Sustainable consumption and production

Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 110, January 2019, Pages 116-128.

Supporting SDG 14 (life below water) and 12 (responsible consumption and production), this review outlines recent advances in freshwater micro-nano plastic research methods.
This book chapter addresses goals 6, 9, and 12 and 14 by presenting the feasibility of traditional and nature-based in situ treatment processes for beverage effluents addressing the environmental problems associated with its management and providing the relevant socioeconomic and environmental values.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 110, January 2019, Pages 321-326.

Directly relevant to SDG 14 (life below water) and 12 (responsible consumption and production), this review explores the abundance, distribution and composition of microplastics in the Mediterranean Sea.
This report provides an assessment of how companies in the UN Global Compact are adopting the Ten Principles and taking action to deliver on the SDGs. It contributes to Goals 10, 12 and 17.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 110, January 2019, Pages 150-159.

This critical review evaluates environmental microplastic research methodologies. Developing standardized sampling techniques may advance the efficiency, accuracy and ease of future microplastic research. Improved understanding of microplastic impacts will advance progress towards multiple SDG's.
This research contributes to SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and SDG 12 (responsible production and consumption). Using a multiple-scale socio–economic water cycling model, the impacts of water price reform, water reallocation schemes, and industrialization processes on water resources utilization are analysed in north-western China.
This solution-focused report — the fourth in its series — offers 10 new markets which could help get the Global Goals back on track, such as blockchain-based land rights for Goal 10 and energy-efficient cooling for Goal 13. The report aims to demonstrate how global sustainability challenges and risks can be seen as opportunities.
Elsevier,

Sustainable Materials and Technologies, Volume 19, 2019, e00087, ISSN 2214-9937

The increased demand for Lithium ion batteries (LIB) has highlighted potential problems in the supply chain of raw materials needed for their manufacture. This paper reviews the current state of the LIB supply chain, addresses issues associated with end-of-life, and sheds light on the importance of recycling from the environmental and value chain perspectives, addressing SDGs 7, 9 and 12.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 109, December 2018, Pages 173-179.

Linked to SDG's 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 14 (life below water), this critical review explores recent research on microplastics in the Mediterranean Sea.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 109, December 2018, Pages 214-226.

Supporting progress towards multiple SDG's including SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production), this article reviews a technology used to identify and quantify microplastics in environmental and food samples.

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