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Production of high calorific value biochars by low temperature pyrolysis of lipid wastes and lignocellulosic biomass

Durão, L., Gonçalves, M., Nobre, C., Alves, O., Brito, P. & Mendes, B., 1 Jan 2019, Innovation, Engineering and Entrepreneurship. Veiga, G., Machado, J. & Soares, F. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 655-661 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 505).

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Calorific value
Lipids
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Sawdust
2018

Gasification of pellets produced from blends of biomass wastes and refuse derived fuel char

Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M., Longo, A., Vilarinho, C. & Mendes, B., 1 Jan 2018, ECOS 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. UMDGEO - Department of Geography of University of Minho

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Refuse derived fuels
Gasification
Biomass
Ashes
biomass

Production of low-cost adsorbents by torrefaction of biomass wastes from Arundo donax L. and Phoenix canariensis

Correia, R., Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M. & Mendes, B., 2018, ECOS 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. UMDGEO - Department of Geography of University of Minho

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Adsorbents
dye
Biomass
Dyes
biomass

Pyrolysis of lipid wastes under different atmospheres: vacuum, nitrogen and methane

Durão, L., Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., Oliveira, A., Nobre, C., Mendes, B., Kolaitis, T. & Tsoutsos, T., 1 Jan 2018, WASTES - Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II - Selected papers from the 4th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2017. de Lurdes Lopes, M., Vilarinho, C. & Castro, F. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 425-430 6 p.

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pyrolysis
methane
lipid
atmosphere
oil

Upgrading of refuse derived fuel through torrefaction: Evaluation of RDF char fuel properties

Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M., Vilarinho, C. & Mendes, B., 2018, ECOS 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. UMDGEO - Department of Geography of University of Minho

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Refuse derived fuels
Coal ash
Raw materials
evaluation
refuse derived fuel
2016

Flexibilidade, eficiência e segurança na logística a temperatura controlada de géneros alimentícios

Moreira, MP., Souza, V. G. L., Fernando, A. L. & Mendes, B., 2016, Proceedings of CYTEF 2016 − Advances in Refrigeration Sciences and Technologies, VIII Iberian Congress, VI Ibero-American Congress Refrigeration Sciences and Technologies, 3-6 May 2016, Coimbra, Portugal. Gaspar, AMR. & Ruivo, CR. (eds.). ADAI, Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Aerodinâmica Industrial, 5 p.

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Gasification of mixtures of lignocellulosic wastes and refuse derived char

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 2nd International Conference on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Engineering. p. 415

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Gasification
Biomass
Calorific value
Tar
Solid wastes

Remediation of landfill leachate using bottom ash from mixtures of biomass and RDF

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 3rd International Congress on Water, Waste and Energy Management. p. 510

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Using torrefied biomass wastes as low-cost adsorbents for methylene blue dye

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 3rd International Congress on Water, Waste and Energy Management. p. 499

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Valorização de resíduos de biomassa através da sua utilização como adsorventes de baixo custo na remediação de azul de metileno

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 1º Simpósio Luso-Brasileito sobre Modelos e Práticas de Sustentabilidade. p. 437

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2015

Potentiality of Miscanthus Production in Zn Contaminated Soils

Boléo, S. M. T., Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Duarte, M. P. & Mendes, B. S., 2015, Proceedings of the 23rd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition: Setting the course for a Biobased Economy. Obernberger, I., Baxter, D., Grassi, A. & Helm, P. (eds.). ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, p. 285 - 288 4 p. (European Biomass Conference and Exhibition).

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Miscanthus
polluted soils
Miscanthus floridulus
Miscanthus sinensis
biomass

Production of biosorbents from waste olive cake and its adsorption characteristics for Al (III)

Fernando, A. L., Rito, F. I. H., Pulido, S. F. F. & Mendes, B., 2015, Book of Proceedings 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities. Vilarinho, C., Castro, F., Carvalho, J., Russo, M. & Araújo, J. (eds.). CVR, Centro de valorização de Residuos, p. 106-108 3 p.

