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Sustainability Transition Assessment and Research of Bio-based Products

Deliverables

Recommendations concerning current sustainability standards associated with bio-based products (output of T8.1) and amendments to current standards of bio-based products (output of T8.2 and T8.3)
Fast-track documentation for the procedure of certification of bio-based products (output of T8.7)
Life cycle inventory of feedstock production and upstream processing
Land Use Changes applied to the case studies
Blueprint of sustainability certification schemes for bio-based products (output of T8.4, T8.5 and T8.6)
Criteria and indicators developed for conducting S-LCA social impact assessment
Selection of environmental indicators and impact categories for the life cycle assessment of bio-based products
Potential links to BE monitoring activities and their support by STAR-ProBio results
Recommendations for standards and criteria for (eco)labels for bio-based products
Set of recommendations for land use policies
Examination of existing ILUC approaches and application to bio-based materials
Report on end-of-life social and socio-economic assessment
Report on policy effectiveness and alternative scenarios comparison
Proposal for a co-regulation framework for the use of sustainability certification schemes in the production of bio-based products
Report summarizing the findings of the literature review on environmental indicators related to bio-based products
Acceptance factors among consumers and businesses for bio-based sustainability schemes
Comprehensive overview of existing regulatory and voluntary frameworks on sustainability assessment
Results of the experiment / Case study
Assessing sustainability of managed end-of-life options for bio-based products in a circular economy
Mapping of relevant value chains and stakeholders
Environmental impact assessment of feedstock production and upstream processing

Publications

Gaps and Research Demand for Sustainability Certification and Standardisation in a Sustainable Bio-Based Economy in the EU

Author(s): Stefan Majer, Simone Wurster, David Moosmann, Luana Ladu, Beike Sumfleth, Daniela Thrän
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 10/7, 2018, Page(s) 2455, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su10072455

Bridging the Gaps for a ‘Circular’ Bioeconomy: Selection Criteria, Bio-Based Value Chain and Stakeholder Mapping

Author(s): Kadambari Lokesh, Luana Ladu, Louise Summerton
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 10/6, 2018, Page(s) 1695, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su10061695

Social Life Cycle Approach as a Tool for Promoting the Market Uptake of Bio-Based Products from a Consumer Perspective

Author(s): Pasquale Falcone, Enrica Imbert
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 10/4, 2018, Page(s) 1031, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su10041031

Integrated evaluation of wine lees valorization to produce value-added products

Author(s): Antonio Cortés, Maria Teresa Moreira, Gumersindo Feijoo
Published in: Waste Management, Issue 95, 2019, Page(s) 70-77, ISSN 0956-053X
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2019.05.056

Comparative environmental Life Cycle Assessment of integral revalorization of vine shoots from a biorefinery perspective

Author(s): Patricia Gullón, Beatriz Gullón, Izaskun Dávila, Jalel Labidi, Sara Gonzalez-Garcia
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 624, 2018, Page(s) 225-240, ISSN 0048-9697
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.036

End-of-waste life: Inventory of alternative end-of-use recirculation routes of bio-based plastics in the European Union context

Author(s): Demetres Briassoulis, Anastasia Pikasi, Miltiadis Hiskakis
Published in: Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, Issue 49/20, 2019, Page(s) 1835-1892, ISSN 1064-3389
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
DOI: 10.1080/10643389.2019.1591867

Transitioning towards the bio‐economy: Assessing the social dimension through a stakeholder lens

Author(s): Pasquale Marcello Falcone, Sara González García, Enrica Imbert, Lucía Lijó, María Teresa Moreira, Almona Tani, Valentina Elena Tartiu, Piergiuseppe Morone
Published in: Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Issue 26(5), 2019, Page(s) 1009-1153, ISSN 1535-3958
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
DOI: 10.1002/csr.1791

Sustainable production of bio-based chemicals and polymers via integrated biomass refining and bioprocessing in a circular bioeconomy context

