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See detailEvaluation environnementale de la production d'électricité photovoltaïque par Analyse du Cycle de Vie
Gerbinet, Saïcha ULg; Belboom, Sandra ULg; Léonard, Angélique ULg

in Poster session: Quelles approches transversales pour intégrer le développement durable dans la recherche? Exemples en Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (2011, December 08)

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See detailEvaluation environnementale de la production d'électricité photovoltaïque par Analyse du Cycle de Vie
Gerbinet, Saïcha ULg; Belboom, Sandra ULg; Léonard, Angélique ULg

in Poster session - Quelles approches transversales pour intégrer le développement durable dans la recherche? Exemples en Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles - Recueil des Abstracts (2011, December 08)

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See detailWEEE management using LCA methodology : the fridge case study
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Deleu, Xavier et al

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See detailEnvironmental impact of photovoltaic power by Life Cycle Assessment
Gerbinet, Saïcha ULg; Belboom, Sandra ULg; Léonard, Angélique ULg

in Conference Proccedings - Volume 1 : Academic Papers (2011, November 03)

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See detailEnvironmental performance of waste management through years using Life Cycle Assessment
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Digneffe, Jean-Marc et al

Conference (2011, November 03)

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Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Deleu, Xavier et al

in Conference Proccedings - Volume 1 : Academic Papers (2011, November)

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See detailImproving bioethanol production by increasing sugar beet crop yield
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Léonard, Angélique ULg

in CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources (2011), 6(24), 1-10

This review presents a summary of published papers about the improvement of sugar beet yield and its transformation into bioethanol. After situating the current political and economic context of the sugar ... [more ▼]

This review presents a summary of published papers about the improvement of sugar beet yield and its transformation into bioethanol. After situating the current political and economic context of the sugar beet crop, influence of factors during the crop growth is studied. Main factor influencing the crop yield and, consequently the bioethanol yield is the weather variability. Others parameters as climate change, fertilizer and crop management are evocated and explained in further paragraphs. Irrigation takes also place in semi-arid countries and plays a role in the different results. After the overview of the crop growth conditions, the sugar beet transformation into bioethanol has been pointed out with the most energetic steps, the different available raw materials from sugar beet and the optimal parameters to get the highest possible yield in terms of bioethanol. To provide economics on bioenergy production, the goal is to obtain the highest yield available in terms of sugar beet, sugar and then bioethanol. Some savings can be made with energy reduction during the fermentation or distillation steps. A sole guideline to reach this goal is not available because of the variability of the parameters depending on the location and on the weather forecasts. [less ▲]

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See detailImpact environnemental des procédés de valorisation des boues : revue des ACV réalisées
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Léonard, Angélique ULg

Conference given outside the academic context (2011)

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See detailWEEE management using LCA methodology : the fridge case study
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Deleu, Xavier et al

Poster (2011, March 01)

This study is based on WEEE life cycle assessment and more particularly on treatment and valorization of fridges and freezers. Two scenarios were envisaged: situation before fridge collect and the Belgian ... [more ▼]

This study is based on WEEE life cycle assessment and more particularly on treatment and valorization of fridges and freezers. Two scenarios were envisaged: situation before fridge collect and the Belgian current situation where all national fridges are treated in Liège. Results of this study prove the importance of collecting and valorizing fridges especially for old fridges containing refrigerant banned by the Montreal Protocol. Recovery and incineration of the pollutants permit to reduce climate change and ozone depletion impacts. [less ▲]

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Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Deleu, Xavier et al

in SETAC Europe 17th LCA Case Studies Symposium : "Sustainable lifestyles", Budapest 28 February - 1 March 2011 (2011, March)

This study is based on WEEE life cycle assessment and more particularly on treatment and valorization of fridges and freezers. Two scenarios were envisaged: situation before fridge collect and the Belgian ... [more ▼]

This study is based on WEEE life cycle assessment and more particularly on treatment and valorization of fridges and freezers. Two scenarios were envisaged: situation before fridge collect and the Belgian current situation where all national fridges are treated in Liège. Results of this study prove the importance of collecting and valorizing fridges especially for old fridges containing refrigerant banned by the Montreal Protocol. Recovery and incineration of the pollutants permit to reduce climate change and ozone depletion impacts. [less ▲]

