Sustainable Polymer & Energy

Open Access  ISSN: 2958-7700 (Online);  2958-7697 (Print)

Sustainable Polymer & Energy is an international and open-access journal that covers fundamental and applied science on sustainable polymers, and related energy storage and conversion technologies.

Editor-in-Chief

Yuezhong  Meng Prof. Yuezhong Meng

1. Pearl-River Chair Professor, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China; 

2. Principal Investigator, Chemistry Section, Henan Academy of Sciences, Zhengzhou 450000, China

Jean  Duhamel Prof. Jean Duhamel
Institute for Polymer Research, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, N2L 3G1, ON, Canada

Editorial Board

Article Open Access
Purification the Solvent for the Production of High-Density Polyethylene
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2024, 2(1), 10001; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2024.10001
  • N. A. Samoilov   Check
     16 Jan 2024

    The adsorption purification of gasoline fraction with NaX zeolites as a solvent for the production of high-density polyethylene at a large pilot plant...

    Article Open Access
    Anion Exchange Membrane Reinforced with Polyethylene Substrate for Alkaline Fuel Cell Applications
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(3), 10012; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10012
  • Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed Mahmoud   Keijiro Nagahara   Kenji Miyatake   Check
     25 Sep 2023

    To enhance mechanical robustness of our in-house anion exchange membrane (QPAF-4), the reinforcement technique was applied using ozone-treated, porous...

    Article Open Access
    Synthesis and Characterization of Cyclic Carbonate End-Functional Linear and Star Polyesters via Ring-Opening Polymerization
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10011; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10011
  • Ravindra Mahadev PATIL   Satyanarayana Ganugapati   Rudhramyna Gnaneshwar   Check
     08 Sep 2023

    Well-defined α-(cyclic carbonate), ω-hydroxyl heterotelechelic poly (D,L-lactide)s (PDLLAs) were prepared with good end-group fidelity by ring-opening...

    Review Open Access
    Green Composites Using Naturally Occurring Fibers: A Comprehensive Review
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10010; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10010
  • Hans Raj   Swikriti Tripathi   Sudeepta Bauri   Avishek Choudhary   Subham Mandal   Pralay Maiti   Check
     15 Aug 2023

    Depletion of non-renewable resources and health hazards of petroleum-based polymers and plastics has enforced the development of eco-friendly material...

    Review Open Access
    Creating Shape Memory Polymers from Biobased Resources
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10009; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10009
  • Kun Luo   Zhi-Yuan Xu   Rui Zhan   Ke-Ke Yang   Check
     24 Jul 2023

    Developing polymer materials from biomass is a promising pathway to address serious environmental and resource issues. To date, a series of biobased g...

    Article Open Access
    Transparent, Hydrolysable and Flame Retarded Bio-based Epoxy Resins via Catalyst-free Polymerization of Triglycidyl Isocyanurate and Aliphatic Diacids
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10008; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10008
  • Tianlong Ma   Donglin Tang   Check
     01 Jun 2023

    In this study, transparent and hydrolysable intrinsic flame retarded epoxy resins were synthesized successfully by melting polymerization without any ...

    Article Open Access
    A High-efficiency Cathode Using Co3O4 and Carbon Paper by Electrodeposition for Rechargeable Lithium-oxygen Batteries
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10007; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10007
  • Jing Chen   Tiedong Liu   Bin Zhang   Yu Min   Hongqiang Wang   Qing-yu Li   Check
     08 May 2023

    The conductivity, microstructure, low cost, eco-friendliness, simple and controllable preparation are key points of the preparation and application of...

    Review Open Access
    Recent Progress in Modification and Preparations of the Promising Biodegradable Plastics: Polylactide and Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate)
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10006; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10006
  • Mei Meng   Shuanjin Wang   Min Xiao   Yuezhong Meng   Check
     12 Apr 2023

    The acquisition of high-performance biodegradable plastics is of great significance in addressing the problem of environmental pollution of plastics. ...

    Article Open Access
    Waterborne Polyurethane Dispersion Synthesized from CO2 Based Poly (Ethylene Carbonate) Diol with High Performance
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10005; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10005
  • Zhenhong Huang   Zonglin He   Chaozhi Wang   Zhu Ding   Jiaoyan Ai   Lina Song   Baohua Liu   Check
     21 Mar 2023

    CO2-based aliphatic polycarbonates (APCs) are not widely commercialized due to the poor performance and high cost, compared to the traditio...

    Review Open Access
    Ultra-thin Solid Electrolyte in Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10004; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10004
  • Lei Zhong   Zhifeng Li   Shuanjin Wang   Sheng Huang   Check
     15 Mar 2023

    Safety concern of lithium-ion battery, attributed to using volatile and flammable liquid electrolytes, could be addressed by using solid electrolytes....

    Review Open Access
    Review on Multi-Functional Separator for Li-S Batteries
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10003; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10003
  • Xin Zhang   Bingyi Ma   Sheng Huang   Dongmei Han   Check
     13 Mar 2023

    Because lithium-ion batteries are not able to meet increasing demand for capacity density and power density, lithium metal batteries are given great e...

    Article Open Access
    Metal-Free Lewis Pair Catalysts for a One-Pot Terpolymerization of Propylene Oxide, ʟ-Lactide and CO2
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10002; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10002
  • Shuxian Ye   Jiaxin Liang   Yansong Ren   Shuanjin Wang   Dongmei Han   Sheng Huang   Zhiheng Huang   Min Xiao   Yuezhong Meng   Check
     30 Jan 2023

    Multiblock and di-/tri-block copolymers are successfully synthesized for the first time via the metal-free terpolymerization of propylene oxide (PO), ...

