14-19 yrs

Assembly of several , microbial fuel cells for electricity production testing several carbohydrate rich nutrients. (download pdf)


Diluted aqueous solutions of metal salts are obtained during recycling processes. The use of ion exchange resins has been proofed to be the process of choice in this field (download pdf).

14-19 yrs

Flotation Deinking is the industrial process of removing printing ink from paper fibers of recycled paper to make deinked pulp. In Europe the most common process is froth flotation deinking (download pdf).

10-19 yrs

Disassembly of mobile phones, association between materials contained in the mobile phones and resources extracted and processed to produce the mobile phones (download pdf).

14-19 yrs

  • Precipitation and leaching: A more or less complex mixture of metal salts can be separated in the pure metals using a sequence of reactions causing some components to precipitate. This strategy is utilized in gold mining operations where gold is leached using cyanides (download pdf).
  • Anion exchanger: Separation of Cu2+ and Fe3+ by an ion exchanger (exchange resin) and the following detection reactions. (download pdf)

  • 10-19 yrs

    Importance of RMs in emerging technologies (download pdf).

    10-13 yrs

    Saving copper from waste. (download pdf)

    14-19 yrs

    Biopolymers from sustainable resources are being considered as alternatives to commodity synthetic polymers. Keratin from wool wastes can be used to prepare biodegradable new products for biomedical fields and filtration systems for water depuration and air cleaning.(download pdf)

    14-19 yrs

    Identify rare earths within a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) (download pdf).

    14-19 yrs

    Struvite from urine. (download pdf)