African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1116

Reusing polyethylene terephthalate bottles (PETBs) for sealing panels manufacturing: The influence of bottle types on their thermal performance

February 2024 - Vol 18 Num. 2

This study aims to investigate the influence of PET bottle type used during PET panel manufacturing on their thermal performance. Used PETBs are an increasing threat to the environment. Plastic wastes cause air pollution, and water and soil contamination. Nowadays, vast amounts of such waste are unsafely disposed of in...

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Reusing polyethylene terephthalate bottles (PETBs) for sealing panels manufacturing: The influence of bottle types on their thermal performance

February 2024

Walfrido Alonso Pippo, Ivan Dario Gomez Araujo, Oswaldo Hideo Ando Junior and Luciano Ari Fiamonzini

Impact of waste vehicle tyres incineration and heavy metals contamination of soil in some locations in Lafia, Nasarawa State

January 2024

Joseph Ikwebe and Christopher David Bando,

An assessment of health care waste generation rates in public, faith-based and private health facilities in Douala, Littoral Region of Cameron

January 2024

Noela E Kazeem and Veronica E Manga

Revitalizing maize production through managing biological N fixation, soil acidification and nitrous oxide emission from legumes in tropics

January 2024

Daniel Markos and Tarekegn Yoseph

Groundwater quality assessment and human health risks in Ovitoto, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia

December 2023

Priskila Mwatukange, Erold Naomab and Omotayo Rafiu Awofolu  

September 2014

Removal of azo dye from water by adsorption using waste residue from alum manufacturing process

Haimanot habte, Feleke Zewge and Mesfin Redi

September 2014

Arsenic pollution of surface and subsurface water in Onitsha, Nigeria

A. C. C. Ezeabasili, O. L. Anike, B. U. Okoro and C. M. U-Dominic

September 2014

Sediment and nutrient lost by runoff from two watersheds, Digga district in Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia

Alemayehu Wudneh, Teklu Erkossa and Prhaba Devi

November 2013

Solid waste dumping site suitability analysis using geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing for Bahir Dar Town, North Western Ethiopia

Tirusew Ayisheshim Ebistu and Amare Sewnet Minale

November 2013

Farmers’ perception of the effects of soil and water conservation structures on crop production: The case of Bokole watershed, Southern Ethiopia

Kebede Wolka, Awdenegest Moges and Fantaw Yimer

May 2021

Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya

Irene Wakio Mwakesi, Raphael Githiga Wahome and Daniel Weru Ichang’i

October 2020

Assessment of the phytoremediation capabilities of bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) for the remediation of heavy metals (Pb, Ni and Cd) contaminated water

Oshiotse Anita Emashogwe, Inengite Azibaola Kesiye, Godwin Jackson and Ugbome Isaac

February 2024

Reusing polyethylene terephthalate bottles (PETBs) for sealing panels manufacturing: The influence of bottle types on their thermal performance

Walfrido Alonso Pippo, Ivan Dario Gomez Araujo, Oswaldo Hideo Ando Junior and Luciano Ari Fiamonzini

September 2020

An appraisal of high definition survey approaches in subsidence monitoring of crude oil storage tanks

Hart Lawrence and Udeh Kenneth

December 2020

Residents’ perception of the effects of soot pollution in Rivers State, Nigeria

Mina Whyte, Tamuno-Wari Numbere and Kabari Sam,