    Review Open Access
    Recent Progress in Modification and Preparations of the Promising Biodegradable Plastics: Polylactide and Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate)
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10006; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10006
  • Mei Meng   Shuanjin Wang   Min Xiao   Yuezhong Meng   Check
     12 Apr 2023

    The acquisition of high-performance biodegradable plastics is of great significance in addressing the problem of environmental pollution of plastics. ...

    Article Open Access
    Metal-Free Lewis Pair Catalysts for a One-Pot Terpolymerization of Propylene Oxide, ʟ-Lactide and CO2
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10002; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10002
  • Shuxian Ye   Jiaxin Liang   Yansong Ren   Shuanjin Wang   Dongmei Han   Sheng Huang   Zhiheng Huang   Min Xiao   Yuezhong Meng   Check
     30 Jan 2023

    Multiblock and di-/tri-block copolymers are successfully synthesized for the first time via the metal-free terpolymerization of propylene oxide (PO), ...

    Review Open Access
    Ultra-thin Solid Electrolyte in Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10004; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10004
  • Lei Zhong   Zhifeng Li   Shuanjin Wang   Sheng Huang   Check
     15 Mar 2023

    Safety concern of lithium-ion battery, attributed to using volatile and flammable liquid electrolytes, could be addressed by using solid electrolytes....

    Article Open Access
    Waterborne Polyurethane Dispersion Synthesized from CO2 Based Poly (Ethylene Carbonate) Diol with High Performance
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10005; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10005
  • Zhenhong Huang   Zonglin He   Chaozhi Wang   Zhu Ding   Jiaoyan Ai   Lina Song   Baohua Liu   Check
     21 Mar 2023

    CO2-based aliphatic polycarbonates (APCs) are not widely commercialized due to the poor performance and high cost, compared to the traditio...

    Review Open Access
    Review on Multi-Functional Separator for Li-S Batteries
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(1), 10003; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10003
  • Xin Zhang   Bingyi Ma   Sheng Huang   Dongmei Han   Check
     13 Mar 2023

    Because lithium-ion batteries are not able to meet increasing demand for capacity density and power density, lithium metal batteries are given great e...

    Article Open Access
    Transparent, Hydrolysable and Flame Retarded Bio-based Epoxy Resins via Catalyst-free Polymerization of Triglycidyl Isocyanurate and Aliphatic Diacids
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10008; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10008
  • Tianlong Ma   Donglin Tang   Check
     01 Jun 2023

    In this study, transparent and hydrolysable intrinsic flame retarded epoxy resins were synthesized successfully by melting polymerization without any ...

    Article Open Access
    A High-efficiency Cathode Using Co3O4 and Carbon Paper by Electrodeposition for Rechargeable Lithium-oxygen Batteries
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10007; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10007
  • Jing Chen   Tiedong Liu   Bin Zhang   Yu Min   Hongqiang Wang   Qing-yu Li   Check
     08 May 2023

    The conductivity, microstructure, low cost, eco-friendliness, simple and controllable preparation are key points of the preparation and application of...

    Review Open Access
    Green Composites Using Naturally Occurring Fibers: A Comprehensive Review
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10010; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10010
  • Hans Raj   Swikriti Tripathi   Sudeepta Bauri   Avishek Choudhary   Subham Mandal   Pralay Maiti   Check
     15 Aug 2023

    Depletion of non-renewable resources and health hazards of petroleum-based polymers and plastics has enforced the development of eco-friendly material...

    Review Open Access
    Creating Shape Memory Polymers from Biobased Resources
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10009; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10009
  • Kun Luo   Zhi-Yuan Xu   Rui Zhan   Ke-Ke Yang   Check
     24 Jul 2023

    Developing polymer materials from biomass is a promising pathway to address serious environmental and resource issues. To date, a series of biobased g...

    Article Open Access
    Anion Exchange Membrane Reinforced with Polyethylene Substrate for Alkaline Fuel Cell Applications
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(3), 10012; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10012
  • Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed Mahmoud   Keijiro Nagahara   Kenji Miyatake   Check
     25 Sep 2023

    To enhance mechanical robustness of our in-house anion exchange membrane (QPAF-4), the reinforcement technique was applied using ozone-treated, porous...

    Article Open Access
    Synthesis and Characterization of Cyclic Carbonate End-Functional Linear and Star Polyesters via Ring-Opening Polymerization
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2023, 1(2), 10011; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2023.10011
  • Ravindra Mahadev PATIL   Satyanarayana Ganugapati   Rudhramyna Gnaneshwar   Check
     08 Sep 2023

    Well-defined α-(cyclic carbonate), ω-hydroxyl heterotelechelic poly (D,L-lactide)s (PDLLAs) were prepared with good end-group fidelity by ring-opening...

    Article Open Access
    Purification the Solvent for the Production of High-Density Polyethylene
  • Sustainable Polymer & Energy 2024, 2(1), 10001; https://doi.org/10.35534/spe.2024.10001
  • N. A. Samoilov   Check
     16 Jan 2024

    The adsorption purification of gasoline fraction with NaX zeolites as a solvent for the production of high-density polyethylene at a large pilot plant...