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Sustainable techno-economic solutions for the agricultural value chain

Livrables

Final life cycle sustainability assessment for AGROCYCLE

Report based on final data from AgroCycle pilots.

Training materials yearly updated report

Training events, workshops, and activities

Report on the AWCB characterization

Characterisation (mainly in terms of energy, nutrients and valuable compounds, and water content) of the AWCB matrices with optimal composition for the subsequent valorisation strategies.

S-LCA model and interim report on S-LCA

Report based on preliminary data from AgroCycle pilots

Report on the holistic analysis of AWCB chains and logistics of AWCB valorisation systems

Report containing the effect on the performance of agricultural systems and on the environment, in addition to the logistics of AWCB valorisation systems.

Interim Communication Report

written report with all project communication materials annexed

Final Plan for the dissemination and exploitation of the project's results

written report with Annexes, including the Research Roadmap

Final Communication Report

written report with all project communication materials annexed

Biomass supply chain evaluation

Full characterisation of the available AWCB and their current treatment methods or uses, and related systems

LCC model and interim report on data inventory for LCC

Report based on preliminary data from AgroCycle pilots

Report on the main agricultural value chains in China and corresponding regulations

Report on the main agricultural value chains in China and corresponding regulations.

Regulation & Standards Report

report describing the current regulatory landscape and standards or accreditation schemes of relevance and identifying opportunities and challenges with respect to the proposed business models, with solutions proposed.

Integrated sustainability assessment framework

Report including definition of the details, requirements and guidelines for LCA, LCC and S-LCA analysis.

Report on training activities

Reports delivered at M12. Updates published at M24 and M36.

Communication Plan

written report

Report on EU regulatory frameworks for waste management, environmental and potential health risks

Report analysing the main regulatory frameworks in place in the EU regions considered in the project.

AGROCYCLE Annual Reports and Final Report

Periodic Reports and Final Report

Project Web platform

project website based on project platform (T7.1)

Database/inventory of the current agricultural value chains

Database/inventory of the current agricultural value chains including quantities of various AWCB and their regional distribution, current valorisation practices, economic data.

Proceedings from the Open Days

The outcomes of the Open Day will be compiled in a Proceedings.

Practical guidelines for organic wastes as soil amendments and organic fertilizers

The guidelines will be made available in a DSS system with best management practices with respect to soil quality and SOC maintenance, prevention of nitrate leaching and optimum crop production.

Proceedings on the stakeholder workshop on agricultural production systems and sustainable value chains

to discuss agricultural production systems and sustainable value chains with key stakeholders; to identify typical models, key constraints and future opportunities.

Publications

AgroCycle – developing a circular economy in agriculture

Auteurs: Trisha A. Toop, Shane Ward, Thomas Oldfield, Maria Hull, Marie E. Kirby, Michael K. Theodorou
Publié dans: Energy Procedia, 123, 2017, Page(s) 76-80, ISSN 1876-6102
Éditeur: Science Direct
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.269

Nematodes enhance plant growth and nutrient uptake under C and N-rich conditions

Auteurs: Mesfin T. Gebremikael, Hanne Steel, David Buchan, Wim Bert, Stefaan De Neve
Publié dans: Scientific Reports, 6/1, 2016, ISSN 2045-2322
Éditeur: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/srep32862

Green biomass to biogas – A study on anaerobic digestion of residue grass

Auteurs: Robert Bedoić, Lidija Čuček, Boris Ćosić, Damjan Krajnc, Goran Smoljanić, Zdravko Kravanja, Davor Ljubas, Tomislav Pukšec, Neven Duić
Publié dans: Journal of Cleaner Production, 213, 2019, Page(s) 700-709, ISSN 0959-6526
Éditeur: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.12.224

Technical potential and geographic distribution of agricultural residues, co-products and by-products in the European Union

Auteurs: Robert Bedoić, Boris Ćosić, Neven Duić
Publié dans: Science of The Total Environment, 686, 2019, Page(s) 568-579, ISSN 0048-9697
Éditeur: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.219

Effect of the Addition of Natural Rice Bran Oil on the Thermal, Mechanical, Morphological and Viscoelastic Properties of Poly(Lactic Acid)

Auteurs: Maria Cristina Righetti, Patrizia Cinelli, Norma Mallegni, Carlo Andrea Massa, Maria Irakli, Andrea Lazzeri
Publié dans: Sustainability, 11/10, 2019, Page(s) 2783, ISSN 2071-1050
Éditeur: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su11102783

Optimizing Extraction Conditions of Free and Bound Phenolic Compounds from Rice By-Products and Their Antioxidant Effects

Auteurs: Maria Irakli, Fotis Kleisiaris, Kalliopi Kadoglidou, Dimitrios Katsantonis
Publié dans: Foods, 7/6, 2018, Page(s) 93, ISSN 2304-8158
Éditeur: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/foods7060093

Thermal, Mechanical, and Rheological Properties of Biocomposites Made of Poly(lactic acid) and Potato Pulp Powder

Auteurs: Maria Righetti, Patrizia Cinelli, Norma Mallegni, Carlo Massa, Simona Bronco, Andreas Stäbler, Andrea Lazzeri
Publié dans: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20/3, 2019, Page(s) 675, ISSN 1422-0067
Éditeur: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/ijms20030675

Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Biocomposites Made of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) and Potato Pulp Powder

Auteurs: Maria Cristina Righetti, Patrizia Cinelli, Norma Mallegni, Andreas Stäbler, Andrea Lazzeri
Publié dans: Polymers, 11/2, 2019, Page(s) 308, ISSN 2073-4360
Éditeur: MDPI AG
DOI: 10.3390/polym11020308

Thermal, Mechanical, Viscoelastic and Morphological Properties of Poly(lactic acid) based Biocomposites with Potato Pulp Powder Treated with Waxes

Auteurs: Maria Righetti, Patrizia Cinelli, Norma Mallegni, Carlo Massa, Laura Aliotta, Andrea Lazzeri
Publié dans: Materials, 12/6, 2019, Page(s) 990, ISSN 1996-1944
Éditeur: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/ma12060990