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See detailA life cycle assessment of injectable drug primary packaging: comparing the traditional process in glass vials with the closed vial technology (polymer vials)
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Verjans, Benoît et al

in International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2011), 16(2), 159-167

This study compares environmental impacts of two primary packaging alternatives used for injectable drugs: the traditional method based on glass vials and the method developed by Aseptic Technologies ... [more ▼]

This study compares environmental impacts of two primary packaging alternatives used for injectable drugs: the traditional method based on glass vials and the method developed by Aseptic Technologies based on polymer vials. A critical review by an external LCA expert was made. [less ▲]

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See detailEvolution of municipal waste management in Belgium (Liège) for the last thirty years
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Digneffe, Jean-Marc et al

in SETAC Europe 17th LCA Case Studies Symposium : "Sustainable lifestyles", Budapest 28 February - 1 March 2011 (2011)

Waste is considered as a major concern of our century. Management tools were provided to help municipalities to reduce their emissions and to find the best way to valorize their waste. Life cycle ... [more ▼]

Waste is considered as a major concern of our century. Management tools were provided to help municipalities to reduce their emissions and to find the best way to valorize their waste. Life cycle assessment methodology was used jointly by the University of Liège and by Intradel, inter-municipal of the region of Liège (Belgium) to evaluate the impact of their activities and their improvement through years. [less ▲]

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See detailÉvolution de l’impact environnemental lié à la gestion des déchets ménagers en Belgique (Liège) durant les trente dernières années
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Digneffe, Jean-Marc et al

in SFGP (Ed.) Récents Progrès en Génie des Procédés (2011)

The goal of this study was to evaluate the improvement of waste management through the last thirty years. Four steps of time and of technologies of waste treatment were evaluated. The first scenario is ... [more ▼]

The goal of this study was to evaluate the improvement of waste management through the last thirty years. Four steps of time and of technologies of waste treatment were evaluated. The first scenario is situated before 1970 with waste landfilling without recuperation and valorization of gas. The second one considers the situation between 1990 and 2009 with a unit comprising grinding and sorting of waste to obtain fluff which was burnt in an incinerator, remaining waste being sent to sanitary landfill with recuperation and valorization of gas. The third one is the current one, in operation since 2009, with incineration of the whole of the residual municipal waste. The last scenario is about future considering the current installation and adding a biomethanation of the biodegradable fraction of household waste. Main result of this study is the improvement through years starting from the important environmental impact of landfilling to a negative impact with the current installation coupled with biomethanation. Global warming impact from the eighties was reduced by 4 in the years 1990-2008, by 6 for the current scenario alone or coupled with a biomethanation plant. Valorization of electricity is helpful to reduce consumptions of fuels and associated impacts. This study confirms the improvement of technologies and emissions of waste management through years. [less ▲]

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See detailLife cycle assessment as decision tool for sustainable choices in mineral materials field: environmental declarations of Belgian products and their foreign equivalents
Belboom, Sandra ULg; Renzoni, Roberto ULg; Léonard, Angélique ULg et al

in Martens, Per Nicolai (Ed.) Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry : Institute of Mining Engineering I, RWTH Aachen University, 14-17 June 2011 (2011)

Construction is a field which is concerned by environment. Tools as environmental product declarations are increasingly often used to compare several products and to take account of the environmental ... [more ▼]

Construction is a field which is concerned by environment. Tools as environmental product declarations are increasingly often used to compare several products and to take account of the environmental sphere in the choice. Environmental declarations of Belgian bluestone and sandstone products were realized in accordance with the ISO standards and following the standard NF P 01-010. The main goals of these studies were to obtain Belgian environmental product declarations to strengthen existing databases and to provide defences against Asian competition. Indeed, competition with China for bluestone products and with India for sandstone pavement is very important due the fact of the very competitive prices for foreign products. The impacts on climate change, resources and acidification of the sole transport were taken into account for foreign products and they are at less as important as these obtained for the whole life cycle of Belgian products. [less ▲]

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