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Productivity and biomass quality of Miscanthus in soils contaminated with zinc

Boléo, S. M. T., Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Duarte, M. P. & Mendes, B. S., 2015, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Food and Biosystems Engineering (FaBE2015). Petrotos, K. & Leontopoulos, S. (eds.). Greece: Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly, Vol. 1. p. 139-144 6 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Remediation of soils contaminated with zinc by miscanthus

Boléo, S., Fernando, A. L., Barbosa, B., Costa, J., Duarte, M. P. & Mendes, B., 2015, Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities - Selected Papers from the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2015. Vilarinho, C., Castro, F. & Russo, M. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 37-41 5 p.

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Remediation
Irrigation
Zinc
Soils
Land use
5 Citations (Scopus)

Torrefaction effects on composition and quality of biomass wastes pellets

Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M., Mendes, B., Vilarinho, C. & Teixeira, J., 2015, Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities - Selected Papers from the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2015. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 171-176 6 p.

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Biomass
Chemical analysis
Temperature
Coal ash
Binders
2014

Extraction of Essential Oils from Forestry Wastes: A Contribution to the Sustainability of Forest Management?

Mendes, B. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2014, Seminário Luso-Brasileiro de Ciências do Ambiente e Empresariais. p. 1-4

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Extraction of Essential Oils from Forestry Wastes: A Contribution to the Sustainability of Forest Management?

Mendes, B. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2014, Lignocellulosic Crops as Feedstock for the Future Biorefineries. p. 1-4

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How Sustainable is the Production of Energy Crops in Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils?

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2014, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. p. 1593-1596

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Open Access

PFC3 - Photocatalytic Degradation of Pharmaceutical Compounds by TIO2: An Ecotoxicity Assessment

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2014, Proceedings of the 10th Inorganic Chemistry Conference – Sociedade Portuguesa de Química. p. 35

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Phytoremediation of Cd and Ni Contaminated Wastewaters by Miscanthus

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2014, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. p. 303-307

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Open Access

Phytoremediation response of Arundo donax in soils contaminated with zinc and chromium, 2nd year results

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2014, Proceedings of the 19th international Conference for Renewable Resources and Plant Biotechnology. p. 1-8

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Wastewater reuse in the irrigation of Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L) as a strategy for combating desertification

Barbosa, B., Mendes, B. & Fernando, A. L., 2014, Proceedings of the Cascais World Forum 2012, Soil Bioengineering and land management, New challenges, Sustaining Our Land, Water and Life in Changing Climate, II Congress APENA, VII Congress AEIP, VI Congress EFIB, Cascais, Portugal, 19-22 September 2012. Silva, JM., Antunes, CR. & Bifulco, C. (eds.). p. 231-238 8 p.

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2013

Environmental and socio-economic impact assessment of the Miscanthus production in Zn contaminated soils.

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2013, International Conference: Wastes: solutions, treatments and opportunities. p. 657-662

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Environmental and socio-economic impact assessment of the production of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) when irrigated with treated wastewaters

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2013, 2 nd International Conference: Wastes: solutions, treatments and opportunities. p. 643-648

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Growth, Productivity and Biomass Quality of Arundo Irrigated with Zn and Cu Contaminated Wastewaters

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2013, 21th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. p. 308-310

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Open Access

Growth, Productivity and Biomass Quality of Kenaf Irrigated with Wastewaters - The Effect of Phosphate Ion

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2013, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. p. 381-384

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Open Access

Growth, Productivity and Biomass Quality of Three Miscanthus Genotypes Irrigated with Zn and Cu Contaminated Wastewaters.

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2013, Proceedings of the 21st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. p. 147-150

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Open Access

Phytoremediation Response of Arundo Donax in Soils Contaminated with Lead

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2013, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. p. 385 - 387

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Open Access

Phytoremediation Response of Arundo Donax L. in Soils Contaminated with Zinc and Chromium

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2013, Proceedings of the 21st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EU BC&E). p. 315-318

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Open Access

Phytoremediation response of three Miscanthus genotypes to soils contaminated with zinc

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2013, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. p. 311-314

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Open Access

Sorption of Lead (Pb2+) from aqueous solutions using chars obtained in the pyrolysis of forestry pine, rubber tires and plastics

Fonseca, I. M. D. F. L. D., Mendes, B. S., Nunes, N. C. L. D. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2013, VIII Jornadas Técnicas Internacionais de Resíduos (JTIR) - Gestão de Resíduos para a Sustentabilidade dos Recursos. p. 211-217 7 p.

