Adsorptive removal of cationic methylene blue and anionic Congo red dyes using wet-torrefied microalgal biochar: Equilibrium, kinetic and mechanism modeling

Kai Ling Yu, Xin Jiat Lee, Hwai Chyuan Ong, Wei Hsin Chen, Jo Shu Chang, Chih Sheng Lin, Pau Loke Show, Tau Chuan Ling

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Abstract

The main finding of the work: The adsorption of dye removal using microalgal biochar derived from the wet-torrefaction conversion process is addressed which is conducive to wastewater treatment.

Original languageBritish English
Article number115986
JournalEnvironmental Pollution
Volume272
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2021

Keywords

  • Biochar
  • Dye adsorption
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Equilibrium and kinetic modeling
  • Microalgae
  • Wet torrefaction

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