, and others)

Difficulties Encountered in Establishing Parameters for Global Monitoring of Activities in Social Responsibility Areas
(A. S. S. Jose, M. A. G. de Figueiredo, Chemistry Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, and others)

Recycling of Petroleum Oily Sludge to Produce Sustainable Clay Ceramics: A Brief Review
(J. N. F. Holanda, Northern Fluminense State University, Laboratory of Advanced Materials/Group of Ceramic Materials, Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ, Brazil)



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