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Forestry
Tires
Sorption
Pyrolysis
Plastics

Study on the effect of thermal pre-treatments in the thermophilic anaerobic digestion of a potato peel waste

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2013, BioGas World. p. 138-146

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The effect of termal pre-treatments on mesophilic anaerobic digestion of a food residue

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2013, International Conference Wastes – Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities. p. 127-132

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Using biomass fly ashes for the removal of phosphorus from a synthetic wastewater

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2013, Congress VIII Jornadas Técnicas Internacionais de Resíduos (JTIR). p. 218-224

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2012

Biomass ashes: are they suitable to remove phosphorus from wastewaters?

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2012, Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste. p. 1-12

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Characterization and potential applications of chars from the pyrolysis of polymeric residues

Bernardo, M., Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., Mendes, B. S. & Fonseca, I. M. D. F. L. D., 1 Jan 2012, WasteEng. p. 496-501 6 p.

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Ashes
Pyrolysis
Tars
Adsorption
Methylene Blue

Efeito da substituição de cloreto de sódio por cloreto de potássio na composição nutricional do queijo São João do Pico

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2012, Encontro de Química dos Alimentos. p. 75

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Evolução do teor de nitritos e nitratos e da concentração de pigmentos no fiambre e na mortadela ao longo do seu processo produtivo e do seu prazo de vida útil

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2012, Encontro de Química dos Alimentos. p. 148

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Growth, Productivity and Biomass Quality of Kenaf Irrigated with wastewaters – the effect of nitrate ion

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2012, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. p. 179-182

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Open Access

Perennial grasses: environmental benefits and constraints of its cultivation in Europe

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2012, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. p. 2092-2094

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Open Access

Production of biosorbents from Waste Olive cake and its adsorption characteristics for Cr (III) and Ni (II) ions

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2012, International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation (WasteEng). p. 899-904

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Study of the organic extraction and acidic leaching of chars obtained in the pyrolysis of plastics, tire rubber and forestry biomass wastes

Bernardo, M., Lapa, N., Gonçalves, M., Mendes, B. & Pinto, F. J., 2012, CHISA 2012 - 20th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering and PRES 2012 - 15th Conference PRES.

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Forestry
Tires
Leaching
Biomass
Pyrolysis

Use of kenaf in the phytodepuration of treated wastewaters containing different nitrate ion concentrations

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2012, International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation (WasteEng). p. 694-698

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2011

Avaliação funcional e sensorial de iogurte adoçado com mel

Mendes, B. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2011, na. p. CD rom, 5pp

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Differential distribution of chemical and ecotoxicological levels of biomass ashes by size fractionation

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2011, CD-ROM of the 1st International Conference on Wastes - Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 12-14 September, Universidade do Minho, Guimarães, Portugal. p. 6 pp.

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Environmental Pros and Cons of Energy Crops Cultivation in Europe

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2011, European Biomass Conference. p. 38-42

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Open Access

Growth, Productivity and Biomass Quality of Kenaf irrigated with wastewaters – the effect of ammonium ion

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2011, European Biomass Conference. p. 68-71

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Open Access

Intrinsic properties of new materials for civil engineering works based on the reuse of MSWI bottom ashes: chemical and ecotoxicological assessment

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2011, Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium. p. 1-10

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Physico-chemical properties and adsorption characteristics of chars produced in the co-pyrolysis of biomass, plastic and tire wastes

Mendes, B. S., Nunes, N. C. L. D. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2011, CD-ROM of the 1st International Conference on Wastes - Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 12-14 September, Universidade do Minho, Guimarães, Portugal. p. 6 pp.

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Propriedades funcionais dos chás Gorreana e Porto Formoso provenientes do arquipélago dos Açores

Mendes, B. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2011, Actas do 2º Seminário Luso-Brasileiro de Ciências do Ambiente e Empresariais. p. CD-ROM, 5pp

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