Biorefinery and Thermochemical Conversion as Solutions for the Industrial Use of Agro-Industrial Residues
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2024 | Viewed by 678
Interests: biomass and residues valorization; thermochemical processes; sustainable processes; circular economy; decarbonization
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In a world challenged by the need for sustainable resource management and innovative industrial practices, the efficient utilization of agro-industrial residues has emerged as a paramount concern. As the global population continues to grow, so does the generation of organic waste from agricultural and industrial processes. Addressing this challenge requires transformative approaches that reduce environmental impact and enhance resource efficiency. This Special Issue delves into the promising domains of biorefinery and thermochemical conversion, two distinct yet interconnected methodologies, as dynamic solutions for harnessing the untapped potential of agro-industrial residues. By exploring these approaches’ principles, advantages, and applications, we will offer a comprehensive view of the path towards sustainable and economically viable practices that align with circular economy principles and environmental sustainability. This special Issue aims to unravel the intricacies of biorefinery and thermochemical conversion, offering a comprehensive understanding of their pivotal roles in shaping the approaches to agro-industrial residue utilization.
This Special Issue on “Biorefinery and Thermochemical Conversion as Solutions for the Industrial Use of Agro-Industrial Residues” aims to curate novel advances in the development of the use of agro-industrial Residues as feedstocks for the production of added-value products under the scope of Biorefinery and Thermochemical Conversion . Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Agro-industrial Residues Valorization;
- Thermochemical processes;
- Biomass Conversion;
- Bio-Based added-value products.
Dr. Rui Galhano dos Santos
Prof. Dr. Elina Bastos Caramão
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- thermochemical conversion
- agro-industrial residues
- circular economy
- bio-based products