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Open Access Original Research

Recycling Potential in the European Union (EU) of Low Voltage Three-Phase Induction Motors Up to 75 kW of Power: Quantitative Analysis

Received: 16 November 2022;  Published: 15 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2302032


This article quantifies the recycling potential of the metallic materials that make up three-phase induction motors. The data on the use of electric motors by type and power determines that the most significant recycling potential lies in this low-voltage motor which powers up to 75 kW. The work aim [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Comparing Two Strategies for Locating Hydrogen Refueling Stations under High Demand Uncertainty

Received: 21 February 2023;  Published: 15 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2302031


This research aims to model and compare two strategies for locating new hydrogen refueling stations (HRS) in a context of high uncertainty on H2 demand and on the spatial distribution of demand points. The first strategy S1 represented by an agent-based model integ [...]

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Open Access Review

Laccase: A Green Solution for Environmental Problems

Received: 21 February 2023;  Published: 05 May 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2302030


A multicopper oxidase, laccases catalyze the four-electron reduction of the substrate with the use of molecular oxygen. Laccases are abundant in nature and can be found in virtually every form of life on the planet. Generally speaking, laccases are classified into three types: blue, white, and yello [...]

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Open Access Original Research

N2O Emission Pattern in A Legume-Based Agroecosystem

Received: 26 January 2023;  Published: 26 April 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2302029


Legumes provide several ecological services to agroecosystems, but there is a lack of references on services related to N flows for a wide range of legume crops. N2O emissions were measured in two field experiments using a two-year legume-cereal crop sequence. In the first yea [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Chemical Regeneration of Activated Carbon Used in A Water Treatment System for Medical Services

Received: 25 October 2022;  Published: 21 April 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2302028


The chemical regeneration of exhausted granular activated carbon (GAC) from a water treatment plant to produce dialysis water used in hemodialysis treatments for chronic renal disease patients from a general Hospital of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba, was investigated. Activated carbon (AC) exhausted [...]

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Open Access Review

Greener Aspects of Nanoparticle Synthesis for Water Remediation: Challenges and Future Perspective

Received: 14 December 2022;  Published: 14 April 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2302027


Continued industrialization, urbanization and ecological destruction have caused significant environmental problems, particularly increased water pollution. Introducing harmful organic and inorganic effluents into watercourses has limited the supply and accessibility of safe [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Association between Urban Socio-Environmental Characteristics Including Travel Behavior, and Health Performance

Received: 25 October 2022;  Published: 06 April 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2302026


Understanding the urban environment and the health status of residents is necessary for appropriate administrative services and regional management. This study used indicator scores derived from the area statistics of cities in the Tokyo metropolitan area to identify factors that affect health statu [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Comparison of Household Environmental Factors among Children with Reported Asthma and Controls

Received: 09 December 2022;  Published: 16 March 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301025


The present research was part of a cross-sectional project involving children aged 8 to 10 years in Porto, Portugal. The project involved a first research part at primary schools where the health tests and a questionnaire were performed and a second research part concerning e [...]

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Open Access Short Communication

Using Plastic Wastes to Exemplify Justice Dimensions of Extended Producer Responsibility

Received: 20 December 2022;  Published: 10 March 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301024


Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) places liability, physical, financial, and/or informative responsibility for a product throughout its life cycle on its producer. Implementing such schemes is expected to result in many environmental and social benefits. Yet, academic and practitioner discussio [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Modeling Water Quality of AMD along the Flow Path

Received: 30 October 2022;  Published: 28 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301023


The water balance is severely disturbed in post-mining landscapes like Lusatia/Germany. Mine waters (amd) enter the environment and spread in groundwater and surface waters. Groundwater containing high amounts of pyrite weathering products flows into receiving waters due to lignite mining for severa [...]

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