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Environmental aspects

Additives aided composting of green waste - Effects on organic matter degradation, compost maturity, and quality of the finished compost

The effect of various additives such as fly ash, phosphogypsum, jaggery, lime, and polyethylene glycol on green waste composting was investigated through assessing their influence on microbial growth, enzymatic activities, organic matter degradation, bulk density, quality of finished compost including ...

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A guide to cogeneration

The Guide aims to provide a definitive explanation of cogeneration. It is designed to help policymakers and other professionals understand this energy solution, which is now receiving a great deal of positive attention, both for its energy efficiency and environmental ...

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Alternativa productiva para el aprovechamiento del residuo cachaza

El objetivo principal del presente trabajo de investigación, consiste en la implementación de un proyecto de logística inversa, formulando estrategias para el procesamiento de la Cachaza a implementar en un trapiche de la zona de Rio negro a fin de ...

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AP-42, Section 9.10.1.1: Sugarcane Processing

AP-42, Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors, has been published since 1972 as the primary compilation of EPA's emission factor information. It contains emission factors and process information for more than 200 air pollution source categories. A source category ...

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Bioenergy for sustainable development and global competitiveness - The case of sugar cane in Southern Africa

This study is a collaborative effort on renewable energy in the sugar cane industry under the work programme of the Cane Resources Network for Southern Africa (CARENSA). This report evaluates the techno-economic status of sugar cane processing, bagasse energy production ...

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Biofuels – S&T; Strategic options for ACP countries

Production of biofuels offers a lifeline to all ACP sugar producing countries affected by the European Union (EU) sugar reforms which came into effect in July 2006. With the pending implementation of the new sugar regime, industries started restructuring in ...

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CO2 Balance: Sugar

The climate relevant emissions of 1 kg sugar of each type were compared. The greenhouse gas emissions (expressed in CO2-Equvalents) were summed up over the whole life cycle of each sugar type, which means from the cultivation of the sugar ...

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CO-FURATENA agroindustry carbon offset

The project development objective is to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the industrial sector in Colombia, specifically from the manufacturing of "panela", (whole brown sugar), the second largest source of rural employment in the country ...

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Comparative analysis of sugarcane processing technologies for environmental impact and energy efficiency

An evaluation of the energy performance and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of front end (preparation and extraction) and boiling house process (evaporation, crystallization, curing and drying) equipment of a sugarcane factory has been carried out and is presented. Different technologies ...

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Convenio de concertación para una producción más limpia entre el subsector productor de panela y la Corporación Autónoma Regional de Cundinamarca – CAR

Agreement between public and private sector institution for the development of cleaner panela production in a region of Colombia

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Decolorization and treatment of Kokuto-shochu distillery wastewater by the combination treatment involving biodecolorization and biotreatment by Penicillium oxalicum d, physical decolorization by ozonation and treatment by activated sludge

Kokuto-shochu is a traditional Japanese distilled liquor made from brown sugar. Kokuto-shochu distillery wastewater (KDW) contains high concentrations of organic compounds and brown pigments (called molasses pigments) which are hardly decolorized by general biological wastewater treatment. A fungus, Penicillium oxalicum ...

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Desarrollo de un sistema de evaporación y concentración de jugos de múltiple effecto para mejorar la eficiencia térmica y productividad y disminuir el impacto ambiental en la producción de panela

Colombia is the first producer of unrefined brown block sugar (panela) in Latin America and the second world producer after India. However the panela production presents problems that affect the process directly, as well as the profitability and the economical ...

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Design improvements in the furnace of KHANDSARI (Cottage sugar industry) for air pollution prevention and control

The brief Khandsari sugar manufacturing process includes crushing of cane into rollers, concentration of cane juice (through boiling), crystallization, and extraction of sugar in centrifuge and drying. The bagasse has decent calorific value and is burned in a furnace to ...

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Diagnóstico energético de los procesos productivos de la panela en Colombia

Unrefined sugar consumption in Colombia is the highest in the world (CORPOICA-FEDEPANELA, 2000) and its production is one of the main agricultural activities of the national economy. In spite of this, the use of energy resources in this sector has ...

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Ecological panela production in Honduras - lighter footprint for non-centrifugal sugar

Panela is a block sugar produced by small low-income farmers around the world. Evaporators used in the process are often inefficient and depend on firewood for fuel, which is costly and contributes to deforestation, This paper reports on the development ...

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Environmental guidelines for sugar manufacturing

Environmental Guidelines for Sugar Manufacturing

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Environmental, health, and safety guidelines for sugar manufacturing

The following section provides a summary of EHS issues associated with sugar manufacturing that occur during the operational phase, along with recommendations for their management.

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Environmental impact of panela food-processing industry - sustainable agriculture and local agri-food production systems

Environmental valuation "multi-stakeholder" processes, as advocated by ecological economics, often have a strong local character. Critical Natural Capital cannot be defined without referring to a given geographical scale, very often local in terms of the definition of the environmental resource ...

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Evaluación teórica del impacto ambiental de una hornilla tradicional para producción de panela

Unrefined brown sugar (panela) production is an activity of great importance in Colombia. This process generates environmental degradation, mainly caused by waste disposal and combustion operations. The objective of this work was to evaluate the Environmental Impact Potential (PEI) of ...

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Guia Ambiental para el Subsector Panelero

This environmental guide aims at being an usefull tool for panela producers, introducing them to concepts of environmental planning and management, and at the same time providing unifying criteria for environmental authorities, in this case, the Autonomous Regional Corporations, which ...

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Hornillas Paneleras - Evaluación de su impacto ambiental

Considering that the Colombian panela industry lacks any environmental evaluation, but that its largest impact is evidently caused during the energy generation and its concomitant combustion gases production, the existing Colombian norms for energy generation plant were adjusted to this ...

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Manejo Ambiental de Trapiches

Guide for reduction of environmental impacts of panela production in Colombia

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Mejorando la producción de panela en Colombia

A description of the technical improvements developed in Colombia to increase the energy efficiency of panela manufacture in Colombia y reduce its environmental impact

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National strategy study for implementation of the CDM in Colombia

As a response to global warming, the Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol established the bases of a market for emissions reductions of Greenhouse Gases (GG). They created the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to reduce the cost of compliance ...

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PRODUÇÃO MAIS LIMPA NO SETOR DE CACHAÇA - ESTUDO EM UM ENGENHO NO ESTADO DA PARAÍBA

The Cleaner Production has as objective to perform measures which can reduce the impact that organizations can have on the environment. The production of cachaça, it is observed that there are several sediments generated which can be reused in the ...

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Relación de la captura de carbono en Saccharum officinarum con otros factores ambientales para el cultivo de caña panelera

Panela sugar cane (or ”caña panelera”) has potential as a provider of environmental services associated with its ability to reduce CO2 emissions, given the power of Saccharum officinarum for carbon capture. This investigation identifies the relation between carbon capture and ...

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Separation and functional evaluation of dark brown colorants in distillery wastewater from a sugarcane-molasses-derived bioethanol production process

Bioethanol is an important renewable resource that facilitates the sutainable development of society. In Miyako Island, Okinawa Prefecture, bioethanol is produced from sugarcane molasses, but molasses-based distillery wastewater is highly polluted and dark brown colored effluent can cause serious problems ...

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Sugarcane energy use - accounting of feedstock energy considering current agro-industrial trends and their feasibility

The sugarcane agro-industry is seen as a great opportunity for economic and industrial development in many sugarcane-producing countries. Important changes happening in recent decades have converted the sugar mill from being just a food producer into a diversified production factory ...

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