Agricultural Residues (Wastes) for Manufacture of Paper, Board, and Miscellaneous Products: Background Overview and Future Prospects

Authors: Yehia Fahmy, Tamer Y A Fahmy, Fardous Mobarak, Mohamed El-Sakhawy, M H Fadl
Publisher: Figshare
Rights: CC BY 4.0
Terms of Re-use: CC-BY
Content Provider: DataCite Metadata Store (German National Library of Science and Technology)

An extensive background overview on the use of agricultural residues (wastes) for production of paper, board, binderless board, energy, different types of fuels by pyrolysis (solid, liquid and gaseous fuel), many petrochemicals substitutes, charcoal (active carbon), dissolving pulps and rayon. It includes both scientific and industrial data, case studies, current status, sustainability of paper and sugar industries, green nanotechnology, and future prospects.

Illustration Photo: Cotton stalks (credits: Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kathleen Phillips / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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