Radical improvements in sustainability are achievable in industrial parks through industrial symbiosis and alignment in resource management. This consists of an optimal inflow and reuse of resources, energy and water in a synergetic and circular way. VITO evaluates the valorization of salt and metal containing process and side streams for reuse in (bio)processes and metal recovery respectively .

Projects

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Publications

Effect of Operating Parameters on the Performance Evaluation of Benthic Microbial Fuel Cells Using Sediments from the Bay of Campeche, Mexico
Year: 
2018
Journal: 
SUSTAINABILITY
Gonzalez-Gamboa, N; Dominguez-Benetton, X; Pacheco-Catalan, D; Kumar-Kamaraj, S; Valdes-Lozano, D; Dominguez-Maldonado, J; Alzate-Gaviria, L
Prospects & potential of biobutanol production integrated with organophilic pervaporation - A techno-economic assessment
Year: 
2018
Journal: 
APPLIED ENERGY
Van Hecke, W; Joossen-Meyvis, E; Beckers, H; De Wever, H
Waste to biodiesel: A preliminary assessment for Saudi Arabia
Year: 
2018
Journal: 
BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY
Rehan, M; Gardy, J; Demirbas, A; Rashid, U; Budzianowski, WM; Pant, D; Nizami, AS
Novel hybrid ceramic/carbon membrane for oil removal
Year: 
2018
Journal: 
JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE
Fard, AK; Bukenhoudt, A; Jacobs, M; Mckay, G; Atieh, MA

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