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Valorization of Wine Making By-Products

Matteo Bordiga, PhD
October 01, 2017

An overview of wine making by-products and their conventional and non-conventional uses, Valorization of Wine Making By-Products gives you a deeper understanding of recovery processes that are a part of the new philosophy of sustainable agriculture. In line with the worldwide movement toward...

Sustainability in Fashion and Apparels

M. Parthiban, M.R. Srikrishnan, P. Kandhavadivu
September 30, 2017


The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Processes, Technologies, and Challenges

I. M. Mujtaba, R. Srinivasan, N. O. Elbashir
September 07, 2017

Exponential growth of the worldwide population requires increasing amounts of water, food, and energy. However, as the quantity of available fresh water and energy sources directly affecting cost of food production and transportation diminishes, technological solutions are necessary to secure...

Biofuels from Food Waste: Applications of Saccharification using Fungal Solid State Fermentation

Antoine Prandota Trzcinski
September 01, 2017

According to the UN's Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO), one third of food produced globally for human consumption (nearly 1.3 billion tons) is lost annually. Food waste has often been incinerated with other combustible municipal wastes for possible recovery of heat or other forms of...

Waste-to-Energy Technologies and Global Applications

Efstratios N. Kalogirou
August 10, 2017

Through Waste-to-Energy (WtE) technology, plants use waste as a renewable fuel to co-produce electricity, heating, and cooling for urban utilization. This professional book presents the latest developments in WtE technologies and their global applications. The first part of the book covers thermal...

Adsorption on Mesoporous Metal-Organic Frameworks in Solution for Clean Energy, Environment and Healthcare

Alexander Samokhvalov
April 25, 2017

Adsorption and desorption in solution play significant roles in separations, detoxification of waste streams, in purification, chromatography, heterogeneous catalysis, metabolism of medicinal drugs, and beyond. Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) are well-ordered 3-dimensional hybrid organic-inorganic...

Chromatographic Analysis of the Environment: Mass Spectrometry Based Approaches, Fourth Edition

Leo M.L. Nollet, Dimitra A. Lambropoulou
April 23, 2017

This detailed handbook covers different chromatographic analysis techniques and chromatographic data for compounds found in air, water, and soil, and sludge. The new edition outlines developments relevant to environmental analysis, especially when using chromatographic mass spectrometric techniques...

Sustainable Water Treatment: Innovative Technologies

Zainura Zainon Noor, Noor Salehan Mohammad Sabli
April 18, 2017

This book focuses on green and innovative wastewater treatment technologies that promote sustainability. It discusses a variety of biological, physical, and chemical treatment technologies. It covers biological processes for recovery of value-added products from wastewater and gives an overview of...

Green Composites from Natural Resources

Vijay Kumar Thakur
March 29, 2017

Global awareness of environmental issues has resulted in the emergence of economically and environmentally friendly bio-based materials free from the traditional side effects of synthetics. This book delivers an overview of the advancements made in the development of natural biorenewable...

Chemicals from Biomass: Integrating Bioprocesses into Chemical Production Complexes for Sustainable Development

Debalina Sengupta, Ralph W. Pike
March 29, 2017

Chemicals from Biomass: Integrating Bioprocesses into Chemical Production Complexes for Sustainable Development helps engineers optimize the development of new chemical and polymer plants that use renewable resources to replace the output of goods and services from existing plants. It also...

Phase Equilibria in Ionic Liquid Facilitated Liquid–Liquid Extractions

Anand Bharti, Debashis Kundu, Dharamashi Rabari, Tamal Banerjee
March 17, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive overview of ionic liquid based separation techniques. The glimpse of thermodynamic predictive models along with global optimization techniques will help readers understand the separation techniques at molecular and macroscopic levels. Experimental and...

Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resources

Prasenjit Mondal, Ajay K. Dalai
March 10, 2017

Increased research is going on to explore the new cleaner options for the utilization of natural resources. This book aims to provide the scientific knowhow and orientation in the area of the emerging technologies for utilization of natural resources for sustainable development to the readers. The...