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Recycling and Reuse of Materials and Their Products




ISBN 9781926895277
Published January 23, 2013 by Apple Academic Press
262 Pages 104 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

This important book is an overall analysis of different innovative methods and ways of recycling in connection with various types of materials. It aims to provide a basic understanding about polymer recycling and its reuse as well as presents an in-depth look at various recycling methods. It provides a thorough knowledge about the work being done in recycling in different parts of the world and throws light on areas that need to be further explored. Emphasizing eco-friendly methods and recovery of useful materials
The book covers a wide variety of innovative recycling methods and research, including

• Green methods of recycling
• Effective conversion of biomass and municipal wastes
 to energy-generating systems
• A catalyst for the reuse of glycerol byproduct
• Methods of adsorption to treat wastewater
 and make it suitable for irrigation and other purposes
• Disposal of sludge
• The use of calcined clay to replace both fine and
 coarse aggregates
• Recycling of rubbers
• The production of a sorbent material for paper mill   sludge
• Replacing polypropylene absorbent in oil spill    sanitations
• The use of natural fibers for various industrial
 applications
• Cashew nut shell liquid as a source of surface active
 reagents
• Integrated power and cooling systems based on biomass
• Recycling water from household laundering
• much more

 

Table of Contents

Role of Waste Resources in Power Generation
B.V. Reddy and T. Srinivas
Catalytic Recycling of Glycerol Formed in Biodiesel Production
R. B. Mane and C. V. Rode
Recycling of Grey Wastewater from Household Laundering
Joydeep Paul Majumder and Anjali Pal
Calcined Clay Applied in Concrete
Edisley Martins Cabral, Raimundo Pereira de Vasconcelos, Raimundo Kennedy Vieira, Nilton Souza Campelo, Adalena Kennedy Vieira, Claudia Candido Silva, and Mirian Dayse
Recent Advances in Rubber Recycling: A Review
S. Kishor Kumar, Sabu Thomas, and Yves Grohens
Conversion of Paper Mill Sludge into Absorbent: The Life Cycle Assessment
Marko Likon and Jouko Saarela
Re-Use of Natural Plant Fibers for Composite Industrial Applications
Saravana Bavan. D and Mohan Kumar. G. C
Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL): Conversion to Commercially Useful Product.
Sharma Shobha Suryanarayan, Anita Nair, and K. V. Pai
Removal and Recovery of Cadmium (II) Using Immobilized Papain
Soumasree Chatterjee, Susmita Dutta, and Srabanti Basu
Biomass-Based Integrated Power and Cooling Systems
T. Srinivas and B.V. Reddy
Reclamation of Wastes for Mercury Removal: A Review
Aparupa Bhattacharyya, Srabanti Basu, and Susmita Dutta
Some Physicochemical Measurements of Chitosan/starch Polymers in Acetic Acid-Water Mixtures
Virpal Singh and Kamlesh Kumari
Morphology-Mechanical Properties Correlation in Polymer Composites with Bamboo Fibers
Rameshwar Adhikari
Green Methods to Synthesize and Recycle Materials: A Promise to Future
P. Deepalekshmi and Sabu Thomas

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Biography

Professor Yves Grohens is the Director of the LIMATB (Material Engineering) Laboratory of  Université de Bretagne Sud, France. His master’s and PhD degrees were from Besançon University, France. After finishing his studies, he worked as assistant professor and later professor in various reputed universities in France. He is an invited professor to many universities in different parts of the world as well. His areas of interest include physicochemical studies of polymer surfaces and interfaces, phase transitions in thin films confinement, nano and bio composites design and characterization, and biodegradation of polymers and biomaterials. He has written several book chapters, monographs, and scientific  reviews and has published 130 international publications. He is the chairman and member of advisory committees of many international conferences.