Recycling Research


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River Cleanup 
Agriculture students worked to clean up the Tennessee River and some of its tributaries of plant growth and trash.



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Bottle Art at UT Gardens Jackson 
More than 6,000 bottles were used to create this stunning garden display!


 

Recent Publications

Formation of Nanoplastics from Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films and Characterization of their Behavior in Soil Hayes, D. G., A. Astner, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, and V. S. Urban.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017. [Abstract]

Long-Term Impacts of Biodegradable Plastic Mulches for Sustainable Production of Fruits and Vegetables Hayes, D. G., L. C. Wadsworth, N. F. Omar, A. L. Wszelaki, J. M. DeBruyn, and S. M. Schaeffer.  2016.  American Ecological Engineering Society 16th Annual Meeting, Knoxville, 7 June 2016. [Abstract]

Recycling of used railroad ties via a thermochemical process using a semi-pilot scale auger reactor system.  Kim, P., N. Abdoulmoumine, J. Lloyd, and N. Labbe.  2016.  AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 13-18, 2016.

Recycling of used railroad ties via two-staged pyrolysis for production of wood preservatives and bio-oil: pyrolytic investigation by TGA and Py-GC/MS.  Kim, P, L. Lloyd, J. Kim, and N. Labbe.  2015.  The International Research group on Wood Protection annual meeting (IRG 46), May 10-14, 2015, Viņa del Mar, Chile.

Recycling Your Christmas Tree; The Mixed Stand (Pine-Hardwood) Management Alternative; Brown Needles on White Pine.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2013.  FWF Monthly Update Articles, FWF Monthly Update Articles.

Transcriptome profiling of the intoxication response of Tenebrio molitor larvae to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin Oppert, B., S. Dowd, P. Bouffard, L. Li, A. Conesa, M. D. Lorenzen, M. Toutges, J. Marshall, D. L. Huestis, J. Fabrick, C. J. Oppert, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2012.  PLoS ONE, 7(4):e34624. [Abstract]

Recycling Food Processing Wastes in Pennsylvania: A project summary report for the Ben Franklin Partnership Program.  Robillard, P. D., H. W. Harpster, J. H. MacNeil, K. S. Martin, L. O. Pordesimo, and R. B. Taylor.  1992.  Pennsylvania Food Industry Council, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.