15. Assessment of the Ecotoxicological and Environmental Effects of Biorefineries

  1. Haibo Xie3 and
  2. Nicholas Gathergood4
  1. Kerstin Bluhm1,
  2. Sebastian Heger1,
  3. Matthew T. Agler2,
  4. Sibylle Maletz1,
  5. Andreas Schäffer1,
  6. Thomas-Benjamin Seiler1,
  7. Largus T. Angenent1 and
  8. Henner Hollert1

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch15

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

How to Cite

Bluhm, K., Heger, S., Agler, M. T., Maletz, S., Schäffer, A., Seiler, T.-B., Angenent, L. T. and Hollert, H. (2012) Assessment of the Ecotoxicological and Environmental Effects of Biorefineries, in The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion (eds H. Xie and N. Gathergood), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  2. 4

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Solar Energy Conversion Strategic Research Cluster, University College Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Environmental Research, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470644102

Online ISBN: 9781118449400

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Keywords:

  • biorefineries, ecotoxicological/environmental;
  • LCA for GHG potential;
  • biomass pretreatment;
  • bioassays for toxicity;
  • in vitro biotests in ecotoxicology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References