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  1. This work evaluated the electrochemical, physical, biochemical, and molecular characterization of electrogens from a graphite felt anode when zinc oxide on activated carbon (ZnO/AC) was used as a cathodic elec...

    Authors: Doaa Khodary Zater, Fatma I. Elzamik, Howaida M. Abdel Basit, Gamal El-Din M. Moustafa, Dena Z. Khater and Kamel M. El-Khatib
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2024 34:9
  2. Psychiatric drugs do not vanish after being carried to wastewater treatment plants by the urine or feces of patients and, a variable portion of their dose and also unused or expired drugs are lost to the envir...

    Authors: Fahimeh Mohamadpour and Farzaneh Mohamadpour
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2024 34:8
  3. Climate change, global warming, greenhouse gas emissions, and many other reasons have motivated countries worldwide to change energy systems to move toward low-carbon energy systems; however, the low-carbon en...

    Authors: Mahyar Kamali Saraji and Dalia Streimikiene
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2024 34:6
  4. Despite the United Nations 2030 agenda, large number of both urban and rural dwellers in low-income countries continue to lack access to improved water. Thus, increased effort is required towards enhancing low...

    Authors: Charles Onyutha, Emmanuel Okello, Rebecca Atukwase, Pamella Nduhukiire, Michael Ecodu and Japheth Nkiriyehe Kwiringira
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2024 34:4
  5. This research work compares the performance of a conventional solar still (CSS) with a modified CSS (MSS) that uses Plexiglas and jute fabric to increase heat localization and thin-film evaporation. Two solar ...

    Authors: Pankaj Dumka, Dhananjay R. Mishra, Bharat Singh, Rishika Chauhan, Md Irfanul Haque Siddiqui, L Natrayan and Mohd Asif Shah
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2024 34:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Sustainable Environment Research 2024 34:5

  6. Urbanization in Egypt detracts from green spaces, reduces the per capita green ratio, and increases adverse effects such as heat islands, air pollution, and energy consumption. In addition, it affects social h...

    Authors: Mahmoud Desouki, Mai Madkour, Ahmed Abdeen and Bahaa Elboshy
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2024 34:2
  7. Microcystis aeruginosa blooms in water bodies, evidencing a high risk of exposure to human health due to the release of toxins, which affects water quality. Implementing physical, chemical, and microbial control ...

    Authors: Natalia Herrera, Maria Teresa Florez and Fernando Echeverri
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:44
  8. In this study, we prepared reduced graphene oxide (rGO)/titanium dioxide (TiO2)/nickel ferrite (NiFe2O4) nanocomposites with different mass ratios of rGO, TiO2, and NiFe2O4 by a simple hydrothermal method. These ...

    Authors: Kamal Mohammed Jihad, Mahmood Rezaee Roknabadi, Mojtaba Mohammadi and Elaheh K. Goharshadi
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:43
  9. The assessment of groundwater vulnerability to pollution is becoming even more important all over the world due to the increase of impacts of human activities on groundwater resources and the related risks to ...

    Authors: Delia Cusano, Silvio Coda, Pantaleone De Vita, Silvia Fabbrocino, Francesco Fusco, Daniele Lepore, Federico Nicodemo, Antonio Pizzolante, Rita Tufano and Vincenzo Allocca
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:42
  10. Ozone micron bubble (OMB) treatment offers a promising approach to effectively eliminate Antibiotic Resistance Genes (ARGs) from infectious medical wastewater and mitigate the threat of drug resistance transmi...

    Authors: Shui-Shu Hsiao, Chia-Yu Hsu, Balamurugan Ananthakrishnan, Ming-Hao Hsu, Yu-Ting Chien, Li-Pang Wang and Hsin-Hsin Tung
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:40
  11. Metal doping is an effective method to tune the optical and chemical properties of nanoparticles. Herein, a comparative study was conducted to assess the effect of metal dopant (Mg, Cu and Sn) on ZnO nanoparti...

    Authors: Veronia S. Nazim, Ghada M. El-Sayed, Sawsan M. Amer and Ahmed H. Nadim
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:39
  12. This work aims to determine the Energy Payback Time (EPBT) of a 33.7 MWp grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Zagtouli (Burkina Faso) and assess its environmental impacts using the life cycle assess...

    Authors: Kodami Badza, Y. M. Soro and Marie Sawadogo
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:38
  13. Graphene-based nanomaterials (GBNMs) (e.g., graphene oxides and carbon nanotubes) display superior electronic and thermal conductivities and varying abilities to contain organic substances. This study sheds li...

    Authors: Jui-Te Chen, Wen-Che Hou, Tsair-Fuh Lin and Cary T. Chiou
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:37

    The Correction to this article has been published in Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:41

  14. The objective of this work was to develop a novel photocatalytic membrane for the photocatalytic degradation of azithromycin formulation from aqueous solutions which, in addition to a high photocatalytic activ...

