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Showing papers in "Bioresource Technology in 2021"


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TL;DR: In this paper, a review encompasses the recent advances in selective physical and chemical pretreatment approaches such as milling, extrusion, microwave, ammonia fibre explosion, eutectic solvents etc.

272 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a sensitivity analysis of various hydrogen production process such as pyrolysis, gasification, steam reforming of natural gas, dark fermentation, photobiolysis and renewable liquid reforming were reviewed to evaluate their merits and demerits along with cost effectiveness.

224 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a review summarizes recent advances in the development of biodegradable plastics and their safe degradation potentials and their applicability, degradation and role in sustainable development.

161 citations


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TL;DR: Fe/Zn-SBC had the high selective adsorption capacity for TC and CIP in a wide pH range and even at the high ionic strength, and suggested that it is a promising adsorbent for antibiotics removal.

153 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the benefits of co-digestion using co-substrates are discussed and the synergistic effect of co substrates, characterization of microbial communities, and prediction of biogas production via different kinetic models.

147 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a review abridges merits and demerits of various advanced techniques extended for food waste valorization and contribution of food waste in revenue generation as value added products.

137 citations


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TL;DR: The synergistic effect of LDH with biochar exhibited significant improvement in specific surface area, surface functional groups, structure heterogeneity, stability, and adsorption characteristics of the resulting biochar/LDH composites.

135 citations


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TL;DR: A Fe/Mn oxides loaded biochar was prepared to enhance the adsorption of tetracycline and the concentrations of leached Fe and Mn could meet the requirements PRC standards GB13456-2012 and GB8978-1996, respectively.

134 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, rice straw was mixed with FeCl3·6H2O and urea to prepare a Fe-N modified biochar via a one-pot pyrolysis method at 700°C.

133 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, a review of the latest methods available and state-of-the-art technologies in the pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass, which aids the disintegration of the complex materials into monomeric units, is presented.

132 citations


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TL;DR: It can be concluded that studies mostly focused on municipal solid waste management, followed by anaerobic digestion, thermal treatment, composting, and landfill, and the most widely used model is the artificial neural network, which has been successfully applied to various complicated non-linear organic solid waste related problems.

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TL;DR: In this article, a review focusing on a holistic view of biochar, production from feedstock's, engineering production strategies, and its applications and future prospects is presented, revealing a systematic emphasis on the continuation and development of bio-char and its production methods such as physical engineering, chemical and bio-engineering techniques.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a sewage sludge, a municipal solid waste, was converted into a biochar modified by hydroxyapatite (HAP) as a new and efficient absorbent for removal of Cu2+ and Cd2+ from aqueous solution.

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TL;DR: This review illustrates the status of dark-fermentation process in the context of process sustainability and achieving commercial success and provides an insight on various process integrations for maximum resource recovery including closed loop biorefinery approach towards the accomplishment of carbon neutral H2 production.

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TL;DR: A review of the current research activities dealing with polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) production by utilizing different waste fluxes generated from food, milk and sugar processing industries is given in this paper.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a review of the biochemistry and biosynthesis of biosurfactants exhibiting varying biomolecular structures which are produced by different microbial sources is presented, which can help in designing, synthesis and application of tailor-made novel bio-factants.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors summarize the recent advancements in polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) production from various biowaste, its downstream processing, and other challenges that need to overcome making bioplastic an alternate for synthetic plastic.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a comprehensive review of algae-based biopolymer in the evaluation of microalgae strains, bioplastic characterization, and bioprocessor blending technologies is presented.

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TL;DR: Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a widely used technology to valorise food waste for biogas production yet a considerable amount of digestate remains underutilised.

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TL;DR: Evaluation of prevalence/persistence and horizontal transfer of iARGs and extracellular ARGs (eARGs) in different environments, and advanced mitigation strategies in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) for preventing the spread of antibiotic resistance in the environment are explored.

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TL;DR: This review brings forward critical aspects of overall cost optimization to make the process economically feasible, profitable and increase industrial adoption to provide better understanding for the advancement of bioeconomy.

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TL;DR: An overview of biochar application was provided, particularly with the respect to the use of modified biochar as preferred soil amendment, adsorbent, electrochemical material, anaerobic digestion promotor, and catalyst.

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TL;DR: This review provides an overview on the recent advanced pyrolysis technology used in hydrogen and gaseous fuel production and the key parameters to maximize the production of specific compounds were discussed.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the plant-associated bacteria have been used to enhance the phytoremediation efficiency of the heavy metals from polluted sites and highlighted advances for the application in wastewater treatment.

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TL;DR: In this article, a review is dedicated to synthesis of heterogeneous basic catalysts from the natural resources or biowastes in biodiesel production through transesterification of oils.

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TL;DR: The isothermal sorption models demonstrated that the sorption capacities of biochars are higher in comparison to the plastic chars and both the carbon materials are thereby recognized as an environment-friendly and efficient pollutant control material at various studied parameters.

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TL;DR: Investigation of the effect of thermal pretreatment on the lignocellulose degradation and humification during dairy manure composting and the underlying microbial mechanism revealed that TP changed the main factor determining the bacterial community evolution from dissolved organic carbon in TC to temperature in TPC.

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TL;DR: Results revealed that the two-step method can ensure a high bio- oil yield, while preventing the occurrence of side reactions caused by long-term high-temperature reactions, and improve the bio-oil quality.

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TL;DR: La3-MPBC was synthesized via KHCO3 activation and hydrothermal processes and exhibited a high performance for decontaminating low-concentration phosphate to meet regulatory requirements and suggested to be an ideal candidate for phosphate removal in real applications.

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TL;DR: In this article, the potential of algae biomass by comparing various seaweed and microalgae strains was elucidated by comparing microwave assisted, ultrasound assisted, and subcritical water assisted extraction.