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2024

D1.7 Energy and Water recommendations

DELIVERABLES - 10 Jun 2024

Deliverable D1.7 provides recommendations for energy efficiency and sustainable water management in A2C processes, emphasizing the use of renewable energy and water reuse to minimize environmental impact. It highlights the importance of optimizing these processes during the design phase to enhance energy efficiency and economic viability, as they are currently at a medium Technology Readiness Level (TRL). The deliverable also outlines generic recommendations for energy-efficient equipment and renewable energy sources, particularly solar, wind, biomass, biogas, and hydrogen, with specific measures to be detailed as more information becomes available.

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PHBV cycle of life using waste as a starting point: from production to recyclability

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS - 04 Jun 2024

Global concern over plastic pollution is driving new policies, consumption changes, and research into biodegradable polymers like PHBV, which are produced from agri-food waste and offer sustainable alternatives to traditional plastics. Read the paper to learn more about this topic. Authors: Salvador García-Chumillas, Teresa Guerrero-Murcia, María Nicolás-Liza, Fuensanta Monzó, Alexandra Simica, Lorena Simó-Cabrera and Rosa María Martínez-Espinosa

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D7.1 Public engagement strategy

DELIVERABLE - 19 Mar 2024

This document summarizes activities and outcomes of Agro2Circular by detailing activities and lessons learned. The strategy aims to facilitate the co-design and acceptance of the A2C multidimensional model, demonstrating adoption in the Murcia A2C cluster and its replication potential. It focuses on regional engagement, with a community-based innovation scheme at the local level. The document designs a conceptual framework for public engagement, conducts ecosystem analysis and diagnosis, and drafts an action plan with priorities and activities. Dissemination and communication measures are also defined, to be refined and reported in subsequent updates along with conclusions and lessons learned.

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D7.5 Evaluation framework and Methodology

DELIVERABLE - 19 Mar 2024

This report details the evaluation framework and methodology for assessing the environmental, socio-cultural, and socio-economic feasibility, as well as the potential impact of Agro2Circular systemic solution. The evaluation utilizes a theory-based approach and the Life-Cycle Sustainability Assessment model, focusing on intervention processes, results, and underlying change mechanisms. It integrates environmental Life-Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing, and Social Life Cycle Assessment techniques within a triple bottom line sustainability perspective.

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D8.2 Interim report on Communication and Dissemination

DELIVERABLE - 19 Mar 2024

The aim of this document is to give account of the Communication and Dissemination activities implemented within the first 18 months of implementation of the Agro2Circular project, covering from October 2021 until March 2023.

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D9.1: Project Management Guideline and Quality Plan

DELIVERABLE - 05 Mar 2024

The objective of this Deliverable is to establish and describe the methodology, procedures, and activities of planning, organising, securing, monitoring, and managing the resources and work necessary to deliver the specific project goals and objectives in an effective and efficient way.

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