    Authors: Giovanina-Iuliana Lupu, Cristina Orbeci, Constantin Bobirică, Liliana Bobirică, Elena Sorana Lazăr, Jeanina Pandele-Cusu, Marian Nicolae Verziu, Cristian Pîrvu and Roberta-Geanina Irodia
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:36
  15. Solid waste management is a major challenge in sub-Saharan Africa in general and its food waste component is high and increasing with the rapidly increasing population. Survey data (class p1) collected from ho...

    Authors: Geoffrey Ssepuuya, Elsie Nsiyona, Moses Kakungulu, Jane Frances Alowo and Paul Nampala
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:34
  16. The applications of advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) for controlling microcontaminants are essential to meet the water quality criteria for potable or nonpotable water reuses. The objective of this study is...

    Authors: Dexter Leong, Hao-Bin Chen and Gen-Shuh Wang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:33
  17. Aquifer systems, because of the presence of frequently complex geological structures, may extend beyond watersheds limits. Interbasin groundwater flow is often identified among watersheds. Because geological s...

    Authors: Manuel Arce, Jose Maria Orellana-Macías, Jesus Causapé, Javier Ramajo, Carlos Galè and Rudy Rossetto
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:32
  18. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has experienced a high economic growth rate over the last two decades, which has been accompanied by concerns about increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This study aims to find out ...

    Authors: Jingyi Wang, Chenglin Jiang, Mingquan Li, Shuai Zhang and Xuebiao Zhang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:31
  19. The study is concerned with the adsorption of toluene from real wastewater using granular beads of activated carbon. The adsorbent was analyzed before and after the process using Scanning Electron Microscope a...

    Authors: Dariush Jafari, Morteza Esfandyari and Mehdi Mojahed
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:30
  20. The global transition towards circular economy (CE) signifies a shift in industrial waste management objective from “expansion of recycling industry” to achieve “waste as resource”. The medical industry has at...

    Authors: Chih-Kai Yang, Hwong-Wen Ma and Mei-Hua Yuan
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:29
  21. Hybrid xerogels, constructed from organic and inorganic silanes, have emerged as materials with versatile applications. They have shown promising potential for immobilization as their chemical structures encom...

    Authors: Mahsa Golbabaie, Behzad Gharahchei, Fatemeh Mirazizi, Alireza Abbasi Baharanchi, Ali Khosronejad, Ali Asghar Karkhanie and Kamahldin Haghbeen
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:28
  22. Biological wastes obtained from food, oyster shells, were recycled to calcium carbonate and then used as bio-green raw material to replace limestone/carbonate stone for calcium acetate (Ca(CH3COO)2·H2O) productio...

    Authors: Somkiat Seesanong, Chaowared Seangarun, Banjong Boonchom, Nongnuch Laohavisuti, Somphob Thompho, Wimonmat Boonmee, Sorakit Mongkol and Pesak Rungrojchaipon
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:26
  23. Particulate Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) removal is one of the first and foremost steps in a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). It is a highly essential step that supports subsequent biological steps to achiev...

    Authors: Behnam Askari Lasaki, Peter Maurer and Harald Schönberger
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:25

    The Correction to this article has been published in Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:27

  24. Herbicides in wastewater are considered as a serious issue to environmental pollution. Different impregnated metal zinc oxide (Cu/ZnO and Ni/ZnO) as catalysts were prepared through wet impregnation method for ...

    Authors: Kashif Khan, Fatima Khitab, Jasmin Shah and Muhammad Rasul Jan
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:24
  25. Different agricultural practices can pose significant threats to environmental quality and human health. This study aimed to assess the emissions of reactive nitrogen (NH3, NOx, and N2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2) ...

    Authors: Shu-Yuan Pan, Kung-Hui He and Yu-Lun Liao
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:23
  26. Nowadays, the whole world is moving very quickly into the field of seawater desalination. This is because the world suffers from a lack of potable water. Water and energy are adjoining linked fields. The prese...

    Authors: Fadl A. Essa, F. Selim and Mahmoud S. El-Sebaey
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:22
  27. This paper presents the stability-evaluation outcomes of a multimachine power system (MMPS) connected with a large-scale hybrid wind farm (WF) and photovoltaic (PV) farm or hybrid wind/PV farm (HWPF) and a hyb...

    Authors: Li Wang, Wang Jun-Yi Ke, Rui-Xuan Wu, Manoj Tripathy, Hazlie Mokhlis, Kein Huat Chua, Anton V. Prokhorov, Thi Ha Nguyen, Mohammed Mehdi Farid, Alison Subiantoro, Kang Li, Benjamin Chong, Sadegh Azizi, Amir Abiri Jahromi and Dehong Xu
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:21
  28. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has caused socioeconomic, physical, mental, and environmental upheaval. Personal protective equipment, such as face masks, was mandatory to curb the spread of the virus. The...

    Authors: Rahaf Ajaj, Rania Al Dweik, Shafeeq Ahmed Syed Ali and Mohammed Hashem Stietiya
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:20
  29. Water meter measurement error is considered as one important component of non-revenue water by International Water Association. Its magnitude depends combinedly on users’ consumption behaviors (intake spectrum...

