Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

Submitted by (@arbkmtz2)

BIOFUEL PRODUCTION USING ORANGE PEELS

In large cities such as Mexico City, the production of urban solid waste is alarming, so the use of waste is of vital importance. In this project, we propose to recover orange peels to produce biodiesel and other products of commercial interest. To do this, the collected peels must be dried and pulverized to extract the oil with n-hexane. The process produces, in smaller quantities but with high economic value, D-limonene, ...more »

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Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

Submitted by (@arbkmtz2)

BIOFUEL PRODUCTION USING ORANGE PEELS

In large cities such as Mexico City, the production of urban solid waste is alarming, so the use of waste is of vital importance. In this project, we propose to recover orange peels to produce biodiesel and other products of commercial interest. To do this, the collected peels must be dried and pulverized to extract the oil with n-hexane. The process produces, in smaller quantities but with high economic value, D-limonene, ...more »

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Submitted by (@ernestoalonso94) and 2 others

ROCAPET. Sustainable Structural Concrete

We go to the store, buy water or soda, and then when we're done we just throw the bottle away, and that's it. One disposable container is no big deal ... but what about a hundred million? Each year, consumer studies agree, every Mexican throws away more than 7 kilograms of empty bottles, which together generate more than 780,000 tons annually. Mexico is the largest consumer ...more »

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