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Development of flexible pyrolysis-catalysis processing of waste plastics for selective production of high value products through research and innovation

Deliverables

Peer reviewed papers

Output of a minimum of 30 peer-reviewed scientific papers, submitted to high-impact scientific journals over the lifetime of the project

Conference presentations

Output of a minimum of 30 presentations at international conferences over the lifetime of the project.

Report on catalysts used with waste plastics

Review of the literature and the range of catalysts used with waste plastics

Report on waste plastic flows

Report on waste plastic flows. Plastic waste flows data exchange: (ALL): Knowledge exchange between partners to understand waste plastic flows (particularly export to China and waste flows of the plastic within China).

Workshops

Workshops and conferences to maximise dissemination to industrial and public stakeholders. Major end-of-project conference

School children workshops

Minimum 5 workshops aimed at school children and the general public on the topic of “Recycling Waste Plastics for High Value products”

Web presentation learning resource

Produce an open-access on-line web based set of presentations based course on “Advanced Thermal Treatment of Waste Plastics” as a learning resource aimed at the public, industry and university students .

WEB site

Dedicated web site will be set-up and used as the main platform for providing general information and news of the project

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Publications

Kinetic modelling of a pyrolysis-gasification reactor

Author(s): Egedy A , Zou J , Miskolczi N , Yang H , Williams PT Edegy A., Zhao J., Miskolkzi N., Yang H. Williams P.T.
Published in: Chemical Engineering Transactions, Issue 61, 2017, Page(s) 1471-1476, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/cet1761243

Recycling of ELV waste plastics by one-stage and two-stage thermo-catalytic pyrolysis

Author(s): Soja J., Miskolczi N
Published in: Chemical Engineering Transactions, Issue 61, 2017, Page(s) 1909-1915, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/cet1761316

Aromatic fuel oils produced from the pyrolysis-catalysis of polyethylene plastic with metal-impregnated zeolite catalysts

Author(s): Kaltume Akubo, Mohamad Anas Nahil, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Journal of the Energy Institute, Issue 6/year, 2017, ISSN 1743-9671
DOI: 10.1016/j.joei.2017.10.009

Preparation and application of metal loaded ZSM-5 and y-zeolite catalysts for thermo-catalytic pyrolysis of real end of life vehicle plastics waste

Author(s): N. Miskolczi, T. Juzsakova, J. Sója
Published in: Journal of the Energy Institute, 2017, ISSN 1743-9671
DOI: 10.1016/j.joei.2017.10.017

Co-production of hydrogen and carbon nanotubes from real-world waste plastics: Influence of catalyst composition and operational parameters

Author(s): Dingding Yao, Yeshui Zhang, Paul T. Williams, Haiping Yang, Hanping Chen
Published in: Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Issue 221, 2018, Page(s) 584-597, ISSN 0926-3373
DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.09.035

Investigation of nickel-impregnated zeolite catalysts for hydrogen/syngas production from the catalytic reforming of waste polyethylene

Author(s): Dingding Yao, Haiping Yang, Hanping Chen, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Issue 227, 2018, Page(s) 477-487, ISSN 0926-3373
DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.01.050

Hydrodynamic modelling of a two-stage biomass gasification reactor

Author(s): Lívia Gyurik, Attila Egedy, Jun Zou, Norbert Miskolczi, Zsolt Ulbert, Haiping Yang
Published in: Journal of the Energy Institute, Issue 6, 2018, Page(s) 1-10, ISSN 1743-9671
DOI: 10.1016/j.joei.2018.05.007

CFD based optimization of a NOx reactor

Author(s): Attila Egedya, Norbert Miskoczi, Peng Yuan, Boxiong Shen
Published in: Chemical Engineering Transactions, Issue 70, 2018, Page(s) 691-696, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/cet1870116

Stability and Storage Properties of Hydrocarbons Obtained by Pilot Scale Pyrolysis of Real Waste HDPE-PVC in Tubular Reactor

Author(s): Bahmed Fekhar, Norbert Miskolczi
Published in: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TRANSACTIONS, Issue 70, 2018, Page(s) 1141-1146, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/CET1870191

Production of Hydrogen Rich Products from Mixture of Polyolefin and PET over Different Modified ZSM-5 Catalysts

Author(s): Mohammed Al-asadi, Linda Gombor, Norbert Miskolczi*
Published in: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TRANSACTIONS, Issue 70, 2018, Page(s) 1163-1168, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/CET1870278

Catalytic dry reforming of waste plastics from different waste treatment plants for production of synthesis gases

Author(s): Juniza Md Saad, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Waste Management, 2016, ISSN 0956-053X
DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2016.09.011

Production and application of carbon nanotubes, as a co-product of hydrogen from the pyrolysis-catalytic reforming of waste plastic

Author(s): Chunfei Wu, Mohamad A. Nahil, Norbert Miskolczi, Jun Huang, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Issue 103, 2016, Page(s) 107-114, ISSN 0957-5820
DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2016.07.001

Co-precipitation, impregnation and so-gel preparation of Ni catalysts for pyrolysis-catalytic steam reforming of waste plastics

Author(s): Dingding Yao, Haiping Yang, Hanping Chen, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Issue 239, 2018, Page(s) 565-577, ISSN 0926-3373
DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.07.075

Pyrolysis-catalytic steam reforming of agricultural biomass wastes and biomass components for production of hydrogen/syngas

Author(s): Kaltume Akubo, Mohamad Anas Nahil, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Journal of the Energy Institute, 2018, ISSN 1743-9671
DOI: 10.1016/j.joei.2018.10.013

Manipulating the H2/CO ratio from dry reforming of simulated mixed waste plastics by the addition of steam

Author(s): Juniza Md Saad, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Fuel Processing Technology, Issue 156, 2017, Page(s) 331-338, ISSN 0378-3820
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2016.09.016

Catalytic pyrolysis of waste plastics using staged catalysis for production of gasoline range hydrocarbon oils

Author(s): Devy K. Ratnasari, Mohamad A. Nahil, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2016, ISSN 0165-2370
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2016.12.027

Pyrolysis–catalysis of waste plastic using a nickel–stainless-steel mesh catalyst for high-value carbon products

Author(s): Yeshui Zhang, Mohamad A. Nahil, Chunfei Wu, Paul T. Williams
Published in: Environmental Technology, Issue 38/22, 2017, Page(s) 2889-2897, ISSN 0959-3330
DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2017.1281351

Fuels by Waste Plastics Using Activated Carbon, MCM-41, HZSM-5 and Their Mixture

Author(s): Norbert Miskolczi, Chunfei Wu, Paul T. Williams
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 49, 2016, Page(s) 05001, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/20164905001

Development of Ni- and Fe- based catalysts with different metal particle sizes for the production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from thermo-chemical conversion of waste plastics

Author(s): Xiaotong Liu, Yeshui Zhang, Mohamad A. Nahil, Paul T. Williams, Chunfei Wu
Published in: Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Issue 125, 2017, Page(s) 32-39, ISSN 0165-2370
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2017.05.001

Flexi-pyrocat: A EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie action project on the flexible pyrolysis-catalysis processing of waste plastics for selective production of high value products

Author(s): Paul T. Williams,* Meihong Wang, Norbert Miskolczi, Yanguo Zhang, Hanping Chen, Jun Huang
Published in: 8th International Symposium on Feedstock Recycling of Polymeric Materials, 2015, Issue Biennial, 2015