    Authors: Hsin-Liang Chen, Shang-Lien Lo, Jeff Kuo and Chin-Ling Huang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:19
  30. Plastic is a material associated with various Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions along the life cycles of different products. Many economies have adopted or planned for strategies to reduce, reuse, and recycle pla...

    Authors: Jui-Hao Chang Chien and Pi-Cheng Chen
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:18
  31. The rapid urbanization, industrialization, and population growth have led to a considerable rise in solid waste production, highlighting the need for efficient solid waste management and recycling methods. To ...

    Authors: Chih-Hsuan Liu and Ching Hung
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:17
  32. According to the Taiwan Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the average water demand shortage is 530.6 million m3 yr−1 during the period of 2011 to 2019, and the situation will worsen in the nea...

    Authors: Hai-Hsuan Cheng, Wan-Sheng Yu, Shu-Chuang Tseng, Yi-Ju Wu, Ching-Lin Hsieh, Shi-Shuan Lin, Ching-Ping Chu, Yu-De Huang, Wan-Ru Chen, Tsair-Fuh Lin and Liang-Ming Whang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:16
  33. Acetone is a solvent used in many laboratories and factories. Serious problems will occur when it is exposed to the environment. Therefore, a new design hydrophobicity bimetallic metal material (10-Fe1Mn1-USY) wa...

    Authors: Nhat-Thien Nguyen, Thi-Minh-Phuong Nguyen, Alvin-R Caparanga, Yi-Ren Chiu, Cong-Chinh Duong, Thi-Thanh Duong, Chung-Yu Guan, Gui-Bing Hong and Chang-Tang Chang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:15
  34. The increase in mineral and ash-rich waste biomass (MWB) generation in emerging economies poses critical environmental problems and bottlenecks the solid waste and wastewater treatment systems. Transforming th...

    Authors: Rahul Ramesh Nair, Patrick A. Kißling, Alexander Marchanka, Jacek Lecinski, Ariel E. Turcios, Madina Shamsuyeva, Nishanthi Rajendiran, Sathish Ganesan, Shanmugham Venkatachalam Srinivasan, Jutta Papenbrock and Dirk Weichgrebe
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:14
  35. Air pollution is an important issue affecting sustainable development in China, and accurate air quality prediction has become an important means of air pollution control. At present, traditional methods, such...

    Authors: Kun Cai, Xusheng Zhang, Ming Zhang, Qiang Ge, Shenshen Li, Baojun Qiao and Yang Liu
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:13
  36. Many countries are under escalating pressure to meet legally binding targets in relation to recycling and waste management. This paper explores how innovative tools, including blockchain, economic incentives, ...

    Authors: Darina Vorobeva, Ian J. Scott, Tiago Oliveira and Miguel Neto
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:12
  37. Chlorophyll-a concentration for quantifying phytoplankton biomass is commonly used as an indicator for evaluating the trophic level of lakes and water quality. This research aimed to develop a high spatiotemporal...

    Authors: Wachidatin Nisaul Chusnah, Hone-Jay Chu, Tatas and Lalu Muhamad Jaelani
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:11
  38. Hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDs) are endocrine-disrupting and persistent organic compounds commonly used in consumer products such as styrofoam, fire-resistant curtains, construction, aquaculture products, and ...

    Authors: Shih-Lin Lo, Ren-Der Wang, Yi-Ju Chen, Yuan-Cheng Hsu, Yu-Syuan Luo and Gen-Shuh Wang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:10
  39. Oil production is currently impossible without drilling wells, so millions of tons of drilling waste contaminated with oil, chlorides, and heavy metals are generated every year in Russia alone. This article pr...

    Authors: Galina Ilinykh, Johann Fellner, Natalia Sliusar and Vladimir Korotaev
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:9
  40. This study investigated the characteristics of mercury emitted from a large-scale coal-fired power plant in Taiwan via intensive sampling campaigns. The air pollution control devices equipped in this coal-fire...

    Authors: Mao Hung Huang, Wei Huan Chen, Minh Man Trinh and Moo Been Chang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:8
  41. Sulfolane is extensively used as an extractive solvent in sour-gas processing plants in the petrochemical industry. After repeated use, deteriorated sulfolane becomes corrosive and may leak into the environmen...

    Authors: Chun-Chin Wang, Chih-Ming Liang, Yi-Hong Liu and Chu-Fang Yang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:6
  42. High fluoride concentrations in groundwater have attracted great concern worldwide because many people are afflicted by fluorosis due to water consumption. In this work, the fluoride adsorption from water onto...

    Authors: Damarys Haydee Carrales-Alvarado, Brenda Azharel Jiménez-López, Roberto Leyva-Ramos, Nahum Andrés Medellín-Castillo, Esmeralda Mendoza-Mendoza, Carolina Vázquez-Mendoza and Diana Elizabeth Villela-Martínez
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:5
  43. Food waste and crude glycerol were anaerobically co-digested for 100 days at 52 ± 1 °C with an organic loading rate of 1.0 g L−1 d−1. This long-term thermophilic anaerobic digestion (AD) system encountered sever...

    Authors: Xiaojue Li and Naoto Shimizu
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2023 33:4

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