Current Trends in Waste Valorization

Eldon Rene, Prakash Sarangi, Violeta Sanchez i Nogue, Anna Schnurer, Davinia Salvachua

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This paper presents the scientific breakthroughs made in bioprocess engineering and microbial biotechnology for the conversion of wastes into products with added value and/or biofuels. The significant results obtained in the emerging fields of hybrid electrosynthesis, the role of enzymes in the degradation of plastics, polyhydroxyalkanoate and 5-aminolevulinic acid production, fermentation technology and the application of molecular engineering tools to bioprocess technology are highlighted.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)173-176
Number of pages4
JournalMicrobial Biotechnology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2023

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© 2022 The Authors. Microbial Biotechnology published by Applied Microbiology International and John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/JA-2800-85532


  • biofuels
  • bioprocess engineering
  • microbial biotechnology
  • waste conversion


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