Author(s): Sofia Maria Ioannidou, Chrysanthi Pateraki, Dimitrios Ladakis, Harris Papapostolou, Maria Tsakona, Anestis Vlysidis, Ioannis K. Kookos, Apostolis Koutinas
Published in: Bioresource Technology, Issue 307, 2020, Page(s) 123093, ISSN 0960-8524
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2020.123093

Environmental implications of biohydrogen based energy production from steam reforming of alcoholic waste

Author(s): Antonio Cortés, Gumersindo Feijoo, Antonio Chica, Javier Francisco Da Costa-Serra, María Teresa Moreira
Published in: Industrial Crops and Products, Issue 138, 2019, Page(s) 111465, ISSN 0926-6690
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2019.111465

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of industrial pine roundwood production in Brazilian forests

Author(s): Fabiane Salles Ferro, Diogo Aparecido Lopes Silva, Felipe Hideyoshi Icimoto, Francisco Antonio Rocco Lahr, Sara González-García
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 640-641, 2018, Page(s) 599-608, ISSN 0048-9697
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.262

Exploring the production of bio-succinic acid from apple pomace using an environmental approach

Author(s): Sara González-García, Lucía Argiz, Patricia Míguez, Beatriz Gullón
Published in: Chemical Engineering Journal, Issue 350, 2018, Page(s) 982-991, ISSN 1385-8947
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.06.052

Estimating the environmental impacts of a brewery waste–based biorefinery: Bio-ethanol and xylooligosaccharides joint production case study

Author(s): Sara González-García, Pablo Comendador Morales, Beatriz Gullón
Published in: Industrial Crops and Products, Issue 123, 2018, Page(s) 331-340, ISSN 0926-6690
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.07.003

Exploring the production of bio-energy from wood biomass. Italian case study

Author(s): Sara González-García, Jacopo Bacenetti
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 647, 2019, Page(s) 158-168, ISSN 0048-9697
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.295

The transition towards a bio-based economy: A comparative study based on social network analysis

Author(s): Enrica Imbert, Luana Ladu, Almona Tani, Piergiuseppe Morone
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management, Issue 230, 2019, Page(s) 255-265, ISSN 0301-4797
Publisher: Academic Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.09.068

Assessing the environmental sustainability of glucose from wheat as a fermentation feedstock

Author(s): Iana Salim, Sara González-García, Gumersindo Feijoo, Maria Teresa Moreira
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management, Issue 247, 2019, Page(s) 323-332, ISSN 0301-4797
Publisher: Academic Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.06.016

Comparative evaluation of lignocellulosic biorefinery scenarios under a life-cycle assessment approach

Author(s): Sara Bello, Carmen Ríos, Gumersindo Feijoo, María Teresa Moreira
Published in: Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, Issue 12/6, 2018, Page(s) 1047-1064, ISSN 1932-104X
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
DOI: 10.1002/bbb.1921

Hybridised sustainability metrics for use in life cycle assessment of bio-based products: resource efficiency and circularity

Author(s): Kadambari Lokesh, Avtar S. Matharu, Ioannis K. Kookos, Dimitris Ladakis, Apostolis Koutinas, Piergiuseppe Morone, James Clark
Published in: Green Chemistry, Issue 22/3, 2020, Page(s) 803-813, ISSN 1463-9262
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02992C

Environmental external cost of poplar wood chips sustainable production

Author(s): Ewelina Olba-Zięty, Mariusz J. Stolarski, Michał Krzyżaniak, Janusz Gołaszewski
Published in: Journal of Cleaner Production, Issue 252, 2020, Page(s) 119854, ISSN 0959-6526
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119854

Bio-Based Products in the Automotive Industry: The Need for Ecolabels, Standards, and Regulations

Author(s): Simone Wurster, Luana Ladu
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 12/4, 2020, Page(s) 1623, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su12041623

Effect of Bio-Based Products on Waste Management

Author(s): Irena Wojnowska-Baryła, Dorota Kulikowska, Katarzyna Bernat
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 12/5, 2020, Page(s) 2088, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su12052088

Strengths and gaps of the EU frameworks for the sustainability assessment of bio-based products and bioenergy

