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Agri-food Waste Valorisation

Green Chemistry Series


James H. Clark, Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK

Series editors:

Catherine Birch, AgriFood X Limited, UK

Graham Bonwick, AgriFood X Limited, UK

George A. Kraus, Iowa State University, USA

Andrzej Stankiewicz, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Titles in the series:

1: The Future of Glycerol: New Uses of a Versatile Raw Material

2: Alternative Solvents for Green Chemistry

3: Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Fine Chemicals

4: Sustainable Solutions for Modern Economies

5: Chemical Reactions and Processes under Flow Conditions

6: Radical Reactions in Aqueous Media

7: Aqueous Microwave Chemistry

8: The Future of Glycerol: 2nd Edition

9: Transportation Biofuels: Novel Pathways for the Production of Ethanol, Biogas and Biodiesel

10: Alternatives to Conventional Food Processing

11: Green Trends in Insect Control

12: A Handbook of Applied Biopolymer Technology: Synthesis, Degradation and Applications

13: Challenges in Green Analytical Chemistry

14: Advanced Oil Crop Biorefineries

15: Enantioselective Homogeneous Supported Catalysis

16: Natural Polymers Volume 1: Composites

17: Natural Polymers Volume 2: Nanocomposites

18: Integrated Forest Biorefineries

19: Sustainable Preparation of Metal Nanoparticles: Methods and Applications

20: Alternative Solvents for Green Chemistry: 2nd Edition

21: Natural Product Extraction: Principles and Applications

22: Element Recovery and Sustainability

23: Green Materials for Sustainable Water Remediation and Treatment

24: The Economic Utilisation of Food Co-Products

25: Biomass for Sustainable Applications: Pollution Remediation and Energy

26: From C–H to C–C Bonds: Cross-Dehydrogenative-Coupling

27: Renewable Resources for Biorefineries

28: Transition Metal Catalysis in Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation

29: Green Materials from Plant Oils

30: Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) Based Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites

31: Ball Milling Towards Green Synthesis: Applications, Projects, Challenges

32: Porous Carbon Materials from Sustainable Precursors

33: Heterogeneous Catalysis for Today’s Challenges: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

34: Chemical Biotechnology and Bioengineering

35: Microwave-Assisted Polymerization

36: Ionic Liquids in the Biorefinery Concept: Challenges and Perspectives

37: Starch-based Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites

38: Sustainable Catalysis: With Non-endangered Metals, Part 1

39: Sustainable Catalysis: With Non-endangered Metals, Part 2

40: Sustainable Catalysis: Without Metals or Other Endangered Elements, Part 1

41: Sustainable Catalysis: Without Metals or Other Endangered Elements, Part 2

42: Green Photo-active Nanomaterials

43: Commercializing Biobased Products: Opportunities, Challenges, Benefits, and Risks

44: Biomass Sugars for Non-Fuel Applications

45: White Biotechnology for Sustainable Chemistry

46: Green and Sustainable Medicinal Chemistry: Methods, Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry

47: Alternative Energy Sources for Green Chemistry

48: High Pressure Technologies in Biomass Conversion

49: Sustainable Solvents: Perspectives from Research, Business and International Policy

50: Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass: Advances in Science and Technology

51: Catalyst-free Organic Synthesis

52: Hazardous Reagent Substitution: A Pharmaceutical Perspective

53: Alternatives to Conventional Food Processing: 2nd Edition

54: Sustainable Synthesis of Pharmaceuticals: Using Transition Metal Complexes as Catalysts

55: Intensification of Biobased Processes

56: Sustainable Catalysis for Biorefineries

57: Supercritical and Other High-pressure Solvent Systems: For Extraction, Reaction and Material Processing

58: Biobased Aerogels: Polysaccharide and Protein-based Materials

59: Rubber Recycling: Challenges and Developments

60: Green Chemistry for Surface Coatings, Inks and Adhesives: Sustainable Applications

61: Green Synthetic Processes and Procedures

62: Resource Recovery from Wastes: Towards a Circular Economy

63: Flow Chemistry: Integrated Approaches for Practical Applications

64: Transition Towards a Sustainable Biobased Economy

65: Transportation Biofuels: Pathways for Production: 2nd Edition

66: Challenges in Green Analytical Chemistry: 2nd Edition

67: CO2-switchable Materials: Solvents, Surfactants, Solutes and Solids

68: Green Toxicology: Making Chemicals Benign by Design

69: Sustainable and Functional Redox Chemistry

70: Waste Valorisation Using Ionic Liquids

71: Natural Product Extraction: Principles and Applications: 2nd Edition

72: Renewable Resources for Surface Coatings, Inks and Adhesives

73: Green Corrosion Inhibition: Fundamentals, Design, Synthesis and Applications

74: Chemical Valorisation of Carbon Dioxide

75: Green Sample Preparation Techniques: Concepts, Novel Materials and Solvents, and Applications

76: Methane Conversion Routes: Status and Prospects

77: Green Gasoline: A Green Spark Transportation Fuel

78: Agri-food Waste Valorisation

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Agri-food Waste Valorisation

Edited by

Pankaj Chowdhary

CSIR Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, India


Abhay Raj

CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, India


Green Chemistry Series No. 78

Print ISBN: 978-1-83916-803-1

PDF ISBN: 978-1-83767-009-3

EPUB ISBN: 978-1-83767-010-9

Print ISSN: 1757-7039

Electronic ISSN: 1757-7047

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library

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