Author(s): David Moosmann, Stefan Majer, Sergio Ugarte, Luana Ladu, Simone Wurster, Daniela Thrän
Published in: Energy, Sustainability and Society, Issue 10/1, 2020, ISSN 2192-0567
Publisher: BMC
DOI: 10.1186/s13705-020-00251-8

Harmonization of criteria and operationalization of sustainable development indicators in the assessment of bioproducts

Author(s): Witkowska-Dąbrowska, Mirosława; Napiórkowska-Baryła, Agnieszka; Świdyńska, Natalia
Published in: Ekonomia i Środowisko, Issue 1/72, 2020, Page(s) 60-73, ISSN 0867-8898
Publisher: Polish Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
DOI: 10.34659/2020/1/4

Meeting the Europe 2020 Strategy sustainable development guidelines by Poland

Author(s): Mirosława Witkowska-Dąbrowska, Natalia Świdyńska, Agnieszka Napiórkowska-Baryła
Published in: Prace Naukowe Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu, Issue 63/9, 2019, Page(s) 103-116, ISSN 1899-3192
Publisher: Wrocław University of Economics Publishing House
DOI: 10.15611/pn.2019.9.09

Tackling Uncertainty in the Bio-Based Economy

Author(s): Pasquale Marcello Falcone, Enrica Imbert
Published in: International Journal of Standardization Research, Issue 17 10.4018/IJSR.2019 http://services.igi-global.com/resolvedoi/resolve.aspx?doi=10.4018/IJSR.2019/1, 2019, Page(s) 74-84, ISSN 2470-8542
Publisher: IGI Global
DOI: 10.4018/IJSR.2019010105

Production of flavonol quercetin and fructooligosaccharides from onion (Allium cepa L.) waste: An environmental life cycle approach

Author(s): Beatriz Santiago, Ana Arias Calvo, Beatriz Gullón, Gumersindo Feijoo, Maria Teresa Moreira, Sara González-García
Published in: Chemical Engineering Journal, Issue 392, 2020, Page(s) 123772, ISSN 1385-8947
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.123772

Life cycle assessment of autochthonous varieties of wheat and artisanal bread production in Galicia, Spain

Author(s): Iana Câmara-Salim, Fernando Almeida-García, Sara González-García, Angeles Romero-Rodríguez, Benigno Ruíz-Nogueiras, Santiago Pereira-Lorenzo, Gumersindo Feijoo, Maria Teresa Moreira
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 713, 2020, Page(s) 136720, ISSN 0048-9697
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136720

Metrics for quantifying the circularity of bioplastics: The case of bio-based and biodegradable mulch films

Author(s): Francesco Razza, Cristiana Briani, Tony Breton, Diego Marazza
Published in: Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Issue 159, 2020, Page(s) 104753, ISSN 0921-3449
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.104753

Recirculation potential of post-consumer /industrial bio-based plastics through mechanical recycling - Techno-economic sustainability criteria and indicators

Author(s): Demetres Briassoulis, Anastasia Pikasi, Miltiadis Hiskakis
Published in: Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2020, Page(s) 109217, ISSN 0141-3910
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2020.109217

Transition Towards a Sustainable Biobased Economy

Author(s): Piergiuseppe Morone, James H Clark
Published in: RSC Green Chemistry Series, 2020, ISBN 978-1-78801-591-2
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/9781839160271

2.59 - Biorefinery Engineering

Author(s): Chrysanthi Pateraki, Aikaterini Papadaki, Apostolis Koutinas, Vasiliki Kachrimanidou
Published in: Comprehensive Biotechnology (Third Edition), Issue Volume 2: Engineering Perspectives in Biotechnology, 2019, Page(s) 879-892, ISBN 978-0-444-64047-5
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-444-64046-8.00107-5

Inventory of food processing side streams in EU and prospects for biorefinery development

Author(s): D. Ladakis, H. Papapostolou, A. Vlysidis, A. Koutina
Published in: Food Industry Wastes 2nd Edition, 2020, Page(s) Chapter 9, ISBN 9780-128171219
Publisher: Academic Press

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